12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #10: Maurice – This Is Acid (K & T Mix) [1988]

For the third instalment of our festive countdown, we turn the clock back 30 years for a tune that helped define acid house – after all, it’s all in the

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Emmanuel Top – Acid Phase [November 1994]

Lille-born Emmanuel Top was one of the great techno producers of the 90s, and his most recent release, on the deliciously-titled Filth on Acid Records, This is Cocaine, is a

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NME heads to Manchester to sample the ‘real’ Acid House scene… [October 1988]

“In magazines I read of the ‘London House Explosion’ and how they thought it up… that’s ludicrous! It’s been played in Manchester for years…” This article from the NME, by

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Paul Oakenfold tells NME about the emerging acid house scene… [October 1988]

“The official line is this. Yes, there are some drugs involved, but not as much as you’d like to think. Instead, why don’t you concentrate on the good things. The

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What happens when a rave gets shut down… [1989]

While the late 80s and early 90s saw countless free parties held around the outskirts of London’s M25, some were sadly nipped in the bud early, as this interview clip

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Bam Bam – Where’s Your Child? [1988]

With Halloween fast approaching (and on the back our review of pizzicato house track Nightmare last week), this week we turn the clock back to an acid house track dipped

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – Lil’ Louis ‎– The Original Video Clash [1988]

Sometimes a track is so good, you start to hear it everywhere, although in the case of Lil’ Louis’ Video Clash, released in 1988, there’s no guarantee that the track

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What A Guy Called Gerald did after Voodoo Ray [April 1989]…

How do you follow up a track like Voodoo Ray? Back in 1989, around nine months on from its first appearance in the clubs (and to coincide with its entry

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: 3 Phase Featuring Dr. Motte ‎– Der Klang Der Familie [1992]

The sixth record to be published on the then-fledgling Tresor label, and then subsequently released on Space Teddy, Transmat, Novamute and countless other imprints, 3 Phase Featuring Dr. Motte’s Der

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Something For The Weekend: Josh Wink rocks Time Warp [November 1997]…

Josh Wink shot to prominence in the mid-90s with Don’t Laugh, I’m Ready (as Size 9) and, of course, Higher State of Consciousness, and as this set from German festival

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