This Creation rave took place 15 years ago today… what I wouldn’t give to be back there again… [May 2003]

One of Ireland’s best rave crews, Creation, held what was to be one of their last parties on this day (31 May) in 2003, at Devil’s Glen in County Wicklow.

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Check out this video of Dublin’s ‘hottest dance club’, Sides DC, back in 1987…

Sides nightclub, or Sides DC to give it its official title (the DC standing for ‘Dance Club’), was a historic venue in the history of Dublin clubbing, from its early

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How Jeff Mills influenced Daft Punk’s ‘Rollin and Scratchin’

Forget Get Lucky, One More Time, or even Da Funk. For me, the quintessential Daft Punk track is Rollin and Scratchin. I remember a big name DJ telling me about

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It’s Friday… which means it’s time for the Graeme Park Radio Show!

Heading out this Friday? The latest instalment of the Graeme Park Radio Show is here to get you ready for the weekend! This week’s two hour mix features Mark Funk,

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Carl Craig – At Les [1997]

Given that this week marked techno legend Carl Craig’s 49th birthday – happy belated tidings Carl! – this week’s Throwback Thursday highlights one of the jewels in the maestro’s back

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Reporting on the early 90s US rave scene… [November 1992]

While the European dance scene of the early 90s can be said to have influenced popular culture as we know it today, the same cannot be said in the US,

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Castlemorton: How a field in rural Worcestershire changed the free party scene forever… [May 1992]

On Friday 22 May 1992, 26 years ago today, the Castlemorton Common Festival kicked off, running pretty much non-stop for six days before eventually being shut down. It also gave

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Olivier Abbeloos’ ‘New Beat’ series of mixes are essential listening for anyone into early house and techno…

The ‘New Beat’ genre, which emerged out of the EBM and New Wave scene in the mid- to late-80s is arguably one of the most important, yet under-appreciated, in the

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Artificial Life Begins At 40: Why Kraftwerk’s The Man-Machine is more relevant now than ever… [May 1978]

“We’re charging our battery, and now we’re full of energy. We are the robots.” Kraftwerk’s The Man-Machine was released 40 years ago this week (May 19, 1978), and while the

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The latest edition of the Graeme Park Radio Show is here… turn it up loud!

Something for the weekend? The latest instalment of the weekly Graeme Park Radio Show  has just landed and it’s a good un… This week’s two hour mix features Klein &

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