Manfredas’ ascent has been aided by musical cult leaders enthusiastically co-signing on his taste and talent.
As one of the key residents and programmers at Opium Club in Vilnius, where he runs his clubnight “Smala”, Manfredas has been instrumental in creating a culture that has led some mega-respected DJs to call it their favourite club in the world. The space feels like a feedback loop of love, dramatic intensity, and open-minded passion that draws everyone deeper into the music. Fact: the best DJs are always residents. Fact: Opium just might be the best club in existence. Logic dictates our man is a champ.