Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 171: Dev/Null

A record collector first and foremost, Dev/Null boasts one of the most comprehensive breakbeat/hardcore collections in the Eastern USA. As a DJ, producer and host of website/radio show Blog to the Oldskool, Pete Cassin’s musical activities are by the dedicated, for the dedicated. Taking a backseat on the blog for the moment, part of his […]

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Truancy Volume 157: Mr. G

A “70s child all day long” as he’s described himself in the past, Colin McBean aka Mr. G has come a long way since graduating from his hometown of Derby. Obsessively collecting from the get go, McBean found himself immersed in soundsystem culture early on, with his wide tastes in dub, indie, blues, jazz, classical and house […]

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Truancy Volume 154: Ploy

When Hessle Audio announced that their first 12″ of 2016 would be a debut from a seemingly new producer going by the name of Ploy, interest predictably piqued at the first new artist to the label since Bruce in 2014. Juno recently described Hessle’s discography as a narrative that is powerfully entwined with the wider happenings of […]

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Premiere: Man Dela – The Ritual (Anton Zap Remix)

Having written about Italian based label What Ever Not’s first record I Don’t Know Why (Nothin’s Going To Change) all the way back in 2012, we’re heavily acquainted with what they’ve been up to the last four years. Headed up by Dan Mela and Dodi Palese, the pair have been working in music for the past two decades and all […]

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Releases, Various

Premiere: James Kumo – Deep Breath

James Kumo has mentioned in the past that being part of a scene isn’t important to him, and that making music that can be appreciated by a wider audience, no matter who you are or where you live, is more in line with his outlook on music production. Now fully based in Manchester after a long-term move from London […]

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Truancy Volume 145: Tasha

For our 145th Truancy Volume, we’ve brought in a DJ who has become a regular fixture in both clubs and on the airwaves in London over the past decade. A former Rinse FM DJ, who now finds herself hosting a regular show on Radar Radio, Tasha has been the mind behind London-based club night Neighbourhood. We caught up […]

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Premiere: Umwelt – Gravitational Lens

Coming up on their 25th release in a couple of weeks, Berlin-based label Killekilll, by now, has become a synonymous source for techno and electro in the German capital. Headed up by Nico Deuster, who’s been catering to the city’s party needs for almost twenty years,  the Killekill brand has gone from a weekly club night at Berghain Kantine to […]

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Truancy Volume 144: Tom Dicicco

Since debuting on Baud back in 2010 with his still much sought after Material Things EP, Tom Dicicco’s palette of dubbed out techno aesthetics has found a home on labels such Traut Muzik, Semantica and Stockholm LTD. The last two years have seen Dicicco’s label skills from running Inner Surface Music with AnD, translate to […]

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Premiere: Borrowed Identity – It’s You

Since jumping into the scene back in 2012, Borrowed Identity has successfully traversed a huge variety of labels with his broad musical range and confident studio skills. Labels such as Quintessentials, Foul & Sunk, Mistress Recordings and even the close-knit Ostgut Ton have all taken interest and put out his music in the past. From […]

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Truancy Volume 143: BNJMN

There was a certain point in the last couple of years where people felt as if BNJMN had transferred into darker, techno territory from dreamier and more melodic house music. Releases on Delsin, Jericho One and his own label Brack seemed to imply this, but to him, all are just different aspects of his personality coming together as […]

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Premiere: B.A.D.S – Hous-O-Matik Hom-O-Patik (Spencer Parker Remix)

Late last year, Rekids head honcho Matt Edwards (Radio Slave) teamed up with Francesco de Nittis aka Mr Ties and Spencer Parker for a new alias project titled B.A.D.S. (Berlin Amateur Dramatics Society). Made especially in conjunction for an appearance at de Nittis’ Homopatik party at Berlin’s About Blank last year, they debuted a track called “Hous-O-Matik […]

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