Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 149: chunyin

Truancy Volume 149 comes courtesy of Sydney-based chunyin, ahead of her forthcoming ‘Code Switch’ EP on Off Out. Many will know chunyin from her pop project Rainbow Chan, a local favourite who has been working in the scene for many years. chunyin, however, is the grit under Rainbow Chan’s poppy sheen, the foggy night to its […]

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Various

Premiere: Ziúr – Taiga

Infinite Machine have hit a real purple patch in 2016, having focused their efforts on releasing a steady stream of exploratory and non-geographical internet club music. Recent months have seen the sugar rush inducing “Leaving Thrice” from Iydes of essential London party Tropical Waste, a bombastic EP of synth and noise from recent Planet Mu […]

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Releases

Recommended: Itoa – Persuasive Percussion

With his previous project, the Darline EP, released nearly a year ago on Modern Ruin Records, Itoa returns on Bad Taste Records with the three-track Persuasive Percussion EP. Originally formed in Sheffield, Bad Taste is a London-based label that releases a range of music influenced by the styles such as hip-hop and garage. It’s no […]

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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXVII

Kablam’s debut EP for Berlin’s party-cum-label Janus is a haunting set of twisted, frantic club music. Happily perched at the intersection of ASMR, hardstyle and choral music, Furiosa slams together various body-music herstories. It brings to mind the militant rigidity of the hakken alongside the sensual tingles of a whisper. The EP surveys the sonic […]

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Releases, Various

Premiere: 2030 – In Aeternum (Luke Hess Remix)

A man has many names. 2030 is just one of them. Under this alias, Nico Campanella has released a cassette album as well as a recent 12″ on Clone, and now he’s landed on Black Crow with a super package of nostalgia-inducing electro backed with some stellar remixes. “In Aeternum” is a gorgeous cut, breathy synths leading the way down […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 148: Peder Mannerfelt

Peder Mannerfelt is an artist who has been working in the liminal spaces of electronic music for around a decade, beginning with early releases under the alias The Subliminal Kid. In the ensuing time he has gone on to lend his chops behind the scenes on albums for Fever Ray, Blonde Redhead and Glasser, and released a trio of diverse and cinematic […]

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Various

Premiere: Fox – I Swear

Fox has been recording music and MCing in Manchester and beyond for longer than most of us at Truants have been allowed to venture outside the mansion. He’s prolific and ubiquitous. Chances are, if you’ve spent any length of time living in the North of England’s premier city over the last decade or more, then you’ll […]

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Various

Premiere: Man Dela – The Ritual (Anton Zap Remix)

Having written about Italian based label What Ever Not’s first record I Don’t Know Why (Nothin’s Going To Change) all the way back in 2012, we’re heavily acquainted with what they’ve been up to the last four years. Headed up by Dan Mela and Dodi Palese, the pair have been working in music for the past two decades and all […]

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Interviews

Interview: Space Dimension Controller

We’ve been fans of Space Dimension Controller from the start, featuring him way back in the (relative) infancy of both our own blog and his career in early 2011. Since then he’s traversed worlds with his mind-expanding releases for R&S, focused on the floor with 12″s for Clone, and right now he’s preparing the release of […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes, Various

Truancy Volume 147: Silk Road Assassins

Hot on the heels of their debut EP Reflection Spaces for Planet Mu and ahead of their Fabric appearance this Friday, we’re thrilled to present Silk Road Assassins for Truancy Volume 147. Formed by Coyote Records mainstays and longtime friends Chemist and Tom E Vercetti, along with their university classmate Lovedr0id, Silk Road Assassins pair the […]

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Releases

Recommended: Klara Lewis – Too

Klara Lewis makes strange, dark music. It’s full of unnerving, swollen sounds, and is laced with electronic pulses that might seem to belong in the club, but the layers that surround such beats preclude them from such base functionality. Indeed, interviewing Lewis for The Quietus, Matthew Kent notes that her music seems caught in a “between” place, referring at […]

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Releases, Sunday's Best

Sunday’s Best Pt. XXXVI

With a steady stream of material filtering out over the past couple of years, from reissues and remixes to new collaborations, restructured moments from the club and fresh new solo material to boot, the Dozzy train continues full steam ahead. In 2016, the minimal maestro has dropped an EP for The Bunker, cameoed alongside Neel […]

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