Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 229: Byron The Aquarius

There are many ways to describe Byron The Aquarius and his music, whether it be taking to his array of musical influences, locations he’s resided in or his adept multi-instrumentalism, but perhaps the best way to get to the heart of it is the feeling and soulfulness of his output that pulls at our heartstrings […]

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Truancy Volume 228: Or:la

By any measure, Or:la has had a busy and impressive rise when it comes to bookings and growing as DJ over the last few years. Born in Derry, Northern Ireland’s second-largest city, she left for Liverpool back in 2012, attracted by its vibrant music scene and the buzz of living in a new city. Here […]

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Truancy Volume 227: B.Traits

One of the stalwart faces of Radio 1 when it comes to electronic dance music, B.Traits time as a presenter at the station comes to a close. Announcing her departure from Radio 1 via a video through her social channels over the weekend, the heartfelt goodbye comes after being at the station for six years […]

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Truancy Volume 226: Ash Lauryn

Blending the soulful sounds of Detroit house with modern electronic productions, Ash Lauryn manages to touch on decades of musical history through her mixes. Born and raised in Detroit, the city has majorly influenced Ash’s love and appreciation of house and techno, as well as inspired her to celebrate the city’s rich history of black […]

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Truancy Volume 225: Patrice Scott

Patrice Scott’s deep, soulful, techno-tinged brand of house music has seen admirers gradually flock to his music and sets over the years. Although a late bloomer in getting his own music out, Scott has a long history within Detroit’s clubbing world – his first paid gig was warming up for Jeff Mills back when he used […]

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Truancy Volume 224: Lyster

meandyou is one of the most familiar club-night and label names in Manchester. It’s ran in some capacity for over 10 years now with its five residents; Herron, Joy Orbison, Juniper, Taber and our next Truancy Volume contributor Lyster, putting together some of the city’s most fabled parties and releasing consistently great quality music. While […]

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Truancy Volume 223: Titonton Duvante

One of the Midwest’s most innovative and enduring talents, Titonton Duvante’s work has encompassed numerous roles over the years, forging a multifaceted career as a composer, vocalist, recording artist, producer, remixer, record label owner and DJ. His work spans longer than two decades, having cut his teeth in the early ’90s alongside Ed Luna, Todd […]

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Truancy Volume 221: Rebekah

Honing her skills as DJ in Birmingham since the late 90s, Rebekah’s hard work and pursuit of music has led her to reach a level representative of many DJs at the top of their game. She’s become a colossal presence within techno the last five years, with her formidable sets and relentless sound capturing the […]

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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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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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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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