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    Review: Session Victim – See You When You Get There


    Mathias Relling and Hauke Freer, or Session Victim to you and me, return to Delusions of Grandeur with their second album full of funk-fuelled material ‘See You When...

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    Review: Murlo – Into Mist


    London-based producer Murlo has been experiencing something of a purple patch over the past 12 months.So it’s encouraging – and not unsurprising – to see him...

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    Review: Verb T – Medicated Dreams


    As one of the UK’s hip hop heavyweights, High Focus’ Verb T has been making waves for more than a decade. Like his last LP...

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    Review: Mark E – Activity EP


    We’ve long been fans of Mark E, not just of his productions but also his impeccable (and perhaps underrated) DJ sets, demonstrating plenty of inspiration from the...

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    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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    Preview: Thunder with Linkwood


    Mavrik are heading to London’s Dance Tunnel this Friday for the last Thunder of 2014; alongside resident (and previous Mavrik booking) Miles Simpson and Linkwood....

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    Preview: Sprinkles at Distrikt


    Distrikt bar plays host this Friday to DJ Sprinkles, stalwart of New York’s queer house movement and engaged activist. Under a plethora of different aliases,...

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    5 Tracks: Sleazy Beats


    Kris Percy and Guy (Monsieur Monod) set up the Sleazy Beats blog back in 2009, inspired by the output of the likes of The Revenge and Mark E. The...

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    Mavrik Presents: Tim Sweeney (Beats In Space, NYC)


    After the success of Simian Mobile Disco, we’re bringing in another one of our favourite selectors. Based in New York City, Tim Sweeney is head...

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    Arts Profile: The Hairy Ladies


    For our first Mavrik art profile we have the very lovely Hairy Ladies, Emii and Rebecca. I first met the girls preparing for Mavrik’s second...


    Mix Series


    Mavrik Mix #19 – ZK Bucket


    For Mix Number 19, we’ve been treated to an hour of gritty, industrial house and techno from Andreas Steffen AKA ZK Bucket. Steffen is somewhat of an...


    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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    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 Parties

  • Mavrik Presents: Tim Sweeney (Beats In Space)


    After the success of Simian Mobile Disco, we’re bringing in another one of our favourite selectors. Based in New York City, Tim Sweeney is head of both the label and massively influential radio show known as Beats in Space. The radio show first aired in 1999 and hasn’t missed a week since!

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      Off-Piste Lodge Party #2 With Deep Fever

      As the temperature drops across Yorkshire we’ll be staying cosy at the Faversham with our pop-up ski lodge. Every Thursday we’re inviting some of Leeds most loved promoters to throw a one-off apres-ski party in the lodge.

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      On Rotation #2

      On Rotation will be operating on the 4th Thursday of every month at 212 Café & Bar, musically inclined towards the deeper shades of house & techno. No pretension, no hype, just good music in a relaxed atmosphere.

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      Auxiliary #002

      After the success of our launch event back in October, Auxiliary are bringing you a second event under the roof of Distrikt Bar Leeds for an evening of House and Techno. This event is FREE entry, and is for getting like minded people from the Leeds dance scene together in a social vibe to dance and network!