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Truants stands with Palestine

From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free October 2023 We stand in unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people and their enduring struggle against settler-colonialism, apartheid, and genocide. Palestinians have the right to shape their political, economic, social, and cultural futures in Palestine free from occupation, and we denounce the colonial violence they […]

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Truancy Volume 314: Moopie

There are few greater feelings in the life of a DJ and label owner than uncovering truly hidden gems and releasing them to the world, curating a roster of artists, albums and EPs that are in-self just a reflection of your musical upbringing, personality and outlook on life. This has come all too naturally for […]

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Interview: Gacha Bakradze

Over the past decade, Georgian producer and DJ Gacha Bakradze has developed a distinctive sonic language that’s seen him become a leading visionary in experimental electronic music. His immersive sonic landscapes have spread far beyond the boundaries of his native Tbilisi, first enthralling listeners worldwide with the post-dubstep and dub-techno-inspired sounds of his 2012 debut, […]

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Truancy Volume 300: Verraco

For many Latin American artists, the allure of moving to Europe for regular gigs has often been seen as a tempting aim, but with the work and cultural changes Verraco and a host of other talented producers and DJs are making in Colombia, that temptation continues to shrink – especially so for the Medellín-based producer. […]

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Truancy Volume 296: Jennifer Loveless

Jennifer Loveless’ diverse cultural background has brought her to a few places across the globe. Raised in Toronto to a family of music lovers, she had a small stint in Guangzhou, China where she discovered Ableton Live and started to channel her early foundations into learning music production. A move to Australia in 2012, where […]

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Truancy Volume 291: Danielle

Danielle has been a key figure in the Bristol coterie for a while now, regularly lending her talents to the city’s ongoing musical developments. Yet her trajectory as a DJ has led her far further than the confines of Bristol over the last five years. Her versatility and multi-faceted skills have led her to take […]

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Truancy Volume 290: CCL

When we look back at the era from 2015 to now, we doubt there are DJs whose mixes dominated the zeitgeist as much as CCL’s. Through recordings for Unsound, Honey Soundsystem, C-, Discwoman and Blowing up the Workshop, their distinct vision and ability in creating masterful, story-like mixes has resonated far and wide. That’s not […]

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Truancy Volume 289: Bruce

For Bruce, breakthrough releases on Hessle Audio, Idle Hands and Livity Sound were always bound to turn heads, but he’s kept the momentum going in spectacular fashion the last eight years. A large part to this is his distinct ability in manipulating tension and release for either densely textured rhythms to stripped-back, ambient abstractions, but […]

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Truancy Volume 279: Stefan Ringer

Stefan Ringer’s music is made for movement. Emotionally charged and physically stimulating, his personal productions and scintillating mix selections intimately invite listeners to embrace the freeing energy of the dance floor. Rooted in the essence of classic house, the vivid expanse of Stefan Ringer’s sound has flourished over the past decade into a distinctive landmark […]

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Interview: Superabundance

Speed is the name of the game for Superabundance, the collaborative project of Washington’s Jackson Ryland [Rush Plus] and Andrew Field-Pickering, more widely known as Max D of Future Times. Driven by the simple notion of producing faster tracks that fall outside the pair’s typical BPM range, Superabundance finds the DC duo creatively toying with […]

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Truancy Volume 277: Mez

Living in LA, self-described ‘part-time raver, full-time DJ’ Mez found his true calling playing house music after a revelation on the dancefloor itself. Having quickly developed his own formidable prowess behind the decks, he now looks to strengthen and promote Black and queer culture in a wider context. His recently launched No Signal platform aims […]

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Interview: Bad Boy Chiller Crew

The swift rise of notorious Yorkshire entertainers Bad Boy Chiller Crew is a fascinating feat seldom seen in today’s landscape. As a trio, members Clive, Gareth Kelly and Kane started out making comedy skits, prank videos and lad banter viral clips much in the vein of Dirty Sanchez or Jackass – complete with a recurring […]

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