Interviews, Various

Interview: Maral

Exploring and transforming the sounds of traditional Iranian music, Los Angeles-based artist Maral has formed a unique vision of club music, one that embraces her heritage and recontextualizes it for a new audience. Featuring rich vocals drenched in bass and distortion, Maral’s sound manages to feel at once soothing and intense. This amalgamation, which she […]

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Truancy Volume 208: SCRAAATCH

Hailing from Philly with roots in Maryland, the digital-dwelling, performance-minded sound art and music duo SCRAAATCH load their knapsack of self-determinative songs onto the platter for Truancy Volume 208. Their series of numbered performances each possess unique character thanks to a consciousness and deliberation in their concept and implementation, often through abstract electronics, noise, glitch […]

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Truancy Volume 207: Savile

Savile is a producer and DJ from Michigan based in Chicago. A resident at the hallowed smartbar, he’s also the DJ partner of Steve Mizek, and co-runs the labels Argot and Tasteful Nudes with him. As a producer, he’s released on a variety of labels, from Argot and smartbar’s own North Side ’82 to Mike […]

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Interview: Will Long

American artist Will Long has had a long and steady career releasing ambient music. In 2005 he established Celer with his wife Danielle Baquet-Long. He continued the project after her passing in 2009, totaling upwards of 100 releases to date. In the past few years he’s moved into the domain of house music, putting out […]

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Truancy Volume 206: Finn

With 2018 well underway at this point, we’re cruising through the Truancy Volumes and who better to take over the wheel than notorious speed devotee Finn McCorry? First surfacing with the punchy, charming R’n’G of “Keep Calling” on Local Action Records, Finn’s gone on to release three charismatic EPs on the label, had a remix […]

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Truancy Volume 205: Olive T

For our 205th Truancy Volume we welcome a long-time NYC-based DJ and producer, who’s become somewhat of a go-to for playing parties in and around the city. With consistently great mixes on her SoundCloud dating back eight years, Olive T has ticked off most if not all New York City venues in that period, lining […]

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Truancy Volume 203: Kahn

We have a close-knit community of Bristol-based producers to thank for one of the 2010’s most distinct movements in electronic music, and few rep the city as hard as Kahn. Emerging around the start of the decade with releases on Peverelist’s Punch Drunk, Idle Hands and Mala’s Deep Medi, he’d go on to form a […]

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Truancy Volume 202: Jordan

A resident DJ at one of the last bastions of late night clubbing in Belfast before all 6am licenses were revoked, Jordan found new avenues for people looking to immerse themselves into a community of late night dancing in the city. Moving back to Belfast after four years of studying music in Leeds, Jordan quickly […]

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Truancy Volume 201: Yu Su

To immerse yourself in Yu Su’s music is to give way to sensation, like closing your eyes to better feel the warmth of the sun. There’s a purity and lightness that emits from her melodies in which keys, woodwinds and drums melt into effortless rhythms. Organically groovy and powerfully transportive, Yu Su’s productions float between […]

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Truancy Volume 200: Pearson Sound

For our bicentennial Truancy Volume, Pearson Sound takes the reins. Few artists have meant so much to us over the years, and David Kennedy’s music, DJ sets and mixes have been an instrumental pillar to our foundation at Truants. Under his early moniker Ramadanman, he was responsible for timeless dancefloor anthems like “Work Them“, “Glut” and […]

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Truancy Volume 199: Shed

For our 199th Truancy Volume and our last of the year, we welcome none other than René Pawlowitz to the series, providing us with an hour-long mix as Shed. Of the may aliases that Pawlowitz has produced under over the years (Craft, EQD, Evil Fred, Head High, Operation Amplified, PCK, Rhythm-Spd, Seelow, Sigg Gonzalez, Stable Mates, STP, The […]

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Truancy Volume 198: Lukid

Melodically serene, structurally simple and yet powerfully evocative, the music of Lukid sits on its own plane of electronic exploration. While it’s been three years since his last EP, Crawlers, and a surprising five years since his last album, Lonely At The Top, Lukid’s latest EP, Twisted Blood, finds the artist at the height of his atmospheric, experimental vision of techno. […]

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