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Somehow you better realize when the music you're dancing to comes from people that have been exploited, the best tribute you can have is setting yourself loose in unity with the exploited.
Theo Parrish
Various

Interview: Junes

Junes is a producer and DJ from Newcastle, England, now based in Berlin. While this is a familiar intro for many, his sound is slightly aside from the typical house and techno path. In fact, the brand of what we broadly term “dance music” he’s associated with is particularly hard to pin down. In 2011 […]

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Truancy Volume 220: Lucy

Luca Mortellaro a.k.a Lucy is one of the driving forces in the European techno scene, being the founder of the established Stroboscopic Artefacts imprint and having a strong back catalogue of releases under his name that sit comfortably in the world of innovative, hypnotic techno. While this description may fit his established past, it does […]

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Interview: Analog Tara

The artist, composer, scholar and educator Dr. Tara Rodgers (aka Analog Tara) began her involvement with music very early in life, learning to play piano by ear before age two. Born in upstate New York, she grew up listening to jazz records and was making her own recordings on a hi-fi cassette deck from a young age. […]

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Truancy Volume 219: RP Boo

At his home in Chicago’s South Side, Kavain Space, aka RP Boo, recalls an interview he gave at Unsound 2015. The question was asked, what is the best story ever told about footwork? What moments in the genre’s history will still get mentioned in ten years time? For Space however, it’s not what has been […]

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Interview: Patrick Russell

In an interview with Resident Advisor a few years back Patrick Russell describes the 90s Midwest rave scene as this super intense, but unique connection of small cities around Detroit and Chicago. With fellow neighbouring areas such as Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee moulding the fold, a giant formation of hard acid rave routes brought together a hub […]

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Interview: J Colleran

Irish producer J Colleran first burst on to the world stage as Mmoths in 2011, garnering attention as much for his age (he was 17 at the time) as his beautifully rendered electronica. Still a teenager, he soon found himself playing alongside Aphex Twin and supporting At The Drive In in the UK. He released […]

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Truancy Volume 218: Brawther

Brawther broke onto the house scene back in 2009, after an exchange with Chez Damier over Myspace led to the release of his ‘Untitled’ record on Damier’s, at-the-time, newly revived Balance Alliance label. In more recent times he’s been quietly working on his first studio album ‘Transient States’, a record he’s self released on his […]

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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. LIX

FLORA is Jonas Rönnberg and AnnaMelina’s outlet for their new synth-pop inspired dyad. Also known as Varg, Rönnberg is no stranger to breaking out of the confines of the techno his Northern Electronics label is renowned for. Teaming up with Yung Lean and a few other curveballs in Nordic Flora Series Pt. 3: Gore​-​Tex City, […]

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Three-Peat Vol. XXIV: Haunter Records

Three-Peat is our feature spanning genres and labels to bring you three select releases from the past – whether the past month or the past year – that deserve your attention. This edition we’ve selected three 2018 releases from Haunter Records, the international imprint led by Francesco Birsa Alessandri, aka Sense Fracture. 1. Broshuda – […]

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Truancy Volume 217: Fantastic Man

Kicking it between Berlin, London and his hometown of Melbourne the last few years, Mic Newman, now better known for his Fantastic Man alias, has become one of the main leading stalwarts pushing punchy, tripped out house cuts out of Australia. Although now based in Berlin for the moment, a string of 2016 releases mixed […]

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Truancy Volume 216: Hops

If you’ve ever made it to a Version party, usually held in Tresor’s sister club Ohm in Berlin, you’ll be well aware of Hops‘ impeccable taste for percussive, bass heavy club sounds with an undeniable swagger. The former reggae buyer at Hard Wax, where he worked for 7 years, has long been honing his craft […]

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