Interviews, Releases

Interview: Gang Fatale

Gang Fatale would be one of the first collectives that may spring to mind when it comes to thinking about underground club music today. Not only do their unique factors revolve around the variety of artistic media they collectively explore, but also their capability of developing a sound specifically relatable to their group. Through their […]

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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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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XLI

Damu‘s productions have crossed boundaries and styles over the five years since his early releases, arriving on labels like Silverback and Local Action. Riding on the colourful wave of post-dubstep UK bass, his sound was bouncy and exuberant, laden with fuzzy synths and sampled vocals. An album on Keysound followed, and in the years since […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

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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Interviews

Interview: DJ Guy

Despite a lengthy DJing career in his native Wales throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, DJ Guy came to wider, international prominence with a release on All Caps in 2014. He had been sharing cuts from his archive on Bandcamp and SoundCloud, and these were noticed by Glasgow’s Bake, who put out three scuzzy techno tracks recorded in the […]

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Interviews

Interview: Grant

Grant’s music earns the title of one of the most bastardised genre names of recent times: it is truly ‘deep’ house. Many of his pieces glide along, without ever imposing too much of their will on the listener; for those who want to explore them though, it is instantaneously apparent that there is a wealth […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

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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Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

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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Featured, Truancy Volumes, Various

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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Chronicles, Featured, Releases

Chronicles: D.R.A.M.

Artists such as D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert, iLoveMakonnen and Chance the Rapper hold a charismatic aura that’s present regardless of whether they use it for inspiration or introspection. That character is tied to an emotional vulnerability that they all willingly share with the world through their music – perhaps more visibly on their […]

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Featured, Interviews, Releases

Interview: CKtrl

As a long-running show host on NTS Radio, CKtrl has gained respect both as a DJ and producer over the years ever since first appearing on Boiler Room at the age of 19. Fast-forward four years, the South London producer continues to shed light on his talent as a music artist, releasing projects which showcase […]

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Releases

Recommended: Vlaysin – Acid Dedication EP

Voitax burst onto the scene in 2013 with a release from label heads Paàl and Ezuri. During a time where minimalism and hypnotism were en vogue in techno, seeing a grittier strand of techno was very refreshing. It was made clear from the maiden voyage that the label was not akin to the output apparent […]

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