Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXIX

The story goes that Abul Mogard is an ex-factory worker from Belgrade, who only took up making and recording music after his retirement. Given drone’s propensity for crafting the enigmatic and mysterious, you’d be forgiven for being sceptical about such a backstory. But while the jury might be out with regards to Mogard’s history, there’s […]

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Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXVIII

Ocobaya is the new moniker for Washington, DC producers Aaron Leitko and Mike Petillo. Previously known for their work as Protect-U on the Future Times imprint, here they’ve teamed up with DC label and Truants favorite 1432 R to inaugurate the new project. The Messix EP finds them experimenting more than in past releases, sometimes […]

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Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXVII

Kablam’s debut EP for Berlin’s party-cum-label Janus is a haunting set of twisted, frantic club music. Happily perched at the intersection of ASMR, hardstyle and choral music, Furiosa slams together various body-music herstories. It brings to mind the militant rigidity of the hakken alongside the sensual tingles of a whisper. The EP surveys the sonic […]

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Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXVI

With a steady stream of material filtering out over the past couple of years, from reissues and remixes to new collaborations, restructured moments from the club and fresh new solo material to boot, the Dozzy train continues full steam ahead. In 2016, the minimal maestro has dropped an EP for The Bunker, cameoed alongside Neel […]

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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXV

Established in Manchester in 2008, the meandyou. collective of Andrew Lyster, Herron, Alexander Taber, Joy Orbison and Juniper began hosting parties throughout Europe before launching a label in 2013. Their latest release, the Bookbinders EP, marks the young label’s fourth instalment, with meandyou. once again bringing together artists with unique approaches to house and techno. […]

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Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXIV

Malory has been doing the live hardware rounds in New York’s thriving mechanical scene for a minute now. Her first official release comes from GOD MODE, a label that’s growing more captivating with each album they put out. There is something that just clicks with this release, it feels so natural. The track names are […]

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Summer’s Best Pt. XXXIII

What a time to be a Truant. Autumn’s release schedule is like a cheesecake, real late at night: sensational. But we couldn’t proceed without giving the summer its due, so we’ve got a bumper edition of our Sunday’s Best column to top it all off. We’ve kept ourselves busy with various mixes and features popping […]

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Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXII

If Truly Blessed was a departure from the excellent Life Of A Savage 3, SD’s latest mixtape sees him continue evading confinement to any particular style. Young Chop drinches the record here and there with splashes of intricate organ melodies, while “Amnesia”, produced by Zaytoven & Will A Fool, makes for a more unusual track than you’d expect […]

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Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXI

Hotline Recordings, a label set on maintaining the mystique of tracking down music by making a mobile number its source of contact, accommodates Hodge warmly. He presents the label’s fifth release, following Kahn and Neek, Lurka, Rachael and DJ Sotofett, and Commodo. When we contacted the label at the start of the year, anonymous fingertips […]

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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XXX

Mancunian Synkro has been dipping his toe into a variety of musical waters over the past couple of years. The “Look At Yourself” EP, released to relaunch Indigo’s Mindset label after a two-year break, saw the producer pair sexy Rhodes with r’n’b samples for a balmy but skittish sound. Now Mindset are revisiting that EP for […]

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Sunday’s Best Pt. XXIX: 2013 Downloads

Welcome to another edition of Sunday’s Best! Today we’ll be discussing some of our favourite downloads from this year so far. Light a candle. Enjoy your stay. Cassie’s eponymous debut positioned her as r&b’s ingénue –barely twenty years old at the time, her voice trembled across slow jams like “Kiss Me” and “Not with You” with […]

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Mike Will’s Best Pt. XXVIII

“I don’t say I’m gonna make a beat for anybody [specific]. I’m gonna make a beat that’s harder than the last. How different can it get? How out the box can I go on this beat? How can I smoke the last beat? How can I make the bass hit harder? How can I make […]

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