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Interview with Mantus

Modesty graces the human. A beautiful statement that perhaps applies to the Dutch synthwave producer Mantus.

His first two singles are among my favorite songs for 2019. I keep saying that we have a huge talent here and that I am really looking forward to the new music Mantus will release. I am therefore very happy that I was able to interview Mantus and invite everyone to listen to the music of this amazing person.

Marc, can you give a brief introduction of yourself?

I produce under the moniker Mantus and live in Amsterdam. A city where dance music is flourishing. I have been producing music since I was twelve. I started on the Amiga with the FastTracker program. Before I started producing music I already listened to everything. My heroes were Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and a lot of hardcore punk and metal bands. Until the moment I heard the first jungle/drum and bass (dnb) music. I was hooked right away and started producing this too. I went with friends (shout out…

Musical influences

Nine Inch Nails


Red Marker

CJ Burnett




Marilyn Manson

Danger Mode



The Electric Hellfire Club
If anyone of my fans want to know what Satanism exactly is, on the Vexen Crabtree's Website is a good description of Satanism.

Satanism is a ferocious religion based on materialism, the empowerment of the self and the ego, the carnal realities of animal life, the questioning of social taboos, the ridiculing of most other religions, and the promotion of tough social justice. Satan is not real but is the most ideal and accurate symbol of reality and nature: The world is full of violence, suffering, stress, striving and death - the life cycle itself requires all these things. It is clear that no symbol of 'goodness' or 'light' can embody it all. The vast, uninhabitable darkness of the Universe, with galactic cataclysms rendering huge destructions on huge scales, means that only Satan can embody the true state of everything that is. Satanists tend to use all the symbols of darkness and evil. There is no heaven, no hell, no afterlife, no angels or demons: there are no go…
Summer Dreams on the official Church of Satan website!
I am influenced by other artists but people do not know that I am influenced by other things (books and movies) as well. Here you can find some of them. Sources.ByAnton Szandor LaVey: Books: The Satanic Bible The Satanic Rituals The Satanic Witch The Devil's Notebook Satan Speaks! Audio: The Satanic Mass The Devil Takes A Holiday
By Blanche Barton: Books: The Church of Satan - A history of the world's most notorious religion The Secret Life of a Satanist - The authorised biography of Anton LaVey

By Peter H. Gilmore: Books: The Satanic Scriptures.
Audio: Threnody For Humanity
Documentaire: Anton Lavey - Into the devil's Den.
Movies: Blade Runner Death Wish Metropolis Westworld