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Representing real drum and bass at it’s finest, Mantra’s deep and emotive sound in the mix comes from an intense passion for the music. With a selection that’s both inspirational as well as educational, her sets bring the beats into balance and cross the spectrum of dark and uplifting styles. Much more than just a DJ, Mantra has already made an impact across the drum and bass scene and looks set to keep rolling strong.

Conscious of the history of the music she loves yet always looking to push things forward, she’s no newcomer and her involvement with drum and bass runs much deeper than just a hobby. Having worked for record distributers SRD as well as promoting her own regular club night, Rupture, she’s learnt from the ground up and built a solid foundation on which she continues to grow.

The success of Rupture stands testament to Mantra’s hard work and commitment, and that of her partner Double-O. Borne of a desire to take it back to basics, Rupture has gone from strength to strength with original lineups that combine the best new DJs alongside some of the underground’s leading lights. The night has built up over the past 9 years to form what is now recognized as London’s best underground dnb night.

DJ Mantra has played recently in Berlin, Austria, Birmingham and Manchester as well as festivals such as Boomtown and Glastonbury.
Her productions have been supported by dBridge, Loxy, Flight, Storm amongst others. With collaborations underway with Gremlinz, Drum Cypha and her partner, Double O, Mantra’s productions are set to keep moving forward and she has just released a track on vinyl on AKO Beats – Unknown Elements 2 – Dark Matters Limited Picture Disc (AKOB 004)

AIM – mantradj
http://www.rupturelondon.com/

 

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Looking forward to hearing No Yeah No play at Rupture vs Distant Planet. Check out her biog.

Looking forward to hearing No Yeah No play at Rupture vs Distant Planet. Check out her biog.

London DJ, Noyeahno, started her career during the massive rave explosion in the early nineties. Known as DJ Stacey back then, she was found both DJing and partying hard throughout this time. At the age of 17 she managed to get a show on the now infamous Fantasy FM, playing alongside the legends to be of DJ Hype, DJ Rap, DJ Krome etc. as well as dropping tunes at many an underground party in those glory days.

After the rave years calmed down she has been involved with many different musical genres, always searching out the beats that make her move. From the early 2000’s she has co-run Rag & Bone Records and currently has a regular show on subfm.com

Her style is a mash up of genres that make the partee jump, bass heavy, rave driven and often with no mercy.

However, for her return to Rupture Vs Distant Planet, she’ll be going back to her roots digging out some proper 1991 pressure, expect tunes, no fillers, all killer!

We will be hosting the rave quiz at our next event on August 8th at the Fox & Firkin pub in South London

Here are some questions to get your brain in gear.

Who are the 3 Detroit artists known for creating techno ?

In the tune Charly by the Prodigy who did the Cat noise originally that features in the tune ?

Which East London venue spanned 20 years and held nights such as Hypnosis & Re-
rave-all and was also where Carl Cox did his 1st warm up gigs?

Which DJ is known for his Red series?

Which techno star named himself after a whale?

In the tune Charly by the Prodigy who did the Cat noise originally that features in the tune?

Complete these duos:

______ & Ratty
Shut Up & ______
MC Jay J & ________
Chops EMC & ________
Gappa G & ________

Which Rave act originating from Dollis Hill had a debut album called “In rough territory” ?

Ron Wells & Loftgroover released records on Basement records and Sinister records as?

Which rave act released tunes such as 20,000 Hardcore Members, There is no Law and Temple of Dreams?

What was the real name of the artist who’s alter egos were direct, technical onslaught, final exposure and program 2?

Who are the 3 Detroit artists known for creating techno?

What is the real name of Spiral tribe member who produced moving shadow 01?

What was the name of the subsidiary label of Rising High Records named after Casper Pound the label owners daughter?

Who released tunes under aliases Captain Codseyes, Curly Greylox, Eat Life, and Ruff Tuff & Wicked Stuff? And what was the name of his record shop he ran in London for a bonus point?

When the Sun newspaper went undercover at the Sunrise party in 1989 they reported that they found thousands of…what?

a) Radioactive glow sticks
a) Ecstasy Wrappers
c) Acid pipes

Which East London venue spanned 20 years and held nights such as Hypnosis & Re-rave-all and was also where Carl Cox did his 1st warm up gigs?

If you were making a rave track what would you call it ?

We will put the answers up later in the week