THROWBACK THURSDAY: Cygnus X – The Orange Theme [November 1994]

There are classics, and then there are absolute belters… and Cygnus X’s The Orange Theme, which was released on this day 25 years ago (7 November 1994), very much falls

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: D-Tek – Drop The Rock [1993]

This week marks the 26th anniversary of the very first Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1, which aired on 30 October 1993, thus setting the template for mix shows to

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Hardcore – Hey R U Ready [1991]

With today marking techno legend Dave Clarke’s birthday, for this week’s Throwback Thursday we turn the clock back to 1991, and one of the Baron’s earliest releases, under the pseudonym

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Dr. Timothy Leary Meets The Grid ‎– Origins Of Dance [1990]

The late Dr Timothy Leary – arguably the most famous advocate for hallucinogens in popular culture – was quite prolific in terms of musical (and spiritual) output in the late 60s and

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Portishead – Glory Box [1994]

Question: what links anarchic cartoon show South Park and arguably the stand-out track on Portishead’s debut album, Dummy, which celebrates its 25th anniversary today (it was released on 22 August

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Loco Mía – Loco Mía [1989]

The summer may be taking a turn for the damp, so why not warm up your spirits with a solid gold Balearic classic? Spanish new wave pop act Loco Mía

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Seventh Sense – Get The Music [1992]

Groove Armada might be celebrating 21 years this year, but long before they were Superstylin their way into the charts, the group’s Andy Cato, aka Andrew Cocup, was an established

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Leftfield featuring Djum Djum – Afro Ride [July 1995]

On the back of the tearaway success of Leftfield’s Leftism, released in January 1995, the group’s seventh single, The Afro-Left EP, landed in July of that year (24 years ago

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Subliminal Cuts – Le Voie Le Soleil [1994]

Dutch producer Patrick Prins is known for his many pseudonyms, covering everything from ‘hardbag’ anthems to uplifting trance – Movin’ Melodies, Artemnesia, Indica etc. But it’s arguably his 1994 release, Le

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Patrick Cowley – Menergy [October 1981]

With LGBT Pride Month in full swing, this week’s Throwback Thursday goes back to 1981, and one of the tracks that symbolised the morphing of disco into Hi-NRG. In the

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