Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 255: Air Max ’97

An enterprising spirit that rose to prominence through the world of experimental club music, Air Max ’97 has streamlined his sound and renewed his focus the last few years. Part-in-hand to the time he’s put into the curation of his label DECISIONS, the release of his debut album Nacre last year also proved a pivotal […]

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Truancy Volume 254: DJ Voices

New York’s DJ Voices is drawn towards the unexpected. We spoke at a Japanese restaurant in Dublin (where she’d later play for the Pear crew to a crowd of Halloween revellers and well-dressed 20-somethings), and she pointedly said that she would play a whole set of up-tempo tracks slowed down using the CDJ’s wide function (which […]

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Truancy Volume 253: DJ Richard

In an interview from 2017, DJ Richard mentioned how he and Young Male originally thought the idea of pressing more than 150 copies of White Material 01 and 02 might be just a tad too much, jokingly expressing that they were going to still have copies left over when they would be on tour five […]

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Interviews, Releases

Interview: Locked Groove

Belgian producer and DJ Locked Groove has steadily been releasing music over the past decade, with  a Truancy Volume appearing in 2012, but something kicked into overdrive in 2019. Following a run of singles on his own Locked Groove Records last year, including the glacial trance of Zillion, he dropped his debut album Sunset Service in March this year on Hotflush. Combining […]

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Truancy Volume 252: MoMA Ready

Keeping his Bandcamp regularly stocked the last two years, MoMA Ready has quietly emerged as one of of the most promising young producers out of the States at the moment. A key contributor to Brooklyn’s recent high-flying energy when it comes to dance music, he’s been making waves with the release of his recent EP, […]

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Truancy Volume 251: Kiernan Laveaux

“She is rearranging molecules in the air” was how Shane aka. Kiernan Laveaux‘s mixing style was once described to us by her In Training co-founder, Father of Two. Anyone who has been lucky to catch one of her mesmerising sets over the years across North America, in Berlin, or more recently during a tour in […]

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Truancy Volume 250: Jane Fitz

Jane Fitz presents our milestone 250th Truancy Volume. Here she weaves a tapestry of sound where you can “press go and get on with it from the first record” . It of course see’s Jane’s ever evolving record bag and exceptional set programming sensibilities in full swing. Her ability to climb inside the head of […]

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Truancy Volume 249: Ariel Zetina

“I use my voice in my music so that people know this is what a woman sounds like,” declares Ariel Zetina. The Chicago-based dj, producer, playwright, and writer is a creative force, never shying from her power to amplify the voices of women through her art and music. Ariel’s a meticulous curator, vivid storyteller, and […]

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Interviews

Interview: AVA. Records

Earlier this summer, AVA. Records and Cold Blow released a compilation of tracks by Electro Music Union, Sinoesin & Xonox. Not, in fact, three separate artists, these were three aliases of Jason Adkins, who released a series of releases on his short-lived Metatone label in the early-to-mid 1990s. Similar in sound and texture to the “ambient […]

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Interviews

Interview: Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is a DJ and producer based in New York. A maverick figure, he blends humour and techno to great effect, donning costumes in his artwork, giving his releases titles like Time Saving Tips For Dj’s ‎and, most recently, releasing an album that’s a compilation made up of his own aliases. It Takes A […]

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Truancy Volume 247: Clark

Following an expansive discography of LPs on Warp from 2001 to 2017, the latest release from acclaimed British producer Clark sees him self-releasing an album for the first time on his own label Throttle Records. Titled Kiri Variations the fourteen-track album is an extension on his score work he produced for BAFTA-nominated TV drama Kiri […]

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Truancy Volume 246: Nite Fleit

Australian-born, London-based Nite Fleit has found herself playing increasingly further afield with each passing each year. Real name Alysha Fleiter, she unleashed her first, complete solo effort, Steel City Dance Disks Volume 7, in late 2018, following that record up with Overcast on Tiffany D’s label – a four tracker comprising of masterful acidic slaps and punishing bass lines. […]

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