Mixes to Dig: Sam Hall DJ Directory #16

[above image credit: Dimensions DJ Directoy] Bristol based Sam Hall is one of the most interesting up and coming DJ’s at the moment. A regular on the Bristol circuit and a man with a fantastically diverse musical taste; with all this, you know whenever he puts a mix together it’s going to be something special.…Read more Mixes to Dig: Sam Hall DJ Directory #16

An Interview: Natalia Augustyniak (aka Eksish)

Natalia Augustyniak, aka Eksish, is an emerging Bristol based artist who has caught our eye here at Mantissa due to her musical taste and style when DJing. She is an emerging talent in the techno scene and we at Mantissa were lucky enough to sit down and have a chat with the Bristol based DJ.…Read more An Interview: Natalia Augustyniak (aka Eksish)

Mixes to Dig: Intervention on Noods Radio w/ Aurora

[Rye Wax Nightclub, image credit: Resident Advisor] Yewande Adeniran aka Ifeoluwa’s debut show on Bristol based Noods radio has long been overdue. She has been doing the rounds in Bristol recently by both Djing out for prestigious nights such as Rough Draft and being heavily involved in teaching in DJ workshops under the same name, Intervention.…Read more Mixes to Dig: Intervention on Noods Radio w/ Aurora

Tune of the Week: Peverelist & Kowton – Raw Code

Pev and Kowton's raw code is a great example of the highly consistent dance music coming out of Bristol, especially their label that they co-founded with Asusu. However, this release was on Hessle Audio and "Raw Code" typifies the city's sound. Bright synths open the piece followed by heavy syncopate drum work, leading to a…Read more Tune of the Week: Peverelist & Kowton – Raw Code

A Review: Frank’s 2016

Release: Skee Mask - Shred 08 (Illian Tape) Arguably the best album of 2016, Skee Mask’s “Shred” exemplified the anonymous producer’s ability to fuse heavy clubbier beats with more ambient styles. From this album, “Shred 08” has to be the pick of the bunch. Intrepid breaks form the backbone of the track, while vast shearing…Read more A Review: Frank’s 2016