Homelands Ireland 2000 was 18 years ago today. Check out this amazing video of Mr Spring’s set… [April 2000]

While the first Homelands Ireland (click here for more) was a landmark moment for the Irish dance movement, Homelands Ireland 2000, which took place on this day 18 years ago

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Ruff in the jungle… did drum and bass kill acid house’s high? [April 1994]

Back in April 1994, as the nascent drum and bass scene was growing around the UK, Mixmag ran an interesting analysis of the impact jungle had on dance music –

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Liquid – Sweet Harmony [1991]

Featuring arguably the all time greatest piano loop in acid house history (borrowed from CeCe Rogers’ Someday), Liquid’s Sweet Harmony is just as devastating now as it was when it

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Hallelujah! 808 State are coming to save Christmas..!

Some three decades on from their stonking debut, Newbuild, 808 State have just announced a 30th anniversary tour that will track the evolution of the original, and arguably most important,

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The man behind arguably the most important magazine in Germany’s techno history… [March 1996]

Jürgen Laarmann may not be a household name outside of Germany, but for a generation of clubbers east of the Ruhr, he is synonymous with one of the most important

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Check out these party goers raving the night away at Paris’ Castel Club in the 1990s…

Legendary Paris nightspot Chez Castel has been the centre of sophistication in the French capital for close to six decades. Since 1962, when it opened, the club has welcomed celebrities

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Yes, Record Store Day is important, but let’s not kill the golden goose…

Founded in 2007 in the US, Record Store Day has undeniably played a part in the revival of vinyl as a format. As evidenced by queues outside record shops around

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Massive Attack’s Mezzanine is 20 years old this week, and the band are commemorating it in the best way possible… [April 1998]

In the annals of electronic music history, there are few better opening 15 minutes than at the start of Massive Attack’s Mezzanine, released 20 years ago this week. In starting

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Man Called Adam – Easter Song [1995]

With the mercury reaching 25-degrees plus in most of Europe today, for this week’s Throwback Thursday, I’ve picked a track synonymous with so many Ibiza sunsets, Easter Song by jazz/house

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You’re twisting my melon, man – Bez from the Happy Mondays turns 54 today…

Legendary dancer, vibesman, part-time politician, maracas enthusiast, reality TV star and professional caner Bez, from the Happy Mondays, turns 54 years old today, 18 April. And like many longtime ravers,

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