Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 122: Cindy Looper

We are very excited to share with you the latest Truancy Volume, by Hamburg-based DJ Cindy Looper. A resident at the famous and much-beloved Golden Pudel Club, her DJ sets and mixes are evidence of an adventurous and ever-curious selector. Here she weaves together industrial, electro, acid and some – to borrow a phrase, “emotional bangers” into […]

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Releases, Various

Premiere: Spencer Parker – Silly Club Song No. 3

Once a regular mainstay on Radio Slave and James Master’s Rekids, the last four years have seen Spencer Parker concentrate his productions on his own label Work Them, whilst also releasing a furore of music from artists such as S:VT, Young Male and Dana Ruh. This however changes later on this month with Parker returning to Rekids […]

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Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 121: Art Crime

For our 121st Truancy Volume we’re excited to have landed our first venture into Russian territory in the form of a mix by Moscow based producer Art Crime. Tapped by the always on point Willie Burns last year for a stellar debut on his label WT Records, the release became somewhat of a sleeper hit, gradually […]

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Various

Editorial: Everything I Am, An Appreciation of Kanye West

SWISH. This discussion serves as a celebration of all that we know, all that we love and, of course, all that we debate about Kanye Omari West. It started as a roundtable discussion through direct messages on Twitter between the two of us because we hated everyone else’s opinions. While that was (maybe) a joke, there […]

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Releases, Various

Premiere: Terriers – Believing The Crystal

Dublin duo Terriers have been slowly crafting their sound since first causing ripples in 2013. Last year they dropped House No 9 on Major Problems, which featured a searing remix from Tuff Sherm. Shortly afterwards, it was revealed that they had been the beneficiaries of the tutelage and patronage of Levon Vincent, spending three months […]

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Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 120: Karen Gwyer

Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan but now residing in London, Karen Gwyer has become a firm Truants favourite since her debut release in 2012, releasing records on labels such as Opal Tapes and Public Information whilst collaborating on records with fellow producers like Torn Hawk. Having found a more regular home for her productions via No […]

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Interviews

Interview: Jupiter Jax

Thirty years on and records cut during house and techno’s foundational period still enthrall. Their sonic palate, formed as much out of necessity as of choice, were the by-product of recycled vinyl, secondhand gear, and 1980s DIY recording methods. Many musicians entranced with era take the grayscale route and zero in on the raw unpolished […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 119: DEBONAIR

Don’t call it a resurgence. London’s NTS is one of several key radio stations in electronic music culture, alongside Rinse FM, Berlin Community Radio and Subcity Radio to name but a few. One of the most exciting and invigorating presences on radio is that of Debi Ghose, aka DEBONAIR, whose fortnightly show bridges the gap […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 118: Nightwave

It’s early May when we approach Maya Medvesek about a possible Truancy Volume. She’s about to set off for her tour of America and barely gets a minute to think but guess what, a mix and quick interview catch up is absolutely no problem for Nightwave. Aside from being wonderfully organised and true to her word […]

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Releases

Recommended: Throwing Shade – Fate Xclusive EP

The first thing that springs to mind at the thought of Throwing Shade’s NTS shows is an overwhelming sense of discovery and wonder. She reaches far and wide for her selections, deftly shining lights on places often unexplored by many music lovers. Ventures such as her Muslim jazz showcases are hugely appreciated in a society […]

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