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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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Truancy Volume 275: Aaron J

Currently located in Boston, Aaron J is the founder of Sure Thing which is an event series, podcast, and record label firmly rooted in techno, yet driven by a mystic, deep and organic palette of downtempo and ambient music. Despite being responsible for an incredible amount of US and San Francisco debuts, over the years bringing in […]

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Seven Plays VIII

For Seven Plays, each week one of our contributors will keep a personal music diary for seven days, then hand the feature over to another Truant. The idea is to keep sharing great music with our readers, but with a more individual touch than our more objective posts and reviews. Interrupting the feature’s extended hiatus […]

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Black Lives Matter

We stand in support with George Floyd. We stand in support with Ahmaud Arbery. We stand in support with Breonna Taylor. We stand in solidarity with all black people who suffer at the hands of white supremacy every day, and we stand in support of all protests against racism and police brutality. Truants is a […]

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Interviews, Releases, Various

Interview: Minor Science

Minor Science is an alias of Angus Finlayson, initially known as a music writer for sites such as Resident Advisor before surprising many with the release of his debut 12″ as Minor Science on Will Bankhead’s The Trilogy Tapes in 2014. An impressive, intriguing five-tracker, it showed a willingness to explore unexpected terrain in the […]

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Truancy Volume 257: Channel Tres

There’s few people who currently embody the confluence of modern music like Channel Tres does. On the one hand, the soulful heart of dance music lives at the centre of his music, taking us through from deep Chicago house to dub techno effortlessly. At the same time,  his West Coast synths and lyrical nods to mainstream […]

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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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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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Various

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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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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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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