So why DID rocker Paul Weller decide to cover one of the all-time seminal house tracks..? [February 1989]

Given that Paul Weller commenced his career in ‘spit n sawdust’ outfit The Jam, before carving out an impressive four-decade indie career, his decision to cover Joe Smooth‘s Promised Land

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Dutch Gabber – often copied, never equalled… [January 1996]

Whatever your take on Gabber – the 160bpm-plus electronic music scene that emerged out of Rotterdam in the early 1990s, there’s no doubt that it played a huge part in

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What is Trance music? Understanding a new sound… [February 1996]

Spurred on by the success of DJ Misjah & Tim’s Access, one of the standout tracks of 1995, MUZIK magazine sought to explore the emerging ‘trance’ movement, as it began

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I used to think the year 2000 wasn’t that long ago… until I saw this ad for MP3 players… [April 2000]

We all love them. Looking through old magazines and coming across ads for Sony Walkmans, Nintendo Gameboys and the like – pure retro chic. But nostalgia has the history to

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