Interviews

Interview: Brainwaltzera

Brainwaltzera is a deliberately mysterious artist. This shtick is nothing new, but it seems to be working for him. Over the past few years he’s putout a steady stream of releases, largely on the equally mysterious FILM (Future is listening music). He’s also been part of compilations on the likes of Craigie Knowes and Monkeytown Records, […]

Read more
Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 235: Klaus

Photo credit: Junior Loves To some, London-based producer Klaus exists on the more enigmatic end of underground music, with his label Tanum putting out music without artwork, extensive press or visual imagery as we’re used to seeing these days. But the value system that propel his output and his traveling Tanum Soundsystem could not be […]

Read more
Interviews, Releases

Interview: FIT Siegel

It’s hard to know where to start when talking about FIT Siegel. Based in Detroit, he’s widely known for running a label, a distribution company, being a stellar DJ and producing richly defined house music. FIT Sound and its sub-label Est. 83′ Records have put out a wealth of music from names such as Marcellus Pittman, MGUN […]

Read more
Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 234: Bergsonist

 Moroccan producer Bergsonist, née Selwa Abd, keeps herself occupied – over the last few months, the New York based producer, DJ and curator has been working on preparing her tour (working with the likes of Room4Resistance and Omnidisc), and the release of the second Bizaarbazaar compilation which is available on Bandcamp here. The compilation features music […]

Read more
Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 233: Peverelist

For our first Truancy Volume of the year we welcome Peverelist, a producer and DJ whose long ties with Bristol have given him the means to document a thriving and visionary community over the last thirteen years. Genres have held almost no relevancy to him throughout his career, and he’s described his vision and role […]

Read more
Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 232: Stenny

Stenny is an essential producer in driving forward the sound of Ilian Tape. He has remained loyal to Ilian’s sonic aesthetic while carving his own musical path with incredible finesse. We can confirm, having seen him play at Herrensauna in Tresor and the Backdrop party in Newcastle’s Cosmic Ballroom, that his DJ sets are as […]

Read more
Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 231: Jasper James

The first time we saw Jasper James in Amsterdam many moons ago, he was playing Shelter alongside the likes of Denis Sulta and Tsepo. Having had his Rinse.fm mixes on regular repeat as well as his BBC Radio 1 Essential mix, we later asked the Scottish DJ and producer, closely associated with Sub Club and Rubadub, to […]

Read more
Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 230: Mix Mup

Lorenz Lindner, the Leipzig based DJ and producer better known as Mix Mup has consolidated a strong identity of records over his 20 years of releasing music, building a stellar reputation of crafting creative abstracted groovers and house music with minimal embellishments. We caught up Lindner to discuss taking his Molto alias on the road, his […]

Read more
Interviews

Interview: Charlotte Bendiks

In chilly, distant Tromsø — one of the northernmost cities in Norway, known as a great vantage point from which to see the Northern Lights — quests for the electronic underground tend to lead people away. For Charlotte Bendiks, self-described as “the northern ambassador of distant intimacy”, it’s a challenge to keep the spirit of […]

Read more
Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 228: Or:la

By any measure, Or:la has had a busy and impressive rise when it comes to bookings and growing as DJ over the last few years. Born in Derry, Northern Ireland’s second-largest city, she left for Liverpool back in 2012, attracted by its vibrant music scene and the buzz of living in a new city. Here […]

Read more
Interviews

Interview: Hardrock Striker

Earlier this year Skylax Records released a double compilation entitled Skylax House Explosion. Mixed by label boss Hardrock Striker and long-time friend and Skylax flagship artist DJ Sprinkles, aka Terre Thaemlitz, it featured music from throughout the label’s history, spanning almost two decades, with music from the likes of Chez Damier, Lady Blacktronika, Octo Octa. […]

Read more
Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 227: B.Traits

One of the stalwart faces of Radio 1 when it comes to electronic dance music, B.Traits time as a presenter at the station comes to a close. Announcing her departure from Radio 1 via a video through her social channels over the weekend, the heartfelt goodbye comes after being at the station for six years […]

Read more