An Interview: Unbound

Unbound is a London based project created by the incredibly kind Charles Olisanekwu AKA DJ Winggold. In his own words Unbound is a celebration of all styles of electronic music, championing boundary-pushing sounds and putting on bleeding-edge lineups. I saw this first hand at their last party at The Cause when Unbound joined forces with…Read more An Interview: Unbound

Preview: Presha Records Presents – Ian DPM

Presha make their London debut this Friday in the intimate venue of Bar-A-Bar, a Mantissa favourite. Bristol’s Ian DPM aka Definite Party Material headlines the night with an extended set – something we at Mantissa are eager to see. Ian DPM is on the rise, and for good reason; through his YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/dpmsound)  and…Read more Preview: Presha Records Presents – Ian DPM

A Review: Farr Festival 2018

[Above image credit: Farr] Farr Festival has grown steadily since its inception in 2009, from a gathering of friends to a festival hosting up to 10,000 people. Over this space of time, many other small, boutique style electronic music festivals have sprouted across the UK including Gottwood, Houghton and Field Maneuvers to name a few,…Read more A Review: Farr Festival 2018

Tune of the Week: Jon Hopkins – Emerald Rush

[Above image Credit: Jon Hopkins] There are seldom few electronic producers whose music is so unique and distinct that it is instantly identifiable. The very nature of electronic music means that it can be reproduced and mimicked with relative ease, often to the point of exasperation for the listening audience. It is uncommon for an…Read more Tune of the Week: Jon Hopkins – Emerald Rush

Mixes to Dig: Henry Wu – NTS 21/02/2018

[Above image Credit: NTS Radio] Releasing a steady stream of eclecticism for over five years on labels close to home in South London, namely 22a Records and Rhythm Section International, to his collaboration with Berlin-based Odd Socks Records, Henry Wu has cemented himself as a protagonist in the ascendency of creativity and jazz in electronic…Read more Mixes to Dig: Henry Wu – NTS 21/02/2018

Tune of the Week: A.A.L – Some Kind Of Game

[Above image credit - A.A.L] Aside from his unquestionable ability to create celebrated, genre-defining music, part of Nicolas Jaar’s allure as a producer is his willingness to evolve and progress. The diversity of his output, spanning a career already into its second decade, has allowed him to maintain prominence as one of electronic music’s greatest…Read more Tune of the Week: A.A.L – Some Kind Of Game

Mixes to Dig: Ryuichi Sakamoto on NTS Radio 22/09/2017

[above image credit: Fact] This week's Mix to Dig comes from a somewhat unlikely source. If you haven't heard Ryuichi Sakamoto's name before, you will have certainly heard his work. At 65 years of age, the Japanese 'musician, composer, record producer, pianist, activist, writer, actor and dancer' (as described in his Wikipedia page) has been…Read more Mixes to Dig: Ryuichi Sakamoto on NTS Radio 22/09/2017