Interviews

Premiere: Mount Bank – We Could Be Real

Mount Bank’s new album, Counter Real, is a work for both travelling and sitting stationary, for both action and contemplation. How you choose to engage with it is of course up to you, but we’re sure that you’ll find great value in the exceptionally strong craftsmanship featured within and the ideas that are being played […]

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Premiere: Umwelt – Gravitational Lens

Coming up on their 25th release in a couple of weeks, Berlin-based label Killekilll, by now, has become a synonymous source for techno and electro in the German capital. Headed up by Nico Deuster, who’s been catering to the city’s party needs for almost twenty years,  the Killekill brand has gone from a weekly club night at Berghain Kantine to […]

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Releases, Various

Premiere: LA-4A – Capacitance

Kevin McHugh has spent the last few years redefining his sound as LA-4A, focusing on what he terms “roots techno” after a long period working as Ambivalent. This direction is at its most palpable on his debut album Phonautograph, which is inspired by the redundancy of futurism. Tracks are titled after and inspired by obsolete technologies, from […]

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Premiere: White Visitation – Horizontal Dub

Mexico City’s Nicolas Guerrero returns to Blank Slate as White Visitation once again, sharing an EP of techno with one foot in the dancefloor and one foot out. As well as becoming a regular home of sorts for Michał Wolski and releasing a favourite of ours, Düve’s “Karv” (thank you Beatrice Dillon for the tip), […]

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Releases, Various

Seven Plays VII

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 at the end of the week. The idea is to keep sharing great music with our readers, but with a more individual touch than our more objective posts and […]

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Premiere: Onirik – Universal Repairs

Onirik has been running Finest Hour Records with Pablo Tarno for the past few years, with a sparing release schedule that shows true quality control. Sharing his name with a black metal outfit, he in fact makes warm and textured house music, rich in feeling and deep with longing. His latest venture is a new label, Garage […]

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Interviews, Releases, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 144: Tom Dicicco

Since debuting on Baud back in 2010 with his still much sought after Material Things EP, Tom Dicicco’s palette of dubbed out techno aesthetics has found a home on labels such Traut Muzik, Semantica and Stockholm LTD. The last two years have seen Dicicco’s label skills from running Inner Surface Music with AnD, translate to […]

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Q&A: Odeko

“I don’t know who told you Gobstopper was just a grime label.” Mr Mitch took to Facebook recently to share his label’s newest release, A History With Samus from newcomer Odeko. Following Loom’s appropriately titled European Heartache EP, it continues down the path of grime-influenced electronic music that transcends both genre and locale, with one foot in the club and another in your dreams. Ahead […]

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Interviews, Releases, Various

Premiere: v1984 – Becoming N(one)

In November last year Glacial Sound announced its fifth and final record, a vinyl release of Riko Dan & Rabit’s anthem Black Dragons. It’s testament to label boss Paul Purcell’s vision with the label that in just five releases over a two and a half year period the label had become a linchpin in a burgeoning […]

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Premiere: Borrowed Identity – It’s You

Since jumping into the scene back in 2012, Borrowed Identity has successfully traversed a huge variety of labels with his broad musical range and confident studio skills. Labels such as Quintessentials, Foul & Sunk, Mistress Recordings and even the close-knit Ostgut Ton have all taken interest and put out his music in the past. From […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 143: BNJMN

There was a certain point in the last couple of years where people felt as if BNJMN had transferred into darker, techno territory from dreamier and more melodic house music. Releases on Delsin, Jericho One and his own label Brack seemed to imply this, but to him, all are just different aspects of his personality coming together as […]

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