A Review: Jambo’s 2017

[Above image credit: Pitchfork] Night of the Year: Karen Gwyer @ DBA presents DJ Bone, Batu, rRoxymore, MGUN, Karen Gwyer (Live), Semtek Don't Be Afraid is a label that has been firing on all fronts in 2017. Releases from Karen Gwyer, TR One and rRoxymore rank amongst the year's best, while they have hosted some…Read more A Review: Jambo’s 2017

A Review: Percolate Open Air

[Above image credit: Michael Njunge and Gemma Bell - Here & Now] London is a city with an ever-changing and pioneering dance scene. While cities such as Berlin and Amsterdam boast many well respected and protected clubs, London clubs face a constant fight against closure and gentrification. While this could be viewed negatively, it has also…Read more A Review: Percolate Open Air

Mixes To Dig: Avalon Emerson & Courtesy @Sónar Festival 2017

[Above image credit: Sonar.es] Avalon Emerson and Courtesy are regulars of the Mixes To Dig series for good reason. The sets of few other DJs share the raw energy or selection abilities of those by these two, something that is evident in both their podcasts (see the Courtesy's recent appearance on the Hessle Audio show)…Read more Mixes To Dig: Avalon Emerson & Courtesy @Sónar Festival 2017

A Review: Don’t Be Afraid @Bloc

Over the past few months Mantissa have attended nights leaning towards the lighter end of the spectrum. A strange fact for a collective who's interest in the scene was sparked by the likes of Hessle Audio, Livity Sound and Swamp 81 (Boddika days). The need to return to this heavier and unpredictable sound led to…Read more A Review: Don’t Be Afraid @Bloc