Interviews, Releases, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 287: Fraxinus

Named after the Latin word for the ash genus, Fraxinus is a vehicle for the weighty techno of Devon-born, Netherlands-based DJ, producer and composer Cameron Leaf. Originally making a name for himself as part of the Her Records crew, he debuted with the All Ends 12” in 2014. Compilation contributions for Her Records and Astral […]

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Interview: YULLOLA

It almost feels like an undersell to refer to NYC/Maine-based artist YULLOLA as a singer-songwriter and producer; she practises imagination more than anything else, using audio, visual, literary and performance arts as tools to realise and express an overarching vision. Previously, she had been releasing music under the name Jasper Lotti – her track “Bad […]

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Truancy Volume 286: Bakked

Joining us for this week’s Truancy Volume is a producer and DJ based in Turin going by the name of Bakked, who has caught our attention in recent times with a trio of groove-packed releases on his label Outban. Wonderfully and distinctively designed thanks to Simone Faye, the records have not only helped him solidify […]

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Truancy Volume 285: Kasper Marott

Of all the DJs working within the realms of trance and progressive house at the moment, Danish producer Kasper Marott comes across as one of the most genuine. A prominent name to emerge from Danish nightlife these last few years, largely due to producing one of the biggest tracks of 2018, he’s been involved in […]

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Truancy Volume 284: D. Strange

Over the past few years, D. Strange has created a series of succinctly singular electro releases. His sound is crisp machine music with soul, full of a relentless darkness but not without hope. Following a recent move from Indianapolis to Chicago, the DJ and producer spoke to us about the difference between the two cities, […]

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Truancy Volume 283: Hoshina Anniversary

Hoshina Anniversary is one of the most interesting and engaging electronic musicians releasing right now. With recent records out on YOUTH, ESP Institute and Alien Jams, the breadth of styles alongside the volume of releases is a reflection of Hoshina’s prolific and all-encompassing approach to making music. His record Jomon from earlier this year is […]

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Truancy Volume 282: Karima F

It’s been three years since Karima F set up Schloss Records alongside artist and long-time friend Ida Ekblad. Having cut her teeth DJing at a weekly residency at Oslo-based club Jaeger since 2013, it’s this chapter of her musical career where she’s developed those residency skills into something physical. The first Schloss release arrived in […]

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Truancy Volume 281: Central

Central, real name Natal Zaks, has pushed himself over the years. An incredibly talented individual with a meticulous discography that span many aliases, he’s had his hand in co-running multiple labels of over the years, with his distinct design style much sought out by record collectors and DJs. Popular outlets such as Help Recordings, No […]

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Interview: Moin

Returning eight years after their original debut on Blackest Ever Black, Raime’s cranky distant relative, Moin, returns with a new offering on Nic Tasker’s, AD93 imprint. On the surface it feels like a familiar format. Crunchy guitars layered over a powerful and propulsive rhythmic section. If I didn’t know better, I could have lost the […]

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Truancy Volume 280: Mor Elian

For the good part of seven years, Berlin-based producer Mor Elian has been dissolving house and techno’s core sounds into unpredictable, percussive patterns, often riding the fine line between subtle loopy drum work explorations and punching low-end floor movers. She seems more confident in her process than ever before, with the last three sets of […]

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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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Truancy Volume 278: No Moon

Originally from York, and now living in Berlin after a long stint in Manchester, the profile of Fred Shepherd, aka No Moon, has been rising steadily since 2016. His sounds have wormed their way into mixes across the board, with no less than the likes Fred P, Nazira and the late great Andrew Weatherall dropping […]

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