Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 243: Wata Igarashi

Wata Igarashi is a force of nature. His impeccably produced records and hypnotic DJ sets straddle a thoroughly menacing and tense atmosphere with that of deeper, more transcendent moments of utter beauty. He is now undoubtedly one of the most gifted and essential voices in modern techno. Evidenced by our most recent run of Truancy […]

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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 241: Clark Price

Clark Price is one third of the Honcho crew, along with Aaron Clark and d’Ahdemar, who operate parties from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Starting up in 2012 as a monthly night at Hot Mass, a club downstairs in a local gay bathhouse, the party has grown to become one of the most well-known and highly-regarded events within […]

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Interview: Helm

Last week London-based artist Helm released his latest record, Chemical Flowers. It’s his third album on PAN, and it’s a beautifully rendered and refined body of work. We caught up with him late last month to discuss the album’s genesis, the state of the world, his label Alter and how modern listening habits have changed […]

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Truancy Volume 240: Batu

For our 240th Truancy Volume, we have the great honour of hosting Bristol-based luminary Batu in the mix. Emerging as one of our favourite producers, DJs and curators in dance music over the last few years, Omar McCutcheon released the first compilation from his brilliant label Timedance in 2018: Patina Echoes highlighted some of the label’s […]

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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 236: Julianna

With a 2018 that saw her traversing a string of high-profile European clubs in Lyon, Madrid, Berlin, Paris and Barcelona, Julianna’s international bookings have been rising with each passing year. An active and ambitious member of the electronic music scene in Medellín, she’s worked tirelessly with friends in developing social and cultural key projects to the local […]

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Interview: Brainwaltzera

Brainwaltzera is a deliberately mysterious artist. This shtick is nothing new, but it seems to be working for him. Over the past few years he’s putout a steady stream of releases, largely on the equally mysterious FILM (Future is listening music). He’s also been part of compilations on the likes of Craigie Knowes and Monkeytown Records, […]

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Truancy Volume 235: Klaus

Photo credit: Junior Loves To some, London-based producer Klaus exists on the more enigmatic end of underground music, with his label Tanum putting out music without artwork, extensive press or visual imagery as we’re used to seeing these days. But the value system that propel his output and his traveling Tanum Soundsystem could not be […]

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Interview: FIT Siegel

It’s hard to know where to start when talking about FIT Siegel. Based in Detroit, he’s widely known for running a label, a distribution company, being a stellar DJ and producing richly defined house music. FIT Sound and its sub-label Est. 83′ Records have put out a wealth of music from names such as Marcellus Pittman, MGUN […]

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Truancy Volume 234: Bergsonist

 Moroccan producer Bergsonist, née Selwa Abd, keeps herself occupied – over the last few months, the New York based producer, DJ and curator has been working on preparing her tour (working with the likes of Room4Resistance and Omnidisc), and the release of the second Bizaarbazaar compilation which is available on Bandcamp here. The compilation features music […]

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