Downloads, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 161: Carl Simon

As one of three people behind Frankfurt label MMODEMM, Carl Simon has been involved in putting out some of the most interesting music committed to tape in the last several years. More recently, her abilities as a DJ have come to the fore outside of her base in Frankfurt, thanks to a number of stand-out mixes […]

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Truancy Volume 160: Steve Hauschildt

Direct from the Midwest our latest Truancy Volume arrives courtesy of synth journeyman Steve Hauschildt. While prolific as a member of drone supergroup Emeralds – Discogs has the count at almost fifty releases in six years, his solo records have emerged at a slower pace. That extra time certainly wasn’t wasted. Wrapped in ideas from […]

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Truancy Volume 159: Eli Keszler

Truancy Volume 159 presents a rare mix by the American composer, percussionist and artist Eli Keszler. Perhaps best known for his two acclaimed records on PAN, Cold Pin and Catching Net, Keszler has built up a richly diverse practice within both experimental music scenes and the wider art world. After a brief Google search you […]

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Truancy Volume 158: Via App

For Truancy Volume 158 we’re pleased to host one of Brooklyn’s finest, Via App. Having experimented with noise and electronic music from a young age, she first made herself known to the wider world in 2014 with two tapes of diverse house music. One, Pro-V, is subtle and warm, the gentle pace of its eight tracks calling […]

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Truancy Volume 157: Mr. G

A “70s child all day long” as he’s described himself in the past, Colin McBean aka Mr. G has come a long way since graduating from his hometown of Derby. Obsessively collecting from the get go, McBean found himself immersed in soundsystem culture early on, with his wide tastes in dub, indie, blues, jazz, classical and house […]

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Truancy Volume 156: SVANI

With 155 Truancy Volumes under our belt, it’s important to us here at Truants to continue to support fresh and upcoming talent. Many however, will be fully aware of the rising DJ and producer that is Svanhild Landvik, aka SVANI and if you aren’t, let us introduce you. Svani’s been shelling down unstoppable Soundcloud edits and contributing to […]

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Truancy Volume 155: SHALT

The Astral Plane has long been one of our favourite music blogs, with its mix series one of the best places on the internet to find hypermodern dance floor bangers and experimental manipulations of existing club modes. It’s the latter that the newly formed label arm of the site has concerned itself with thus far. With the word “deconstructed” approaching […]

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Truancy Volume 154: Ploy

When Hessle Audio announced that their first 12″ of 2016 would be a debut from a seemingly new producer going by the name of Ploy, interest predictably piqued at the first new artist to the label since Bruce in 2014. Juno recently described Hessle’s discography as a narrative that is powerfully entwined with the wider happenings of […]

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Truancy Volume 153: 8ULENTINA

For Truancy Volume 153 we’re pleased to present 8ULENTINA, curator of the recently featured Tobago Tracks compilation DISMISS U. 8ULENTINA is a producer, DJ and installation artist based in Oakland, California. Together with foozool, they run Club Chai, a club night that inverts power structures through its line ups and offers the kind of space that, as […]

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Truancy Volume 151: resom

Nadine Moser has spent many years being involved in music in many ways – as a fan, DJ, booker, organiser and activist. Under the name resom, her way of playing records is grounded in zeroing in on their subtleties and weaving together rich and diverse tapestries of sound, an approach well represented in her Truancy […]

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Truancy Volume 150: Laurel Halo

To mark the 150th Truancy Volume, we are very happy to share with you a mix from one of the most distinct and interesting artists around. Over the course of several EPs, two albums and many live performances, Laurel Halo has created music which is as strikingly original and engaging as it is unbound to […]

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