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Truancy Volume 317: Djoser

Stirred by the striking sounds of dubstep emerging out of the UK in the early 2000s, the Washington, DC artist Djoser first forayed into production around 2010 with a focus on harnessing the genre’s idiosyncratic style. Building on this bass-heavy foundation, Djoser’s productions have since incorporated elements of dub techno, electro, and drum and bass, […]

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Truancy Volume 315: Oliver Hafenbauer

When it comes to longevity and dedication to the craft of DJing, Oliver Hafenbauer is without a doubt an name that needs to be thrown into the mix. Versatile with a long-standing history in being involved in their local community in Frankfurt, he’s been a master curator in fostering talent via a number of different […]

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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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Truancy Volume 313: Ayesha

The last few years have been incredibly fruitful for Ayesha as a producer, with her ever-growing ability and desire in expanding her production techniques leading to some superb releases on Scuffed Recordings, Fever AM and Kindergarten Records. With the latter based in New York, where she currently resides, she’s been able to become a close-knit […]

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Truancy Volume 312: Sami

Dualities can lead to life’s more fascinating moments, and in music, generate some of its most spirited sounds. Seamlessly tapping into this quality, the DJ, producer, and award-winning journalist, Sami, consistently explores the contrasts that exist within this world, channeling joy, sadness, pain, and brightness through his work as he fills seemingly disparate roles as […]

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Truancy Volume 311: Kasra V

If you’ve spent enough time listening to London radio over the last decade, there’s a high chance you’ve heard one of Kasra V’s cutting-edge and eclectic NTS shows. His distinct musical taste was informed by his move to London from Tehran at age 17, and subsequent immersion into the scene via parties, radio, production, and […]

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Truancy Volume 310: Miles Mercer

Releasing your own music for the first time is no doubt a stressful but invigorating experience. Releasing your own music for the first time on a label you’ve set up with your fellow producer friend can only add an extra layer on top of that. It’s however a journey Miles Mercer and Simic have both […]

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Truancy Volume 309: Ron Like Hell

A stalwart fixture of Brooklyn’s nightlife community, Ron Like Hell’s electrifying sets have stunned dancers for decades, while the DJ’s celebrated Wrecked nights continue to inspire a new generation of artists, promoters, and party enthusiasts. With a taste for bold and beautiful house vocals, raw and visceral techno rhythms, plus experimental electronic obscurities, Ron Like […]

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Truancy Volume 308: Polygonia

Polygonia has without doubt a special grasp on techno and the streams of sound crossing over within the genre. Over the years she’s become a trusted voice for experimental soundscapes and boundary-pushing productions, with her love for ambient and subtle textures emblematic of a producer who ably embraces both deep darkness and emotional harmony when […]

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Truancy Volume 307: Oshana

A staple on the deep-digging DJ circuit for more than a decade and a prevalent figure in pushing heady versatile house and techno and minimalistic groovers across clubs around the globe, Berlin-based American Oshana has stacked up a number of accolades throughout her career. Releasing music under a multitude of labels such as Brouqade Records, […]

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Truancy Volume 306: Kiara Scuro

Kiara Scuro specialise in a sound that comprises of tunneling raw acid and driving trance and techno, a sound that’s become incredibly suited to long progressive DJ sets and euphoric afterhours partying. It’s with this mantle that the duo have been able to amass appearances all around Europe and beyond, with festivals such as Glastonbury, […]

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Truancy Volume 305: 2Lanes

Few artists celebrate Detroit’s musical legacy and ineffable influence on contemporary music like the producer and DJ known as 2lanes. A consistent presence in the city’s  electronic music community, 2Lanes has worked as much behind the scenes as  behind the decks, collaborating with a diverse set of local artists on everything from production to promoting […]

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