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

Tune of the Week: Kettenkarussell – Brueder [Giegling LP06]

[above image credit: Giegling] Leafgar Legov and Konstantin have teamed up again for another release as Kettenkarussell on the esteemed Giegling imprint. The German based label has garnered a significant following over the past few years, and for good reason. The extensive hype and high expectations that precedes each release is seldom not matched or…Read more Tune of the Week: Kettenkarussell – Brueder [Giegling LP06]

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)

Tune of the Week: Skee Mask – Panorama

One of the last tracks on Skee Mask’s Shred EP, Panorama is a wonderful breakbeat track which is both full of intense rhythmic manoeuvres and beautiful ambience. The track begins with quietly with some off-beat percussion before the overarching ambient melody of the track begins - a simple yet constantly changing meandering synth which gives…Read more Tune of the Week: Skee Mask – Panorama

Mixes to Dig: Jon K @ Dimensions Festival 2015 (Stamp Mix #60)

[Above image credit: Field] The term selector in DJing terms is becoming increasingly ambiguous and subjective, with every person you ask likely to give a different answer. In my opinion, few merit association with this term more than Jon K; a DJ who combines a wealth of music knowledge with mixing technique, in order to…Read more Mixes to Dig: Jon K @ Dimensions Festival 2015 (Stamp Mix #60)

An Interview: Aurora

Tom: Hi Aurora, it’s great to finally get to sit down and have a chat with you. Your Spectral night in London seems to be going from strength to strength from what I see, which is brilliant! First things first, to you what is Spectral and why did you set it up? Starting my own…Read more An Interview: Aurora