SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Larry Levan, last night at the Paradise Garage [September 1987]

This past week has seen the 30th anniversary of the closing of one of the clubs that started it all, New York’s Paradise Garage. On September 26 1987, nine and

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Check out this video of The Prodigy horsing around during the making of ‘Out of Space’… [October 1992]

The Prodigy’s seminal Experience celebrates its 25th birthday today, having been released on 28 September 1992. The fact that the band are still going strong is testament not only to

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – Brainbug, Nightmare [November 1996]

I was disappointed to read recently about the death of Alberto Bertapelle, an Italian composer and producer who died on stage during a guitar performance in Udine last November –

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Laurent Garnier: “I’m not going to play on CDs… fuck that, no way.” [1994]

Laurent Garner has always been one of techno’s more imaginative producers, following up early rave stompers with The Man With The Red Face and more ambient work such as The

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The comments on this rave video keep getting better… [January 1994]

Earlier this year, Shortlist published one of the most life affirming posts on the rave scene, writing about a video that has been doing the rounds on YouTube for a

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Homelands Ireland, 18 years ago today… [September 1999]

Today, 25 September, marks 18 years to the day since the Homelands Ireland 1999, a landmark festival in Irish clubland… While the UK had played host to a myriad of

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Minsk’s answer to Beardyman is a joy to behold…

It’s not every day that 909originals finds itself in Minsk, the capital of Belarus – and not every day that we stumble across a beatboxer with serious skills like this

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Techno’s biggest names ‘rock the vote’ [2002]…

With Germany set to go to the polls today, it’s worth looking back to the country’s federal elections of 2002, when some of the country’s biggest names in techno joined

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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND – Derrick May – Chemistry on 3 Mix, Amsterdam [1996]

Detroit’s finest Derrick May has a history of combining a myriad of styles, from disco to house to mind-numbing techno, over the course of a two hour set, and this

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Der Dritte Raum – Hale Bopp [August 1998]

It’s rare enough that you can say that a particular track could have been released ‘at any time in the last 20 years’ and still sound relevant, but then Der

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