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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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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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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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Truancy Volume 276: Club Fitness

For our 276th Truancy Volume, it’s with real joy that we are able to press play on another standout mix we’ve been given for 2021. Never afraid of turning things up a notch and jumping into hi-nrg rhythms, it’s Club Fitness that rolls out the vibes this week. Originally from Canada but now residing in […]

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Truancy Volume 275: Aaron J

Currently located in Boston, Aaron J is the founder of Sure Thing which is an event series, podcast, and record label firmly rooted in techno, yet driven by a mystic, deep and organic palette of downtempo and ambient music. Despite being responsible for an incredible amount of US and San Francisco debuts, over the years bringing in […]

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Truancy Volume 274: Bill Spencer & Izaak

Sliding into the spotlight for Truancy Volume 274 are Bill Spencer and Izaak. With over a decade of experience of buying, grading and shipping records between them they’ve forged a long-lasting friendship, nurtured by their love of old 80s and 90s funk, soul and rnb cuts. With their musical values crossing over to such an […]

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Truancy Volume 273: Joe Delon

For our first Truancy Volume of 2021, we welcome Joe Delon, a DJ and label owner whose mixes have opened us up to new wealth of record-shaped gems and Discog wormholes. Originally from Birmingham with stints in London, he’s been residing in sunny Lisbon, Portugal for the last six years, a move he’s since described […]

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Truancy Volume 272: Aguila

Originally from New York but now based Chicago, Aguila has a sonic richness that combines progressive melodies, rave-era breakbeats and driving 4×4 riffs, all wrapped up in a revelatory love letter to trance. There’s nothing quite like being locked into the Essential and Global Communication mixes of old, and the influence clearly shines through here with […]

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Truancy Volume 271: livwutang

livwutang is the alias of rising Seattle-based DJ and artist Olivia Klutse. Moving to the city from Denver in 2014, she has quickly become an integral and vital member of Seattle’s underground music community, forming numerous friendships and helping organize events for a number of the city’s budding parties. Truancy Volume 271 sees livwutang put together […]

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