That time Carl Cox teamed up with James Brown… [November 1998]

Carl Cox has worked with many great artists over the years, however in late 1998, he teamed up with arguably the greatest showman of all. As this article from MUZIK

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Give Us The Night – Isn’t it time we got some clarity on the future of Irish clubland..?

With Dublin venues District 8 and Hangar now earmarked for closure in the coming months, and smaller venues struggling to make ends meet, clubbing in the Irish capital is at

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Pot, Kettle, Black…! Only joking, I think Judge Jules is making a good point here… [July 1997]

There are few things worse than a marauding gang of pissed-up idiots taking over the dancefloor, and back in the summer of 1997, Judge Jules took matters into his own

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Annie Mac has a point about mobile phones, but cigarettes on the dancefloor were much worse…

Annie Mac got a lot of coverage last week for her comments on the use of mobile phones in clubs, in an interview with Music Week. “I noticed a distinct

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Daft Punk – ‘Drive’ [1994]

This week marks 21 years since the launch of Homework, the album that catapulted two young Parisians, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, to superstardom as Daft Punk. Two years

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Everybody Dance Now! The story behind C+C Music Factory’s biggest hit…

There was a period, sometime around late 1990/early 1991, when you couldn’t turn on the radio without an enthusiastic voice declaring, “EVERYBODY DANCE NOW..!” Today, 24 January, marks the anniversary

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Pete Tong: “I know I’m an old git, but I still enjoy the scene…” [December 1998]

Amazingly, BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, marking yet another landmark in host Pete Tong‘s long career. Tong, who has been at the BBC since

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Check out this video of the acid house scene in Hamburg in 1988… [December 1988]

Think ‘acid house in the late 80s’ and you inevitably think of clubs like The Hacienda or Shoom. But Hamburg, Germany, also played host to a blossoming acid house scene,

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Why one- or two-hour DJ sets just don’t cut it… [October 1993]

There are few things more frustrating than having to persevere with a seemingly-endless procession of support DJs while waiting for a headline act to take to the decks. Worth the

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Artemnesia – Bits and Pieces [January 1995]

Released on Hooj Choons (one of the all time great labels) in early 1995, Artemnesia’s Bits and Pieces is arguably the best known track from the short-lived, delightfully-titled ‘hardbag house’

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