Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 166: Jules

Our last Truancy Volume of this year comes from a DJ based in Cologne going by the name of Jules. A regular DJ at Salon des Amateurs in Düsseldorf, a place which has honed the skills of top tier DJs such as Lena Willikens and Jan Schulte, it’s not surprising Jules skills as a selector are equally as matched. They […]

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Q&A: Lil Jabba

Lil Jabba is a creator, possessing immense skills and artistry clearly demonstrated in both his visual and audio work. His profession in the latter has been acclaimed since his early releases, where he successfully delved into the realms of juke and footwork, producing tunes that took the genres to a new level. Since then, the […]

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Truancy Volume 165: Spencer Parker

With two Truancy Volumes left in 2016, this week’s mix comes from one of the scene’s finest purveyors of house and techno music. A regular to labels such as Rekids, Tsuba and his own label, Work Them Records, over the past ten years, Spencer Parker could easily hold his head high as a producer alone, but […]

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Interview: Poté

Poté is a London-based artist producing work that easily enthralls its audience through versatile and captivating features. His previous releases have seen him lean towards sounds more fitting for a club setting, such as his Enchufada project Voyeurism. Yet in his new EP Fire for Fire, he appears to venture into alternative sides of his […]

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Truancy Volume 164: BEARCAT

Born in London and based in New York, multidisciplinary artist and DJ BEARCAT has been electrifying dance floors since 2008. With a unique talent for blending diverse genres and layering dynamic vocals, her sets are both technical and emotive. This sense of power and drama carries throughout all of BEARCAT’s work, from live mixes to […]

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Interview: Mumdance & Logos

Mumdance and Logos are rarely without a new project. Over the past six years, their productions – both separately and together, on labels including Keysound, Rinse and Tectonic – have been a crucial part of the fabric of UK electronic music. Right now though, all their attention is focused on Different Circles, the label they […]

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Interview: Phaeleh

The music of Phaeleh operates in a number of spheres at once. Beautifully and expertly crafted, it bursts with soul and character. His club music touches on a variety of strands of UK culture, from dubstep and bass to the jazzier tones of Four Tet and Floating Points, yet his latest release sees him burrow deep into ambient mode. We […]

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Interview: O$VMV$M

O$VMV$M is a duo made up of Bristol’s Amos Childs, aka Jabu, and Sam Barrett, aka Neek. Their music is a strange collage built from samples from throughout the eras, and the effective is unsettling, placing the listener in a strange, other-worldly environment. Having first put out a tape called Memoryz Ov U on No […]

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Truancy Volume 163: Valentino Mora & Amila

IDO, or Intercontinental Dance Organization, is a new venture from Valentino Mora and Matthieu Amila. Mora formerly went by French Fries and ran with the ClekClekBoom crew, crafting club bangers with heart and soul. Now releasing records under his given name, his tracks join a lineage of soulful deep house that goes back to the 1990s – see […]

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Interview: Stephen Mallinder

Wrangler is the collaborative project between Stephen ‘Mal’ Mallinder (of Cabaret Voltaire fame), Phil Winter (from Tunng) and Benge (one half of John Foxx and the Maths). The group formed in 2009 and it takes a mere glance at the names to realise the wealth of musical talent between them. Winter still contributes to Tunng […]

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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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Interview: Gang Fatale

Gang Fatale would be one of the first collectives that may spring to mind when it comes to thinking about underground club music today. Not only do their unique factors revolve around the variety of artistic media they collectively explore, but also their capability of developing a sound specifically relatable to their group. Through their […]

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