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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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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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Truancy Volume 212: Martyn

Back in 2011 we caught up with Martyn as he prepared to release his sophomore album Ghost People on Brainfeeder – conversing away on the obstacle of second album syndrome, his first foray into performing his music live and his early collaborations. Seven years later and an album on Ninja Tune in between, his fourth LP […]

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Interview: Gel

Karis Zidore is an artist, dancer and choreographer who has expanded her repertoire into sound, going by the name Gel. She makes dance music in ways that you might not recognise – it’s certainly not in 4/4. Inspired by movement, she has translated her feelings into a singular expression of largely electronic sounds in the […]

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Truancy Volume 211: Steffi

An artist in the purest sense, Berlin-based Steffi has previously said she wants to be remembered for her work and nothing else. Monitoring her career closely herself, it’s easy to see how her consistent growth as a producer and DJ is motivated by keeping her integrity as an artist. With three albums on Ostgut Ton […]

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Interview: Silvia Kastel

Flowers From The Ashes: Contemporary Italian Electronic Music is a new compilation from Stroboscopic Artefacts. It’s a wide-ranging release that explores a variety of sonic modes being employed by artists from Italy. From the slow dank rumble of Andrea Belfi and Marco Shuttle to the ritualistic techno of Ninos Du Brasil and Lucy; from Alessandro […]

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Truancy Volume 210: Flørist

It’s hard to believe it’s been three years since Flørist debuted his atmospheric, jubilant rhythms on the acclaimed EP, Phenomena. In that time he has honed his signature sound, releasing two more dance records featuring cheeky vocal samples, fluid synths and ecstatic percussion. Flørist’s organic and optimistic approach also translates into his artwork and DJ sets, […]

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Interview: Gabber Eleganza

Back in the early ‘90s, near UK rave’s supposed high-water mark, there was a party in Wolverhampton called Quest. Like lots of nights, it printed and posted zines to deliver the word to faithful punters. Theirs featured a ‘Raver of the Month’ letter page. In a typical edition, one Nik Ratcliff of Torquay writes in […]

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Truancy Volume 209: John Heckle

A quietly prodigious producer, and a self-proclaimed hobbyist at heart, we welcome John Heckle for our 209th Truancy Volume. Growing up in Merseyside, his formative years were spent on a mixture of classic industrial and house records, informed even further by early club experiences seeing Jeff Mills and British Murder Boys that his older brother took him […]

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