Releases

Recommended: De Leon – /\\08

In an interview with French site Hartzine, the body behind the excellent US tape label Aught said: “This series of tapes is finite, one will soon be able to deduce the remainder of our release schedule for the time being.” Looking at its releases now it appears that that finite number is 10, with the second […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 124: FaltyDL

A regular to labels such as Planet Mu and Ninja Tune since 2009 and 2011 respectively, FaltyDL has managed to carve himself a robust discography where quality rarely dips. His most recent outing, a return to Planet Mu, saw him adopt his own name Drew Lustman for The Crystal Cowboy, an album that he describes as […]

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Releases

Recommended: F.T.F. – 000666

Tape Archive have quietly been sharing murky, anonymous techno on YouTube for some time now: abstract oddities like the undefined gone with the noise (part1) and floral party numbers like DJ G.O’s sorrylarry. For their first foray into the physical world of objects, they’ve put together three tracks from F.T.F. — another mysterious techno project, […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 123: Volte-Face

For those who consider themselves regulars in the electronic music club scene in London or have lived here at any point in the last eight years, there is a remarkably high chance you’ve attended a night put on by, or in someway associated with, Casper Clark. In the last year alone he has managed to […]

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Releases

Recommended: FP-Oner – 5

“Real art is judged against an inner standard, not what’s out there.” So said Fred Peterkin, aka Fred P, to Richard Brophy of Juno Plus recently. He was speaking on identity in music, or a certain lack thereof in the promo hamster wheel. Fittingly, his own album as FP-Oner, released on Japanese label Mule Musiq, […]

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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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