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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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    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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    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,...

  • 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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    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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    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...

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    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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    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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    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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    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...


    Mix Series


    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 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...



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


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      Back To Basics: A Love From Outer Space (Andrew Weatherall & Sean Johnston)

      This event will be held at The Belgrave Music Hall, due to the production we are bringing in to create a multi sensory club environment, to bring you A Love From Outer Space, a special 6 hour B2B between Andrew Weatherall and Sean Johnston.

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      system. Ricardo Villalobos / Craig Richards

      System presents Ricardo Villalobos and Craig Richards

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      Momentum - Om Unit 'Inversion' Launch Party

      We are very pleased to welcome Momentum back to Wire for an exclusive show, launching Om Unit's album on Metalheadz, 'Inversion'.

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      Deep Fever: One Night At A Disco

      Following on from our unforgettable opening party with Josh Tweek and Annie Errez, Deep Fever will now be bringing you a special shindig designed to take you on a journey to all corners of the disco globe.

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      MIST vs Less Is More Present: Space Dimension Controller

      MIST and Less Is More have teamed up once again to bring you R&S records veteran/techno giant; Space Dimension Controller, and if you were at our last combo-event, then you’ll know that we throw one hell of a party.

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      All That Jazz! Launch Party

      It is with great pleasure that we can finally announce the launch of All That Jazz! Our debut party will play host to none other than Gilles Peterson. His World Wide radio show has inspired us since the inception of this project many months ago.

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      Wire Presents... Mister Saturday Night

      It gives us the greatest of pleasure to introduce you to one of the most forward thinking labels and most definitely two of the greatest entrepreneurs in the party starting game, Mister Saturday Night.