Mixes to Dig: Sam Hall DJ Directory #16

[above image credit: Dimensions DJ Directoy] Bristol based Sam Hall is one of the most interesting up and coming DJ’s at the moment. A regular on the Bristol circuit and a man with a fantastically diverse musical taste; with all this, you know whenever he puts a mix together it’s going to be something special.…Read more Mixes to Dig: Sam Hall DJ Directory #16

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: SIREN w/ Peach

[Above image credit:@sirenldn] This week's Mix To Dig is brought two very talented DJs on the rise, Peach and Sybil. Keeping track of all the good music and DJs is a near impossible task made a slightly easier by the host of Facebook groups, YouTube and online radio stations (and record shops when not sat…Read more Mixes to Dig: SIREN w/ Peach

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)

Tune of the Week: Sunstreet – Lovin’

I first heard this song in the middle of Tom of Brooklyn's (formerly Tom of Finland) edition of the Deep&Disco / Razor-N-Tape Podcast, which if you haven't heard of before be sure to check out. In what was already turning out to be one of the most influential mixes for me released that summer, the…Read more Tune of the Week: Sunstreet – Lovin’

A Review: Don’t Be Afraid @Bloc

Over the past few months Mantissa have attended nights leaning towards the lighter end of the spectrum. A strange fact for a collective who's interest in the scene was sparked by the likes of Hessle Audio, Livity Sound and Swamp 81 (Boddika days). The need to return to this heavier and unpredictable sound led to…Read more A Review: Don’t Be Afraid @Bloc

Interview: Idit Frenkel

To mark number 50 in the mix series, James from Mantissa sat down with Idit Frenkel to get a sneak peak into the mind of this illustrious Israeli DJ. We cover her influences from start to finish, as well as touching on some of her favourite producers, DJ's and club nights in and around her patch, Tel Aviv. Idit Frenkel's…Read more Interview: Idit Frenkel