How a 1981 hit for Chaka Khan powered Stardust’s Music Sounds Better With You… [July 1998]

Stardust’s Music Sounds Better With You was released on this day (20 July) in 1998, and became one of the most infectious hits of that summer (and, let’s be honest,

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Looking for quality house music? Here’s the Long Live House Radio Show

The weekend is once again upon us, and Graeme Park’s Long Live House Radio Show is here to bring some sunshine (and quality beats) into your life. This week’s two

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“They’ll never kill the whole thing off completely” – The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett on the future of rave… [July 1994]

The Prodigy’s era-defining Music for the Jilted Generation topped the album charts 25 years ago next week, establishing the former Essex ravers as musical kingpins. To mark the occasion, Melody

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What links Utah Saints, Macho Man Randy Savage and an abandoned prison?

Readers of a certain age will have fond memories of GamesMaster, the first TV game show dedicated to computer and video games, which featured The Sky at Night’s Patrick Moore

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“This is a journey into sound…” The sample that made hip hop history

Released in October 1987, Eric B & Rakim’s Paid in Full was arguably the hip hop duo’s biggest single, thanks chiefly to a sample-heavy remix of the track by electronic

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Get some sunshine into your life with the Long Live House Radio Show..!

The weekend wouldn’t be the weekend without quality house music, courtesy of the Long Live House Radio Show with Graeme Park! This week’s two hour mix features The S-Men, GotSome

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909originals presents ORIGINS… Rob Birch, Stereo MCs, part two

Following on from part one of our exclusive interview with Stereo MCs frontman Rob Birch, here’s part two, in which he discusses the evolution of the group’s live performance, the

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909originals presents ORIGINS… Rob Birch, Stereo MCs, part one

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the debut album by Stereo MCs, 33 45 78, but to suggest that vocalist Rob Birch (aka Rob B) and producer Nick ‘The

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This London exhibition on the emergence of rave culture looks all kinds of awesome…

This Friday (12 July), London’s Saatchi Gallery will launch Sweet Harmony: Rave | Today, a retrospective exhibition on the emergence and ascendancy of acid house and rave culture, featuring photography

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909rewind Vol. 15… Shep Pettibone

Welcome to 909rewind, a series from 909originals that explores the early musical careers of some of clubland’s biggest names, uncovering hidden gems and familiar classics from the archives. We dive

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