Set these dancing pixels to your favourite tune, sit back and enjoy…

Sometimes you come across a website that just makes listening to music a whole lot more fun… Ivan Dixon‘s Pug of War Tumblr blog is well known in the ‘pixel

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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Sasha & Digweed, Ministry of Sound’s Sixth Birthday [September 1997]

It’s hard to believe that the Northern Exposure mix series – arguably the mixes that established Sasha & John Digweed as dance music’s partnership du jour (following the duo’s earlier

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: OFF – Electrica Salsa [1986]

As Sven Väth celebrates his 53rd birthday, 909originals celebrates one of the diamonds in the Cocoon maestro’s bejewelled crown. Under the pseudonym OFF, Sven released Electrica Salsa in 1986, the

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He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy… [1989]

Heaven has been a part of London clubland for more than a generation – first opening as a roller disco in 1979 before evolving into arguably the most famous gay

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Why Fischerspooner decided to re-‘Emerge’…with a little help from Michael Stipe

When the annals of electro-pop are written, Emerge by Fischerspooner deserves to be considered as the Gimme Shelter or Hey Jude of the genre – from the bubbling synth intro

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Full on cartoon rave hysteria…

A few weeks back, The Guardian ran an enjoyable piece on how ‘cartoon rave’ changed pop – with the likes of Sesame’s Treet by Smart E’s and Urban Hype’s Trip

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Amnesia Ibiza: Opening Party, 25 years ago… [1992]

Ibiza was a well-known stop off point on the global hippy trail in the 1970s, and it was this promise of a new beginning that led a young businessman from

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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND – This 1994 mix by Colin Dale is a bit special…

Colin Dale has been one of the hardest working men in dance music since he joined the then-pirate Kiss FM in the mid-80s. His Abstrakt Dance radio show, alongside the

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That time Carl Cox mixed it up with Zig & Zag… [February 1996]

The legend that is Carl Cox has been a mainstay of the dance scene since before most of us were in nappies, and has shared the stage with any number

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Friday 13th? More like history repeating… [October 2000]

It’s Friday 13th, and that can mean only one thing… techno! And what better man than Dave Clarke, the baron himself, to deliver it (as this flyer pinned to my

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