Downloads, Releases

Recommended: 2K – Bootlegs

Hailing from West London, 2K’s emergence in the capital’s underground has been a measured, finely-tuned one. As an advocate for slow music, that’s just how he likes it; His creations posit more gradual rhythms as a chance to take in surroundings and grow. We highlighted his SHANTI edit, “SHANTI CRISIS (2K’S EARTHLY LOOP)”, in our […]

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Downloads, Various

Mix: Whip Full Of Truants

Beep beep! Who got the keys to the Jeep? Ride around in fine style to our latest crew mix fresh from the Truants Chop Shop. We’ve imported the hottest parts from across the globe and modded them somethin’ good for your cruising pleasure. The automobile interior is a key environment when it comes to formative […]

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Downloads, Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 162: Space Afrika

Comprised of Josh Inyang and Josh Reidy, Space Afrika first cropped up a few years back on Where To Now? (the label responsible for our 113th Truancy Volume) with their tape release Above The Concrete/Below The Concrete. It was The Manchester duo’s Primrose Avenue EP from late last year on the same label that especially caught our attention; […]

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Downloads, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 161: Carl Simon

As one of three people behind Frankfurt label MMODEMM, Carl Simon has been involved in putting out some of the most interesting music committed to tape in the last several years. More recently, her abilities as a DJ have come to the fore outside of her base in Frankfurt, thanks to a number of stand-out mixes […]

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Chronicles, Downloads, Releases, Sunday's Best

Summer’s Best Pt. XXXIII

What a time to be a Truant. Autumn’s release schedule is like a cheesecake, real late at night: sensational. But we couldn’t proceed without giving the summer its due, so we’ve got a bumper edition of our Sunday’s Best column to top it all off. We’ve kept ourselves busy with various mixes and features popping […]

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Chronicles, Downloads

Chronicles: Ratking – 700-Fill

Livening the discourse surrounding the health of New York hip-hop in recent years (and concurrently providing somewhat of a chew toy for salty genre purists),  Ratking made their full-length debut a year ago on the XL offshoot Hot Charity. The tripartite of Wiki, Hak, and producer Sporting Life have sidestepped label mediation however, for a new surprise […]

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Downloads, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 109: Leif

Now we’re fully alive and kicking in 2015 we’ve got another treat lined up for you for our second Truancy Volume of the year. If you’ve been lucky enough to catch Freerotation resident and UntilMyHeartStops label co-head Leif Knowles DJ before you’ll know all about his ability to craft an atmosphere with his sets. If […]

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Downloads, Releases

Recommended: Secret Songs – shh#000000

Ryan Hemsworth, of Truancy Volume 46 fame among other things, started up his label Secret Songs just over 8 months ago as a selflessly pure way of sharing music, free of pressure and politics. In his own words, it’s a platform for “distinct sounds by unique artists who aren’t getting the shine they deserve”. In […]

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Downloads, FOTN

Functions Of The Now X: Bloom

Following Sharp Veins’ spectacular ambient instalment, we’re excited to bring you the latest edition of Functions Of The Now from an artist we’ve had in our sights for a mix since before the series even began. Hot on the heels of his Hydraulics EP – perhaps his most well realised release to date – Bloom has provided […]

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Downloads

Temporary Trax: Sudanim – My Place

Temporary Trax #3 arrives by way of “My Place” by Sudanim and it once more confirms both the diversity and quality to be found in the Her Records discography. Keeping with previous editions of the feature, it also showcases the many different influences that inform the music they produce today. So far we’ve learned of Miss […]

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Downloads

Temporary Trax: CYPHR – Metanoia

The second in the Temporary Trax series comes in the form of “Metanoia” by CYPHR and it couldn’t be much further from the bright funk of the first. Most recently, the Her Records mainstay has drawn heavy doses of critical acclaim for his 6 track EP “Ekleipsis”. Much like that EP, “Metanoia” is a showcase […]

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Downloads

Download: Music For Your Plants – Paramilitary (Arkitect Remix)

We’ve got a bit of a special treat for you here today, Arkitect’s massive remix of “Paramilitary” from Music For Your Plants’ Humanity EP. Music For Your Plants are a new lifestyle option for lifted souls, we have spoken about them before. Arkitect is one of the brains behind Private Selection, a label that launched […]

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