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|Origin||Christchurch, New Zealand|
Truth, consisting of Tristan Roake and Andre Fernandez, is a dubstep production duo from Christchurch, New Zealand. They first rose in late 2007 when Mala of Digital Mystikz signed their debut single The Fatman / Stolen Children for his Deep Medi Musik label. The single was described by Boomkat as "dark and immaculately executed" and was released in early 2009 as Medi13x on 12" vinyl format.
This release has been followed by two more releases on Deep Medi Musik and a number of singles on labels such as Tempa, SMOG and Black Box. Collaborators have included Datsik and Alix Perez.
Originally from New Zealand, now based in San Francisco, California, Truth have toured extensively including numerous USA tours, four tours of the UK and Europe and a tour of Latin America. They can be found regularly playing in the United States, New Zealand, Australia and Europe.
In September 2010 Truth released their debut album, entitled Puppets on Sydney based Aquatic Lab Records. The album received critical approval, including a nomination for Best Dubstep Album in the 2011 DubstepForum Awards. Knowledge Magazine lauded the album for its representation of "dubstep in its purest form" characterising it as "spacious, sub-heavy and forward-thinking", while Music Week described it as "an expansive listen that works as well on headphones as in a club".The New Zealand Herald branded Puppets "sinister yet soulful" praising its "beautifully brutal bass-laden beats".
In April 2011, Truth released a New Zealand-only double-CD version of Puppets. It included a bonus disc of remixes, previously unreleased material and a 35-minute mix of music from the album. The group stated that all proceeds from sales would go directly to charities involved with rebuilding Christchurch following the earthquake of February 2011.
Truth released their second album "Love's Shadow" for free via their SoundCloud page over a number of months in 2012.
|Release date||Label||Cat#||Artist(s)||Release name||Format|
|2009||Deep Medi Musik||MEDI-013||TRUTH||The Fatman / Stolen Children||12" / WEB|
|2009||Optimus Gryme Recordings||OG12002||Optimus Gryme & Truth||The Immortal Truth||12" / WEB|
|2009||Aquatic Lab||LAB006||TRUTH||Terror Planet||12"|
|2010||Aquatic Lab||LABCD002||TRUTH||Puppets||CD / WEB|
|2010||Deep Medi Musik||MEDI-32||TRUTH||Amnesia / International||12" / WEB|
|2010||Disfigured Dubz||DISF010||TRUTH||Stranger Than Fiction||12" / WEB|
|2010||Argon||ARG031||TRUTH & Dutty Ranks||Bombay Sapphire / Worlds Apart||12" / WEB|
|2010||Boka Records||BOKA027||TRUTH||Timeshift / Hackerz||12"|
|2010||Aquatic Lab||LAB010||TRUTH||Burglar / Dead Silence||12"|
|2010||Aquatic Lab||LAB011||TRUTH||Juno / Under Current||12"|
|2011||Wheel & Deal||WHEELYDEALY022||TRUTH||The Emperor||12" / WEB|
|2011||Deep Medi Musik||MEDI-39||TRUTH||Fatman VIP||12"|
|2011||GetDarker||GDKR003||TRUTH||Direct Blow / Snake||12"|
|2011||Black Box||BLACKBOX019||TRUTH||Full Baked / Birds||12"|
|2012||Boka Records||BOKA039||TRUTH||Insanity / Skitzo||12"|
|2012||Tempa||TEMPA065||TRUTH||Dreams / Last Time||12" / WEB|
|2012||Artikal Music UK||ARTKL003||TRUTH||Babylon London||12" / WEB|
|2012||Love Sick Recordings||LUVSIC002||TRUTH / Riskotheque & Marchmellow||Don't Explain / 1-800-Love||12"|
|2012||Moonshine Recordings||MS009||Babylon System vs. TRUTH||Babylon War||12" / WEB|
|2012||Tuba Records||TUBA003||TRUTH||All Alone / Good & Evil||12"|
|2013||Tempa||TEMPA076||TRUTH||Devil's Hands||12" / WEB|
|2013||Tempa||TEMPA082||TRUTH||Chicks & Drugs / Empire||12" / WEB|
|2013||New Moon Recordings||NMN007||TRUTH||Iron Lung / Medusa||12"|
|2014||Tempa||TEMPA095||TRUTH||TRUTH / J:Kenzo||12" / WEB|
|2014||Deep Medi Musik||MEDI-81||TRUTH||30,000 ft||12" / WEB|
|2014||Tempa||TEMPA085||TRUTH||How Strange||12" / WEB|
|2014||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD01||TRUTH||Undeniable||12" / WEB|
|2015||Firepower Records||POW096||TRUTH||The Ark||12" / WEB|
|2016||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD003||TRUTH||Devils Game||12" / WEB|
|2016||Deep Medi Musik||MEDI-92||TRUTH||War of the Minds||12" / WEB|
|2017||Deep Medi Musik||MEDI-98||TRUTH||Lion||12" / WEB|
|2017||Uprise Audio||UALPS007||Seven / TRUTH / Juss B||Bangbadem / Sour Power||12"|
|2017||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD018||Sectra, TRUTH||Lucid Dreams||WEB|
|2017||Disciple||DISC071||TRUTH||Wilderness of Mirrors||WEB|
|2018||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD036||TRUTH||Mushrooms||12" / WEB|
|2018||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD044||TRUTH||Lurker||12" / WEB|
|2018||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD034||Truth, Stylust Beats, Youngsta||Freakshow||WEB|
|2018||Disciple||DISC095||The Upbeats, TRUTH||The Pack||WEB|
|2019||Wakaan||DDDWAKAAN||TRUTH||The Unexpected||12" / WEB|
|2019||UKF Music||UKFTEN008||TRUTH||Pixelated Pixie||WEB|
|2019||Deep, Dark and Dangerous||DDD046||TRUTH, Lelijveld||Tears||WEB|
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