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Truancy Volume 281: Central

Central, real name Natal Zaks, has pushed himself over the years. An incredibly talented individual with a meticulous discography that span many aliases, he’s had his hand in co-running multiple labels of over the years, with his distinct design style much sought out by record collectors and DJs. Popular outlets such as Help Recordings, No […]

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Interview: Moin

Returning eight years after their original debut on Blackest Ever Black, Raime’s cranky distant relative, Moin, returns with a new offering on Nic Tasker’s, AD93 imprint. On the surface it feels like a familiar format. Crunchy guitars layered over a powerful and propulsive rhythmic section. If I didn’t know better, I could have lost the […]

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Truancy Volume 280: Mor Elian

For the good part of seven years, Berlin-based producer Mor Elian has been dissolving house and techno’s core sounds into unpredictable, percussive patterns, often riding the fine line between subtle loopy drum work explorations and punching low-end floor movers. She seems more confident in her process than ever before, with the last three sets of […]

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Truancy Volume 279: Stefan Ringer

Stefan Ringer’s music is made for movement. Emotionally charged and physically stimulating, his personal productions and scintillating mix selections intimately invite listeners to embrace the freeing energy of the dance floor. Rooted in the essence of classic house, the vivid expanse of Stefan Ringer’s sound has flourished over the past decade into a distinctive landmark […]

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Truancy Volume 278: No Moon

Originally from York, and now living in Berlin after a long stint in Manchester, the profile of Fred Shepherd, aka No Moon, has been rising steadily since 2016. His sounds have wormed their way into mixes across the board, with no less than the likes Fred P, Nazira and the late great Andrew Weatherall dropping […]

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Interview: Superabundance

Speed is the name of the game for Superabundance, the collaborative project of Washington’s Jackson Ryland [Rush Plus] and Andrew Field-Pickering, more widely known as Max D of Future Times. Driven by the simple notion of producing faster tracks that fall outside the pair’s typical BPM range, Superabundance finds the DC duo creatively toying with […]

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Truancy Volume 277: Mez

Living in LA, self-described ‘part-time raver, full-time DJ’ Mez found his true calling playing house music after a revelation on the dancefloor itself. Having quickly developed his own formidable prowess behind the decks, he now looks to strengthen and promote Black and queer culture in a wider context. His recently launched No Signal platform aims […]

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Interview: Bad Boy Chiller Crew

The swift rise of notorious Yorkshire entertainers Bad Boy Chiller Crew is a fascinating feat seldom seen in today’s landscape. As a trio, members Clive, Gareth Kelly and Kane started out making comedy skits, prank videos and lad banter viral clips much in the vein of Dirty Sanchez or Jackass – complete with a recurring […]

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Interview: claire rousay

claire rousay is an artist based in San Antonio, Texas, in the United States. Prolific in her output, her work can be described as sound art, experimental, avant-garde and musique concrète, with an air of humour that can be subtle or overpowering depending on the piece. The word ‘intimate’ is often used about her pieces, […]

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Truancy Volume 276: Club Fitness

For our 276th Truancy Volume, it’s with real joy that we are able to press play on another standout mix we’ve been given for 2021. Never afraid of turning things up a notch and jumping into hi-nrg rhythms, it’s Club Fitness that rolls out the vibes this week. Originally from Canada but now residing in […]

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Truancy Volume 275: Aaron J

Currently located in Boston, Aaron J is the founder of Sure Thing which is an event series, podcast, and record label firmly rooted in techno, yet driven by a mystic, deep and organic palette of downtempo and ambient music. Despite being responsible for an incredible amount of US and San Francisco debuts, over the years bringing in […]

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Truancy Volume 274: Bill Spencer & Izaak

Sliding into the spotlight for Truancy Volume 274 are Bill Spencer and Izaak. With over a decade of experience of buying, grading and shipping records between them they’ve forged a long-lasting friendship, nurtured by their love of old 80s and 90s funk, soul and rnb cuts. With their musical values crossing over to such an […]

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