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

A Review: Jambo’s 2017

[Above image credit: Pitchfork] Night of the Year: Karen Gwyer @ DBA presents DJ Bone, Batu, rRoxymore, MGUN, Karen Gwyer (Live), Semtek Don't Be Afraid is a label that has been firing on all fronts in 2017. Releases from Karen Gwyer, TR One and rRoxymore rank amongst the year's best, while they have hosted some…Read more A Review: Jambo’s 2017

A Review: Tom Allman’s 2017

Night of the Year: Skee Mask at the Waiting Room 16th December There have a whole host of events and nights this year that have been brilliant and made it really hard to pick a particular highlight. A few highlights I feel need mentioning are Josey Rebelle, Beatrice Dillon and Bruce at Hessle’s 10th anniversary…Read more A Review: Tom Allman’s 2017

Mixes To Dig: Truancy Volume 193: Joe

  [Above Image Credit: FACT Magazine] After many years, Joe remains a mysterious figure in an underground scene full of big faces. Having produced several Hessle Audio classics such as claptrap and slope, Joe has reemerged with one of the year's best EPs containing Tail Lift and the previously unknown track from Joy O's Essential…Read more Mixes To Dig: Truancy Volume 193: Joe

Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO – Untitled (The Trilogy Tapes Mix)

[Above image credit: Tailored Communication] This week's ‘Mix To Dig’ takes us back to 2010. Brought to you by Ben UFO AKA Ben Thompson, this mix acts as a reminder of his broad music tastes. Having gained his reputation through playing and introducing listeners to left of field music as a DJ, and jointly running…Read more Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO – Untitled (The Trilogy Tapes Mix)

Mixes To Dig: Avalon Emerson & Courtesy @Sónar Festival 2017

[Above image credit: Sonar.es] Avalon Emerson and Courtesy are regulars of the Mixes To Dig series for good reason. The sets of few other DJs share the raw energy or selection abilities of those by these two, something that is evident in both their podcasts (see the Courtesy's recent appearance on the Hessle Audio show)…Read more Mixes To Dig: Avalon Emerson & Courtesy @Sónar Festival 2017

An Interview: Gabriel Szatan

Gabriel Szatan is man you might need an introduction to, even if you probably know the engines he helps fuel: one of the core team booking and hosting shows worldwide at none other than Boiler Room; an esteemed music journalist writing reviews and features for the likes of Red Bull Music Academy, Pitchfork, Boiler Room’s…Read more An Interview: Gabriel Szatan