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

Mixes to Dig: Room II Records w/ aka Nothing b2b Bruce

[Above Image Credit: Room II Records] Bruce is someone who we at Mantissa have long been a fan of; and for good reason. His productions are always essential for the record bag and behind the decks he has consistently delivered some of the best sets. Through this, aka Nothing’s show on Radar Radio, Room II…Read more Mixes to Dig: Room II Records w/ aka Nothing b2b Bruce

Mixes to Dig: LWE Podcast 05: Tama Sumo

Few electronic music publications have had as profound an effect on the scene as Little White Earbuds. Across the course of its existence it released challenging interviews, in-depth reviews and exemplary podcasts with many of its former writers continuing to shape the electronic music scene at Resident Advisor. The list of LWE Editor-in-chief, Steve Mizek's…Read more Mixes to Dig: LWE Podcast 05: Tama Sumo

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