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Somehow you better realize when the music you're dancing to comes from people that have been exploited, the best tribute you can have is setting yourself loose in unity with the exploited.
Theo Parrish
Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 332: Alien D

“The image is there, but the history of work is lurking under the surface,” says artist Alien D of his new release, Nature’s Pencil, on the acclaimed DC-based label, 1432 R. Like a lotus flower, which can take years to germinate in a pond’s soil, its deep-planted roots give birth to leaves that break the […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 331: Parris

In a scene where trends, releases and new DJs pop up at an incredibly fast pace, longevity is a hard feat to master. If there’s one producer that thoroughly deserves it however, Parris would be right there at the top of list for us. A disciple of the FWD era, the iconic London club night […]

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Various

Truants joins PACBI in support of Palestinian people

We stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine, who continue to endure displacement and genocidal violence at the hands of Western imperialist powers, settler-colonialists and the Zionist entity. We pledge to join the Palestinian-led international call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) and to comply with guidelines set out by the Palestinian Campaign for […]

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Interviews, Truancy Sessions

Truancy Volume 330: Blu:sh

There’s no denying that the last two years have been an action-packed rise for the French producers most recent Blu:sh alias. Originally making a name for himself under Benoit B by producing a mixture of slow, leftfield electronica and often balearic tinged house, he solidified himself as a master tunesmith over eight years of releases on […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 329: buttechno

When artist Pavel Milyakov, best known for his alias buttechno, first emerged onto the electronic underground in 2015 with his series of evocative techno experiments under the album SPORT, it was as if some new sonic force had been released from ancient permafrost. Like water pulsing its way through a freezing riverbed, his debut album […]

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Truancy Sessions S01 E07: Bratches

Bratches | Soundcloud | Instagram | Resident Advisor Coming up as a raver in the Denver electronic music community, whilst also formally raised as a dancer prior to that, electronic music and DJing offered Taylor a way for her to keep moving and slowly discover her own language of movement. Starting out as DJ after a […]

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Truancy Sessions

Truancy Sessions S01 E06: DJ Drink Water

DJ Drink Water | Soundcloud | Instagram | Resident Advisor A devoted music enthusiast and integral member of Washington, DC’s dance music community, DJ Drink Water seeks to become a master in sonic versatility. Starting his DJ career in 2019, he has shared bills with top local acts like Juana, Soso Tharpa, and Black Rave Culture, […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 328: Etari

For todays Truancy Volume, we’ve taken a visit to Los Angeles, with Etari stepping up to mix our 328th instalment in the series. Originally from Orange County California she’s made LA her home for the last four years, slowly becoming a key cog in the scene’s vibrant and eclectic electronic music scene. Her journey as […]

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Seven Plays

Seven Plays XIII: Nocturnal Wax

Our latest Seven Plays comes from the multifaceted artist known as Nocturnal Wax, a Washington, DC based DJ, radio presenter, and co-founder of the acclaimed party series tender. Fueled by a lifelong love of electronic music and raised on the sounds of Armand Van Helden, George Benson, and Chic, Nocturnal Wax began collecting records in […]

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Featured, Truancy Sessions

Truancy Sessions S01 E05: Babypufff

Babypufff | Soundcloud | Instagram | Resident Advisor Emerging from vibrant Baltimore, the DJ known as Babypufff captivates audiences with her signature blend of melodic prowess and playful energy. Since making her debut behind the decks in 2018, she has swiftly garnered acclaim for her ability to craft immersive electronic experiences that deeply resonate with listeners. […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 327: Command D

Australian electronic music has exploded into a different stratosphere the last decade, with a number of producers developing some of the most distinctive sonic signatures the scene currently has to offer. Among the exciting newcomers is Command D, a producer exploring all sorts of strands of deep techno minimalism and smoked out, dubby downtempo flavours. […]

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