Interviews

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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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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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 215: Mosca

“I’m still getting to grips with what I want from my music” Mosca told Attack Magazine back in 2014. By then he’d already released a number of records on Fat City, Numbers, Night Slugs, 3024, Rinse, Hypercolour, Ann Amiee and his own label Not So Much. A discography many would look on from the outside and […]

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Truancy Volume 214: Roza Terenzi

Roza Terenzi is a producer and DJ from Perth, Australia, now based in Melbourne. After a number of years producing under another name she adopted this moniker to reflect her change in direction and focus. The hands of fate (and the record industry) led to a series of records coming out in quick succession on […]

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Truancy Volume 212: Martyn

Back in 2011 we caught up with Martyn as he prepared to release his sophomore album Ghost People on Brainfeeder – conversing away on the obstacle of second album syndrome, his first foray into performing his music live and his early collaborations. Seven years later and an album on Ninja Tune in between, his fourth LP […]

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Truancy Volume 211: Steffi

An artist in the purest sense, Berlin-based Steffi has previously said she wants to be remembered for her work and nothing else. Monitoring her career closely herself, it’s easy to see how her consistent growth as a producer and DJ is motivated by keeping her integrity as an artist. With three albums on Ostgut Ton […]

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Truancy Volume 209: John Heckle

A quietly prodigious producer, and a self-proclaimed hobbyist at heart, we welcome John Heckle for our 209th Truancy Volume. Growing up in Merseyside, his formative years were spent on a mixture of classic industrial and house records, informed even further by early club experiences seeing Jeff Mills and British Murder Boys that his older brother took him […]

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Truancy Volume 205: Olive T

For our 205th Truancy Volume we welcome a long-time NYC-based DJ and producer, who’s become somewhat of a go-to for playing parties in and around the city. With consistently great mixes on her SoundCloud dating back eight years, Olive T has ticked off most if not all New York City venues in that period, lining […]

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Truancy Volume 199: Shed

For our 199th Truancy Volume and our last of the year, we welcome none other than René Pawlowitz to the series, providing us with an hour-long mix as Shed. Of the may aliases that Pawlowitz has produced under over the years (Craft, EQD, Evil Fred, Head High, Operation Amplified, PCK, Rhythm-Spd, Seelow, Sigg Gonzalez, Stable Mates, STP, The […]

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Truancy Volume 197: Secretsundaze

Honed by Giles Smith and James Priestley over the last sixteen years, Secretsundaze’s organic growth from being a Sunday party to a fully fledged brand, label and studio can be looked on as an evolution many dream of. Held in high esteem beyond their home ground in London, the pair have solidified themselves far beyond being […]

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