Interviews, Various

Interview: Elena Colombi

With timetables and stages announced, the rundown to this years Dekmantel has intensified.  One artist, who you’ll find playing on the Friday on both the Boiler Room stage and the newly added UFO II stage is Elena Colombi. Although originally from Italy, a move to London in 2008 has found her emerging as one of […]

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Truancy Volume 220: Lucy

Luca Mortellaro a.k.a Lucy is one of the driving forces in the European techno scene, being the founder of the established Stroboscopic Artefacts imprint and having a strong back catalogue of releases under his name that sit comfortably in the world of innovative, hypnotic techno. While this description may fit his established past, it does […]

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Interview: Analog Tara

The artist, composer, scholar and educator Dr. Tara Rodgers (aka Analog Tara) began her involvement with music very early in life, learning to play piano by ear before age two. Born in upstate New York, she grew up listening to jazz records and was making her own recordings on a hi-fi cassette deck from a young age. […]

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Truancy Volume 219: RP Boo

At his home in Chicago’s South Side, Kavain Space, aka RP Boo, recalls an interview he gave at Unsound 2015. The question was asked, what is the best story ever told about footwork? What moments in the genre’s history will still get mentioned in ten years time? For Space however, it’s not what has been […]

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Interview: Patrick Russell

In an interview with Resident Advisor a few years back Patrick Russell describes the 90s Midwest rave scene as this super intense, but unique connection of small cities around Detroit and Chicago. With fellow neighbouring areas such as Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee moulding the fold, a giant formation of hard acid rave routes brought together a hub […]

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Interview: J Colleran

Irish producer J Colleran first burst on to the world stage as Mmoths in 2011, garnering attention as much for his age (he was 17 at the time) as his beautifully rendered electronica. Still a teenager, he soon found himself playing alongside Aphex Twin and supporting At The Drive In in the UK. He released […]

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Truancy Volume 218: Brawther

Brawther broke onto the house scene back in 2009, after an exchange with Chez Damier over Myspace led to the release of his ‘Untitled’ record on Damier’s, at-the-time, newly revived Balance Alliance label. In more recent times he’s been quietly working on his first studio album ‘Transient States’, a record he’s self released on his […]

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Truancy Volume 217: Fantastic Man

Kicking it between Berlin, London and his hometown of Melbourne the last few years, Mic Newman, now better known for his Fantastic Man alias, has become one of the main leading stalwarts pushing punchy, tripped out house cuts out of Australia. Although now based in Berlin for the moment, a string of 2016 releases mixed […]

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Truancy Volume 215: Mosca

“I’m still getting to grips with what I want from my music” Mosca told Attack Magazine back in 2014. By then he’d already released a number of records on Fat City, Numbers, Night Slugs, 3024, Rinse, Hypercolour, Ann Amiee and his own label Not So Much. A discography many would look on from the outside and […]

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Interviews, Releases

Interview: Sim Hutchins

In late 2015 we spoke to Sim Hutchins about the release of his debut album, I Enjoy To Sweep A Room on No Pain In Pop. The digital single Melanotan II / No Paco Rabanne followed in 2016, as did a stunning AV project on Lee Gamble’s UIQ label: Vantablank Stare was a personal response […]

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Truancy Volume 213: Juana

Born into an artistic and musical family in Chicago, Juana’s passion for music began early in childhood with the sound of her dad’s guitar, a gifted record from her mother, local rock radio stations and wedding reception dances. Turning this early enthusiasm for dance music into a full-time job, Juana now moves and inspires others […]

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Interview: Roza Terenzi

Roza Terenzi is a producer and DJ from Perth, Australia, now based in Melbourne. After a number of years producing under another name she adopted this moniker to reflect her change in direction and focus. The hands of fate (and the record industry) led to a series of records coming out in quick succession on […]

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