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

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]

Mixes To Dig – Fact Mix 515 – Kowton

Above Image Credit: James Clothier Few techno producers or labels over the past decade have managed to carve out a sound as unique as Kowton and Livity Sound. The stripped back techno released through Livity Sound and showcased on this mix shines equal focus on each element of the track, with space to breath between…Read more Mixes To Dig – Fact Mix 515 – Kowton

Selections: DJ Soda-Stream

Ahead of our next party at the White Hart we decided to catch up with our guest on the evening, DJ Soda-Stream. We have been following his career for a while, and as well as being founder of the Soft Drinks series, he is an incredibly talented Producer and DJ with a brilliant selection. Here…Read more Selections: DJ Soda-Stream

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

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

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