Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 248: 박혜진 Park Hye Jin

Located in a basement a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of Itaewon station in Seoul, lies a small intimate space called Pistil – a chill dance club/lounge and bar catering primarily to tastes rooted in deep house, disco and dark-wave grooves. Past guests have all lined up in this kind of style, […]

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Truancy Volume 247: Clark

Following an expansive discography of LPs on Warp from 2001 to 2017, the latest release from acclaimed British producer Clark sees him self-releasing an album for the first time on his own label Throttle Records. Titled Kiri Variations the fourteen-track album is an extension on his score work he produced for BAFTA-nominated TV drama Kiri […]

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Truancy Volume 246: Nite Fleit

Australian-born, London-based Nite Fleit has found herself playing increasingly further afield with each passing each year. Real name Alysha Fleiter, she unleashed her first, complete solo effort, Steel City Dance Disks Volume 7, in late 2018, following that record up with Overcast on Tiffany D’s label – a four tracker comprising of masterful acidic slaps and punishing bass lines. […]

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Truancy Volume 242: Phase Fatale

As a DJ and artist, Berlin-based Hayden Payne, known predominantly by his Phase Fatale alias, has developed into one of the leading names taking EBM and post punk-informed industrial techno into raw and exciting territory the last five years. With his father involved in the music scene in the ’80s, his fascination with new wave and industrial […]

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Truancy Volume 239: softcoresoft

With a DIY network of producers, DJs, collectives and parties making Montréal a hotbed for activity, softcoresoft found her footing championing for gender representation in the city since being absorbed musically by the scene growing around her. We caught up with Leticia for a lengthy in-depth chat, discussing her trajectory through Montréal’s underground, her community-building role […]

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Truancy Volume 238: Peter Van Hoesen

For our 238th Truancy Volume, we welcome one of techno’s elite, Peter van Hoesen. As a producer and DJ, his evolution through the genre has been well documented via releases on Tresor, Curle and his own label Time To Express. Masterfully executed and prolific in output, Peter has always been just deeply concerned with the exploration […]

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Truancy Volume 233: Peverelist

For our first Truancy Volume of the year we welcome Peverelist, a producer and DJ whose long ties with Bristol have given him the means to document a thriving and visionary community over the last thirteen years. Genres have held almost no relevancy to him throughout his career, and he’s described his vision and role […]

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Truancy Volume 230: Mix Mup

Lorenz Lindner, the Leipzig based DJ and producer better known as Mix Mup has consolidated a strong identity of records over his 20 years of releasing music, building a stellar reputation of crafting creative abstracted groovers and house music with minimal embellishments. We caught up Lindner to discuss taking his Molto alias on the road, his […]

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Truancy Volume 228: Or:la

By any measure, Or:la has had a busy and impressive rise when it comes to bookings and growing as DJ over the last few years. Born in Derry, Northern Ireland’s second-largest city, she left for Liverpool back in 2012, attracted by its vibrant music scene and the buzz of living in a new city. Here […]

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Truancy Volume 227: B.Traits

One of the stalwart faces of Radio 1 when it comes to electronic dance music, B.Traits time as a presenter at the station comes to a close. Announcing her departure from Radio 1 via a video through her social channels over the weekend, the heartfelt goodbye comes after being at the station for six years […]

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Truancy Volume 225: Patrice Scott

Patrice Scott’s deep, soulful, techno-tinged brand of house music has seen admirers gradually flock to his music and sets over the years. Although a late bloomer in getting his own music out, Scott has a long history within Detroit’s clubbing world – his first paid gig was warming up for Jeff Mills back when he used […]

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Interview: Mafalda

Since moving to London from Porto, Mafalda has quickly established herself as one of best selectors when it comes to digging for rare jazz, soul and disco oddities. She’s described her way of playing as a way of celebrating her values and her role as as one of the people behind Melodies International has proved […]

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