Interview: Here come the drumz… 909originals chats to State Of Bass author Martin James about the origins of jungle and drum ‘n’ bass

Emerging out of the melting pot of broken Britain in the early 90s, jungle (and drum ‘n’ bass, which followed later) was like no musical movement heretofore experienced, as a new

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Sampling the robots… A playlist of 25 tracks that ‘borrow’ from Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express

Released in 1977, Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express saw the self-styled robots come of age – moving away from the Krautrock sensibilities of Autobahn and Radio-Activity towards a more minimalist electronic sound. No

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“Why limit your expression to certain sounds? If the world was full of purists, music would go nowhere…” Andrew Weatherall in 1994

It’s a little under three months since we said goodbye to musical alchemist Andrew Weatherall (sadly, not the only legendary figure to depart this mortal coil recently), and in the

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This downtempo mix from Altern 8’s Mark Archer is perfect Sunday listening…

Better known for donning a hazmat suit and monogrammed face mask – long before the coronavirus made it fashionable – Altern 8’s Mark Archer is also an accomplished selector, as this

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Remembering Florian Schneider… pioneer, visionary, genius

Following the passing of Florian Schneider, music has lost one of its great visionaries. Author Johnny Proctor looks back at the Kraftwerk co-founder’s influence. Yesterday, we learned of the loss

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Before they were robots – How Organisation evolved into Kraftwerk

The city of Düsseldorf has spawned some of the most iconic German acts of the 20th century – Neu!, D.A.F., Die Krupps and, arguably to a lesser extent, Die Toten Hosen.

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Interview: ADMN’s new label Infolines aims to capture the electronic pulse of the Motor City…

‘As techno and house have become less underground and moved to the main stages of major festivals they have become soft. Infolines aims a different course. These tracks are aimed

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This the lineup for tonight’s 2FM Late Night Sessions 20th anniversary, and we can’t wait…

There are Saturday nights in, and then there’s this. RTE 2FM is pulling out all the stops to mark the 20th anniversary of the Late Night Sessions, with some of

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Let the Long Live House Radio Show funk up your weekend..!

Looking for quality house music? Look no further than the latest instalment of the Long Live House Radio Show, brought to you by the legendary Graeme Park. This week’s two

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Keeping the Homelands Ireland 2000 buzz going…. here’s a playlist of tracks we remember from the day

As discussed earlier in the week in the pages of 909originals, this past Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of the second Homelands Ireland, which took place on 29 April 2000.

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