From Freakshow to Disco Invaders… Cocoon Ibiza was the White Isle’s best party during the 2000s

If this were any other year, a Monday night in Ibiza would have been synonymous with one thing (no, not Manumission!)… Sven Väth’s legendary Cocoon Ibiza parties. Backed by a

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“Nobody from the dance world has come up with an album to reflect these times…” The Chemical Brothers’ Exit Planet Dust was released on this day 25 years ago

Having worked the underground circuit as The 237 Turbo Nutters and latterly The Dust Brothers (a name that was ditched after the LA production duo of the same name threatened

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909rewind Vol. 25… Richie Hawtin

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. Earlier this

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This album reviewer REALLY didn’t like Snap!’s World Power when it was released in 1990…

Of all the Eurodance projects of the early 90s, Germany’s Snap! are one of the most fondly remembered, with tracks such as The Power and Rhythm Is A Dancer storming

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Win a copy of ‘Junior Tomlin: Flyer & Cover Art’ – celebrating one of rave’s most influential artists

Few artists are as closely associated with the rave scene as Junior Tomlin, whose work adorned labels such as Kickin’ Records, React, ZTT and Mute, as well as flyers for

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Get your funk on with the Long Live House Radio Show…!

Summer’s here, so it’s time to get down and get funky with the Long Live House Radio Show! This week’s two hour mix features Happy Mondays, Kraak & Smaak, Musique,

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Check out this epic six-hour playlist of tracks featured in the Street Sounds Electro compilations…

Looking for some sounds to ease your way into the weekend? First issued in 1983, few compilations encapsulated the emerging hip hop and electro scene like Street Sounds Electro, the

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Discover the futuristic vision of the ‘Salvador Dali of rave’ in a new book

Taking his influences from sci-fi, surrealism, fantasy, futurism and graphic novels, Junior Tomlin is one of the best known artists associated with the early rave scene, having worked with seminal

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Interview: “Urban living sometimes provokes distortions…” 909originals chats to Ellen Allien about her new album, AurAA

Few artists go as hand in hand with Berlin techno as Ellen Allien – having honed her craft at venues such as The Bunker, Tresor, and E-Werk in the early

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Trevor Jackson’s four-hour Arthur Baker retrospective is all you should be listening to this week…

Legendary producer and remixer Arthur Baker is rightly considered one of the most influential figures in the foundation of hip hop and electro, but the Boston native also helped artists

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