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Somehow you better realize when the music you're dancing to comes from people that have been exploited, the best tribute you can have is setting yourself loose in unity with the exploited.
Theo Parrish
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Interview: Maral (Part 2)

It’s been over a year since we last spoke to Maral, the LA artist whose distorted rhythms have captured the attention of international artists, renowned journalists, and notable music platforms alike. In the time since, Maral has performed numerous live sets, DJ’d radio shows, hosted local parties, participated in Red Bull Music Academy’s Bass Camp, […]

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Festival Review: No Bounds 2019

No Bounds returned for its third edition last weekend, presenting a lineup of some of dance music’s most vital contemporary talents, alongside an array of boundary-pushing figures working between the lines of the musical avant-garde. Based in Sheffield, the three-day weekender has prided itself on its inclusion of local residents and artists, and its format of using […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 251: Kiernan Laveaux

“She is rearranging molecules in the air” was how Shane aka. Kiernan Laveaux‘s mixing style was once described to us by her In Training co-founder, Father of Two. Anyone who has been lucky to catch one of her mesmerising sets over the years across North America, in Berlin, or more recently during a tour in […]

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Festival Review: Atonal 2019

This year saw Berlin Atonal opening its doors for the sixth time since its reopening back in 2013, following a 23 year hiatus. The festival, once again, took over the Kraftwerk complex, which includes Tresor and Ohm in its staging for the events, taking place over five days. Though Berlin Atonal doesn’t officially have “headliners” […]

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Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 250: Jane Fitz

Jane Fitz presents our milestone 250th Truancy Volume. Here she weaves a tapestry of sound where you can “press go and get on with it from the first record” . It of course see’s Jane’s ever evolving record bag and exceptional set programming sensibilities in full swing. Her ability to climb inside the head of […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 249: Ariel Zetina

“I use my voice in my music so that people know this is what a woman sounds like,” declares Ariel Zetina. The Chicago-based dj, producer, playwright, and writer is a creative force, never shying from her power to amplify the voices of women through her art and music. Ariel’s a meticulous curator, vivid storyteller, and […]

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Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 236: Julianna

With a 2018 that saw her traversing a string of high-profile European clubs in Lyon, Madrid, Berlin, Paris and Barcelona, Julianna’s international bookings have been rising with each passing year. An active and ambitious member of the electronic music scene in Medellín, she’s worked tirelessly with friends in developing social and cultural key projects to the local […]

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Featured, Releases, Various

Focus: Yves Tumor

Continuing to push the envelope of what could be termed avant-garde music, lo-fi soul-psych enigma Yves Tumor dropped the album Safe in the Hands of Love earlier this year, following on from 2016’s Serpent Music. While the record has been received with acclaim across the board, there has also been a deep attentiveness to Yves […]

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Review: Sustain-Release, Year Five

It’s difficult to articulate an experience like Sustain-Release. Over the course of four days, attendees are immersed in chaotic and cathartic dance with friends and strangers, drenched in sweat and strobe lights, crying and cheering, wrapped up in whirlwind energy in what seems like a never-ending techno dream. Not until it’s all over can one […]

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Recommended: Ipek Gorgun – Ecce Homo

Ipek Gorgun has featured here before, so there’s little need to go deep into her history. In brief, she has played in rock bands, taken part in the Red Bull Music Academy, made music with Ceramic TL and completed a PhD in Sonic Arts. Very brief. She recently released her second album, Ecce Homo, and […]

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Interviews, Releases, Various

Interview: Lorenzo Senni

Fans will know that a highlight of Lorenzo Senni’s live show is his joyous, high-energy dancing. The Italian producer, best known for his emotive, drum-free reflections on classic trance sounds, puts his skills down to summers spent dancing at bars for money around the tender age of 15. “It’s not what you think,” he laughs […]

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