Tune of the Week: Crazy P – Witch Doctor

Witch Doctor is the closing tune of Crazy P’s latest album, Walk Dance Talk and Sing, and it’s one of those songs which is almost impossible to place in a specific genre. The track builds on the same loop, a sample of the bass guitar from True Believers by Level 42, which is repeated throughout…Read more Tune of the Week: Crazy P – Witch Doctor

Tune of the Week: Yukihiro Takahashi – Extraordinary

As a core member of Japanese musical group Yellow Magic Orchestra, Yukihiro Takahashi has been at the heart of some of the most influential records to grace electronic music. Their willingness to experiment with new sounds and technology allowed them to stand out and lay the groundworks for a host of far reaching styles under…Read more Tune of the Week: Yukihiro Takahashi – Extraordinary

Tune(s) of the Week: Larry Heard, Mr. White – The Sun Can’t Compare / Theo Parrish – Summertime is Here

As anticipation increases amongst the Mantissa crew for Sunfall 2017 we’re sharing a brace of sunshine themed classics from two of the artists we are most eager to see, Larry Heard and Theo Parrish. Released in 2006, Larry Heard’s The Sun Can’t Compare still sounds as fresh as ever. Revered as one of the pioneers…Read more Tune(s) of the Week: Larry Heard, Mr. White – The Sun Can’t Compare / Theo Parrish – Summertime is Here

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

Tune of the Week: Laurel Halo – Sun To Solar

The opening track from Laurel Halo's fantastic third album Dust, is a collection of melodic and rhythmic oddities weaved together to present an alternative listening experience. Her own dizzying vocals, that are present throughout, sound as if they are neither of organic or electronic design. The angular phrases can be tricky to grasp... it is…Read more Tune of the Week: Laurel Halo – Sun To Solar

Mixes To Dig: Move D @ Freerotation 2017

[Above image credit: Crack Magazine] Few festivals share the same aura or popularity amongst it's acts and attendants as Freerotation. Every year a few choice sets are uploaded with those unable to get tickets looking on enviably at what they missed. This year was no different with sets from Leif, rRoxymore and Objekt emerging as…Read more Mixes To Dig: Move D @ Freerotation 2017

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