Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 229: Byron The Aquarius

There are many ways to describe Byron The Aquarius and his music, whether it be taking to his array of musical influences, locations he’s resided in or his adept multi-instrumentalism, but perhaps the best way to get to the heart of it is the feeling and soulfulness of his output that pulls at our heartstrings […]

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Downloads, Featured, Interviews

Truancy Volume 222: Jayda G

A constant synergy exists between Jayda G and the dancefloors she commands. You’ll hear her showcasing the vibrant sounds that put her on the map, and at the same time feel her cultivate and build up off the energy that the room gives her, creating a musical harmony that you truly feel united with as […]

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Various

Happy Holidays From Truants

Happy holidays from all of us here at Truants! We look back on another year of wonderful content made possible by the best crew on earth. Our sincerest thanks to everyone that has contributed to and supported Truants over the past year, especially to all of our writers and visual artists that have worked hard to transform […]

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Interviews

Interview: Tinashe

The most common introduction we have to emerging artists is a process of gradual budding. We see artists stumble through mixtapes of exploration and hesitation before they finally grasp a wholesome and comfortable identity for their debut effort to be presented to the world, but this has never been a scenario that quite fit Tinashe […]

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Interviews

Interview: Nosaj Thing

At the beginning of the year, Nosaj Thing broke his three-year radio silence by releasing his much-awaited “Home” LP on Innovative Leisure after his first record “Drift” was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2009. In terms of how beat- and melody-driven “Drift” was, Jason Chung’s sophomore effort did not pick up where his debut left off […]

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Downloads, Interviews

Interview: Xhin

It is not often that the relationship between an artist and its label feels quite as organic as Stroboscopic Artefacts and its Singaporean delegate Xhin have established for themselves. The Berlin-based label, led by its founder Lucy, have continuously exhibited sounds that are motivated by a self-proclaimed curiosity of a scientist and manage to challenge accustomed […]

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Interviews

Interview: Deniro Farrar

In the span of one year, a lot has happened surrounding North-Carolina based rapper Deniro Farrar. Back in February, the Charlotte native self-released his debut mixtape “destiny.ALTERED” which set his feet firmly into the ground as a rapper with immense skill, his own distinct flow and a strong pattern in working with the most talented […]

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Interviews

Interview: MORRI$

Identity in music can be a tricky thing. Where some artists opt to build extensively rich and quixotic imagery around their craft, others dodge the concept of image entirely or alternatively hide behind a rigid veil of mystery. Regardless of what end of the spectrum a musician chooses to place himself in, it’s certain that […]

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Releases

Recommended: Lord of the Isles – Futures

It’s through the final ten minutes of George FitzGerald’s relentlessly charming mixtape for XLR8R that we only recently stumbled upon the breathtaking sounds of Lord of the Isles, and we’re glad to have done so better late than never. The versatility displayed in this fairly mystical Scottish producer’s body of work is rather remarkable, with […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 49: Fold

Before the London native Rob Glassett slowly started showcasing his solo efforts by means of his Fold moniker, we first came to know of him through his deep house output together with Sam Fussell under the guise of Homepark. A quick glance at the duo’s discography and the labels they’ve associated themselves with, such as […]

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Releases

Preview: Untold – Change In A Dynamic Atmosphere Part 2

As one of the driving forces behind Hemlock Recordings, Untold has steadily spent the past few years working on the firm expansion of an undeviatingly prolific label, which has yet to see even an ounce of decline in its immeasurably strong roster and output. This April saw the homecoming of Jack Dunning to his own […]

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Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 47: Ryan Hemsworth

Nova Scotian producer Ryan Hemsworth is both a product of his time and one of the rising stars who is quickly attracting much-deserved attention his way. In a short period of time, he’s come out with a number of incredibly memorable solo EP releases as well as his impressive substantial catalogue of rap productions for […]

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