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: 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

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

Tune of the Week: Telephones – Expanse

Vibe Telemetry was slept on massively when it was released towards the end of 2016, with Telephones showcasing frenzied melodies, polyrhythms and pleasing harmonies influenced by the world over, which I think the artwork depicts wonderfully. There are serene moments in this album such as the aptly named Expanse, which starts off as a hollow…Read more Tune of the Week: Telephones – Expanse

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