An Interview: Automatic Tasty [Mantissa 100 Special]

When searching through your music on YouTube, a comment on Beannach Mhór states "He could play every jimi hendrix song/solo perfectly on the strat when we would hang out in his room as teenagers" is this true and what was your relationship with music from a young age? Lies! Ah no, I used to sit…Read more An Interview: Automatic Tasty [Mantissa 100 Special]

An Interview: Hadj Sameer

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, where you grew up and where you live now? I'm really bad at introducing myself but well let’s do it. I'm Hadj Sameer aka Samiroquai, I'm 27, I was born and grew up in the Parisian suburb and lived in London too, for a while. I'm…Read more An Interview: Hadj Sameer

An Interview: Blint

  (Above photo courtesy of Matthew Wood) Blint (aka Felix Nisble) is a veteran of the DJing world, based in Bochum and having played all over Germany. He is the founder of the label Blintmusik, of which the current releases seem to revolve around a theme of hypnotic, broken, and bass heavy techno – all…Read more An Interview: Blint

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)

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

Interview: Simple Symmetry

[Above image credit: Simple Symmetry] In another effort to deliver you with great music, Mantissa sat down with Moscow based Simple Symmetry to talk about their influences, latest EP and what to expect from these guys in the future. Sasha and Sergey, aka Simple Symmetry have been laying down some awesome tracks under Disco Halal, have a listen…Read more Interview: Simple Symmetry

Interview: Idit Frenkel

To mark number 50 in the mix series, James from Mantissa sat down with Idit Frenkel to get a sneak peak into the mind of this illustrious Israeli DJ. We cover her influences from start to finish, as well as touching on some of her favourite producers, DJ's and club nights in and around her patch, Tel Aviv. Idit Frenkel's…Read more Interview: Idit Frenkel