THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Homeboy, a Hippie and a Funki Dredd: Total Confusion [1990]

Of all the stars of the rave scene that were gone too soon, Caspar Pound arguably shone the brightest. As the founder of Rising High Records, Pound, who died in

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Techno legend Jeff Mills on why the future isn’t as far away as you might think…

Long considered one of electronic music’s pioneering forces, Detroit techno legend Jeff Mills believes that some day, we’re going to be able to experience live gigs first-hand, from anywhere in

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Love it or hate it, EDM is in serious need of a ‘punk’ moment…

The Ultra Music Festival, the 2018 edition of which closed in Miami last night, is one of the highlights of the electronic dance music, or EDM, calendar, welcoming more than

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I will never get tired of watching Shaun Ryder trying to describe ‘Voodoo Ray’…

Not content with featuring one Happy Mondays-related post today, here’s another, which also features another Manchester music icon. One of THE seminal acid house tracks of the late 80s, A

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Check out this video of the Happy Mondays rocking Manchester’s G-Mex… [March 1990]

Today, 25 March, marks the anniversary of one of the most ‘Madchester’ gigs of all time, the Happy Mondays at Manchester’s G-Mex Arena, supported by 808 State. Kicking off with

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Tank fly boss walk jam nitty gritty… Dub Be Good To Me tops the charts [March 1990]

Beats International‘s Dub Be Good To Me, which topped the charts 28 years ago this week, marked a turning point in the career of former Housemartin (and soon-to-be Fatboy Slim)

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – The Horrorist: One Night in New York City [1996]

Remember Jackanory? The programme where celebrities sat down with a children’s book, and proceeded to read aloud for a TV audience? We’re not sure whether Oliver Chesler, aka The Horrorist,

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What’s the best way to file your vinyl? This article from 1997 tries to find out… [June 1997]

I’ve often found it amusing to see DJs posting pictures of themselves on Instagram surrounded by piles of vinyl, ‘selecting’ their tunes for a forthcoming gig… only for the subsequent

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The International DeeJay Gigolos CD back catalogue is a masterclass in electro goodness…

It’s not everyday that you can say that a record label inspired a whole genre, but DJ Hell’s International DeeJay Gigolos imprint was arguably the driving force behind the electroclash

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That time Moby wanted to bring farm animals on stage for Top of the Pops… [October 1991]

Having hit the top 20 with his single, Go, in October 1991, Moby was invited to perform the song on Top of the Pops, with the young Richard Melville Hall

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