Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 176: Fiedel

For our 176th Truancy Volume we welcome our second Ostgut Ton artist to the series, after Kobosil‘s entry last year. Joining Berlin nightlife in 1989, Fiedel has been a resident and regular figure at Berghain since its opening in 2004. Prior to this, he held a three year residency at the club’s predecessor Ostgut – a […]

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Truancy Volume 175: Konx-om-Pax

For our 175th Truancy Volume we welcome Tom Scholefield, an animator, director and audio-visual artist more commonly known by the moniker Konx-om-Pax. Hailing from Glasgow, Tom counts people like Hudson Mohawke and Rustie as some of his earliest childhood friends, an acquaintanceship which has led to his striking artwork gracing the cover of many releases from fellow Glaswegians. […]

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Truancy Volume 174: Lauer

This summer we’ll be heading to beautiful Tisno in Croatia for Love International’s second festival outing, and with the final lineup drawing to a lavish close this week, there’s a whole wave of debutants and familiar faces heading to the coastal hideaway along the Adriatic coastline. Past Truancy Volume mixers Ben UFO, Moxie and Palms […]

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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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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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