Featured, Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 177: Jackmaster Pt. I

Truancy Volume 177 comes from our favourite selector. Affiliated with Numbers, Wireblock, Dress 2 Sweat, and Rubadub, Jackmaster is known generally as one of the most consistent forces in music. With a wealth of heavy-hitter, high profile mixes in his pockets, such as his DJ-Kicks mix, BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, FabricLive instalment and more […]

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Releases

Recommended: Manni Dee – Your Public Image

It’s been two years since Leyla Records first made contact with Human Image, and it’s at the hand of the Amsterdam-based label’s inaugurator, Manni Dee, that we receive its eighth instalment: Your Public Image. The label prides itself on delivering headstrong, industrial-leaning techno and this four-tracker does just that. Fans of Dee will be familiar […]

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Interviews

Interview: Yamaneko

At present, Yamaneko is the true form of producer and DJ Joe Moynihan, who has also appeared on Truants as Talbot Fade. Yamaneko’s rise has been that of a slow tide, bringing parts of each project to shore one wave at a time. His first trilogy was a mix-album-mix combination that wrapped ambient, grime, new […]

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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XLVII

Starting off as Cong Burn Waves, a tape label and collective loosely based across the north of England and Glasgow, Cong Burn provides us with its first 12” in the form of a four-track-four-artist split release. Championed by the likes of Ben UFO, Jane Fitz, Steve Davis, Tasker and Lee Gamble (the latter two having […]

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Interviews, Releases

Interview: Ahadadream

Ahadadream is a busy man. He works for Boiler Room and has a residency on Radar, in which he flies through tracks like there’s a giant clock winding down in front of him. That’s why his label’s called More Time. The new venture kicked off earlier this year with a collaborative release from co-founder SNØW […]

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Releases, Various

Recommended: Mr. Mitch – Devout

The instrumental grime scene has acted as a hot bed for producers to splinter off from the norm and evolve their sounds into abstract forms. Slackk is one of them, and the dancefloor mutations from the likes of Mumdance and the Different Circles crew only serve to back this up further. Mr. Mitch is a […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 176: Fiedel

For our 176th Truancy Volume we welcome our second Ostgut Ton artist to the series, after Kobosil‘s entry last year. Joining Berlin nightlife in 1989, Fiedel has been a resident and regular figure at Berghain since its opening in 2004. Prior to this, he held a three year residency at the club’s predecessor Ostgut – a […]

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Releases, Various

Interview: Bwana

Canadian artist Bwana is a rare breed. His tracks and edits have found their way into sets from DJs as diverse as Space Dimension Controller, Mr. G, The Revenge, his heroes Sasha and John Digweed, Tasker, Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve and B.Traits. The LuckyMe-released Capsule’s Pride, a musical reimagining of Akira for the modern day, was a massive success […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 175: Konx-om-Pax

For our 175th Truancy Volume we welcome Tom Scholefield, an animator, director and audio-visual artist more commonly known by the moniker Konx-om-Pax. Hailing from Glasgow, Tom counts people like Hudson Mohawke and Rustie as some of his earliest childhood friends, an acquaintanceship which has led to his striking artwork gracing the cover of many releases from fellow Glaswegians. […]

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Chronicles, Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XLVI

Hot off the press this week, Pearls is Swimful’s second release on Shanghai-based record label SVBKVLT (third including a remix EP). Following on from previous records by the likes of Prettybwoy, Howie Lee and Damacha, this EP is a continuation of output from artists based in East Asia producing a vast array of club-friendly music. […]

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Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 174: Lauer

This summer we’ll be heading to beautiful Tisno in Croatia for Love International’s second festival outing, and with the final lineup drawing to a lavish close this week, there’s a whole wave of debutants and familiar faces heading to the coastal hideaway along the Adriatic coastline. Past Truancy Volume mixers Ben UFO, Moxie and Palms […]

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