Reviews

                   
  • micmills
    14/10
                 

    Review: Mic Mills – Twin Peach

                 

    Mic Mills is a fairly elusive character. His quest to drive a renaissance of chunky house and techno cuts in South Australia has drawn comparisons...

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  • 02/10
                 

    Review: Mosca – Fueiho

                 

    At a first listen the Mosca releases of today are from a different age to those featuring on Night Slugs and Numbers only 3 years ago. The...

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  • 25/09
                 

    Review: Tripeo – Anipintiros

                 

    When Darko Esser, the name behind the ‘Tripeo’ moniker, messaged me to explain that “Anipintiros” – the title for his debut LP – was an anagram,...

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  • 21/09
                 

    Review: Massimiliano Pagliara – With One Another

                 

    Massimiliano Pagliara‘s first LP, Focus For Infinity, was met with critical acclaim, and rightly so; heavy use of the vocoder, fused expertly with a sprawling, cosmic...

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  • 21/09
                 

    Review: Amadou & Mariam – Ce N’est Pas Bon (A JD Twitch edit)

                 

    Keith McIvor, aka JD Twitch, hardly needs an introduction – making up one half of the legendary DJ duo and club night, Optimo, a Sub Club stalwart and co-founder...

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    Features

                   
  • mcde
    06/10
                 

    Preview: Butter Side Up with Motor City Drum Ensemble

                 

    Butter Side Up‘s 4th birthday is soon upon us and after a busy summer of festivals they’ve pulled out the big guns, this time enlisting...

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    03/10
                 

    Interview: Tom Smith

                 

    Tom Smith is the co-founder of MAP, a charity which offers music and arts education to teenagers, and the resident DJ at its regular fundraiser...

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  • Theo-banner
    18/09
                 

    Review: Theo Parrish – Teddy’s Get Down at The Barbican

                 

    Looking out into a packed Barbican auditorium, basking in the orange-purple hue of the lights, after rattling off the names of his surrounding ensemble the...

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    03/03
                 

    Interview: Musk

                 

    Above is Lennart & Gerald , interview is with Lennart (Right), photo by Sophie Theresa Weicken Lennart Doring and Gerald Zollner reside in Berlin and together...

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    07/02
                 

    Feature: Selective Hearing Turn Four

                 

    Selective Hearing will be kicking off their fourth birthday celebrations tonight in Manchester, with a line up featuring the likes of Mano le Tough and...

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    Mix Series

                   
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    Mavrik Mix #18 – Neinzer

                 

    [ Photography: Veronica Losantos ] For number 18 in the series we have something very special, our first live podcast courtesy of Berlin-based Londoner, Neinzer. Very...

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    Mavrik Mix #17 – Fantastic Man

                 

    Hailing from Melbourne, Mic Newman (a self-proclaimed barbecue sauce spokesman) is one of many Australian artists enjoying considerable success in electronic music. His lighthearted and creative approach...

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  • will martin
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    Mavrik Mix #16 – Will Martin

                 

    Boston-based Will Martin offers up the 16th installment in our mix series. A relative newcomer, his first track alongside Supply head John Barera dropped just...

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    Mavrik Mix #15 – Tobias Gullberg

                 

    Next up in the mix series we are delighted to welcome Crime City Disco boss, Tobias Gullberg. Originally from Sweden, but now residing in Berlin, Tobias is a...

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    Mavrik Mix #14 – Akra

                 

    After a brief pause on the mix series, things are back underway. This time we have Teng records‘ Akra at the controls. Nick Woolfson may...

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Mavrik is a Leeds-based music blog. Our website publishes event listings, features, reviews, interviews and podcasts. Mavrik also host parties at Wire Club.

Listings

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      23/10

      Soul Rebels + Sounds Like This present Roller Trio (Live) + Noya Rao


      Leeds's very own internationally acclaimed fierce jazz combo are back in autumn 2014 with a new album called "Fracture" plus a UK tour to support it. Yes, Roller Trio return to centre stage after 2 years since their explosive entry into the music scene.

    • dead prez

      24/10

      Dead Prez


      The Florida-based political rap duo Dead Prez consists of Stic.man and M-1, a pair of rappers inspired by revolutionaries from Malcolm X to Public Enemy. They immersed themselves in political and social studies as they forged their own style of hip-hop.

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      24/10

      Funksoulnation & Catacomb present the return of Onra


      Yes people… he’s back! After his sell out gig last year, HiFi’s favourite purveyor of French beats returns on Friday 24th October to make our bodies tingle yet again!

    • rodhad

      24/10

      Selective Hearing: Rodhad (4 hour set)


      We have invited one of the leading figures in Berlins techno scene, one of the nicest men and finest djing talents we’ve had the pleasure of meeting and founder of the label of now, Dystopian Records', king of the moody, melancholy techno, the inimitable RÖDHÅD.