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: 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

Tune of the Week: Theo Parrish – Gullah Geechee

[Above image credit: Sound Signature US] As we soak up the final rays of the British summertime and build excitement for a Mantissa outing to witness one of the pioneers of the Detroit scene play next weekend, we’ve given the nod to an easy listening, reflective piece by Theo Parrish for this week’s tune. Gullah…Read more Tune of the Week: Theo Parrish – Gullah Geechee

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

An Interview: Kvanchi

In the first part of a mini-series that aims to showcase some of the world’s newest and most exciting clubs through the eyes of their residents we take you to Tbilisi’s, Bassiani courtesy of Kvanchi. We were lucky enough to sit down with the Horoom resident and Bassiani label manager to learn about his musical…Read more An Interview: Kvanchi

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