A Review: Dekmantel Selectors 2017

[Above image credit: Kasia Zacharko] Deciding between the plethora of summer festivals on offer is often an arduous task. However, the selectors festival stood out to the Mantissa crew due to its size, secluded feel and the guarantee of beautiful Croatian summer sunshine. On top of this, a festival run by Dekmantel also guarantees organisation and…Read more A Review: Dekmantel Selectors 2017

Mixes to Dig: BTTB 2000-01 // Nick Höppner’s 2-Step Mix // X-132

[Above image credit: Katja Ruge] Reading Nick Höppner's recent Playing Favourites feature on Resident Advisor reaffirmed that few share his passion for music. Listing the likes of Moment by Gang Starr and You're Living All Over Me by Dinosaur Jr. among his favourite songs was a refreshing change from a series that often seems a…Read more Mixes to Dig: BTTB 2000-01 // Nick Höppner’s 2-Step Mix // X-132

Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO b2b Helena Hauff @Sónar Festival 2016

[Above image credit: Resident Advisor] Founded in 1994, Sonar Festival in Barcelona, has established itself as one of the most popular, yet diverse and adventurous festivals of the European electronic music scene. With a line up ranging from Jon Hopkins to Justice, from Moderat to Thundercat, a musical event of this magnitude situated in Spain’s…Read more Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO b2b Helena Hauff @Sónar Festival 2016

Mixes to Dig: Glitterbox Radio Show 005 w/ Joey Negro

[Above image credit: Glitterbox (via Ibiza Voice)] This weeks Mix to Dig is inspired by the sunshine, bringing you high pitch vocals and rhythmic baselines - Glitterbox's 5th instalment packs a heavy hitting special guest, Joey Negro (aka Dave Lee). Although the show is hosted and mixed by Glitterbox's Melvo Baptiste, Joey joins us via…Read more Mixes to Dig: Glitterbox Radio Show 005 w/ Joey Negro

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

Mixes to Dig: Shanti Celeste & Gramrcy 2nd December 2016 NTS Radio

[Above image credit: Mixmag] This week’s mix of the week is brought to you from two very talented DJ’s and Housework residents Shanti Celeste and Gramrcy, and Shanti’s show on NTS radio, recorded towards the tail end of Christmas last year. Recorded from Shanti’s living room in Berlin (as she states early on in the show),…Read more Mixes to Dig: Shanti Celeste & Gramrcy 2nd December 2016 NTS Radio

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)