An Interview: Matt Light

Our latest mix and interview comes from a long time friend of ours who we've been dying to get on the Mantissa series for a while. Slack Alice co-founder and Plaque founder Matt Light joins us for a delve into his journey so far. Matt, a huge thanks for joining us! So to kick things…Read more An Interview: Matt Light

Premiere: Control Freak Recordings

Control Freak Recordings are a London based label run by Will And Tal, who also run the Cabin Fever party. Having curated their first release this summer, Translucence by Keplrr, which was full of dance floor heater such as "Translucence" and "4DRK", we are extremely excited to see that they are on the verge of…Read more Premiere: Control Freak Recordings

Preview: Homobloc Festival 2019

You could be forgiven for thinking that the end of summer means the end of festival season. Thankfully that is not the case, with Manchester’s Homoelectric queer-party crew putting on their first festival, Homobloc. It will take place on the 9th November at Depot, Mayfield; a new 10,000 capacity in Manchester. With two decades of…Read more Preview: Homobloc Festival 2019

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

A Review: Presha Records Presents – Ian DPM

Presha made a fantastic debut to the London club scene earlier this month on October 19th at Bar-A-Bar in Stoke Newington. Having had great success throwing parties in Guildford for the last few years, expanding into London was a great next step. Starting things off was Presha records resident and label boss 95Bones, playing 10…Read more A Review: Presha Records Presents – Ian DPM

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

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