THROWBACK THURSDAY: New Order – Doubts Even Here [November 1981]

“Those steps which seem to take a lifetime When eyes just turn and stare Day begins, collapsing without warning You fade from sight, there’s nothing there” This week (13 October

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INTERVIEW: 909originals chats to ‘Mars By 1980’ author David Stubbs…

Do you know your Schaeffer from your Stockhausen? Understand the nuances of Russolo’s Art Of Noise manifesto? Or consider the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s Delia Derbyshire to be up there with

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“Dance music as a whole is definitely going back underground…” James Holden [September 2002]

We here at 909originals are particularly looking forward to seeing James Holden & The Animal Spirits in Dublin’s The Sugar Club this evening (11 October)… from his early work on

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Paul Hartnoll discusses the cover of Orbital’s new album, ‘Monsters Exist’…

After a summer-long build-up that has taken in a barrage of gigs, and an amusing social media campaign (the planet, in case you haven’t heard, is P.H.U.K.ed), the day has

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Orbital – Kein Trink Wasser [1994]

With Orbital set to release their first new album in six years, Monsters Exist, on 14 September, 909originals has rewound the clock to one of the most under-appreciated gems in

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The origins of Aphex Twin’s Didgeridoo (and its curious link to Leeds United)…

The enthusiastic response to Aphex Twin’s newest track, T69 Collapse, indicates just how much the electronic music industry has missed Richard D James, who, while aged just 46, has been

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Aphex Twin – Polynomial-C [June 1992]

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you will know that IDM maverick Aphex Twin, aka Richard D James, is releasing a new

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Happy 808 Day! Check out this documentary about the classic Roland drum machine

It being August 8th (8/08), it is customary to a groundbreaking piece of kit that still forms the backbone of much electronic (and indeed popular) music, close to four decades

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Artificial Life Begins At 40: Why Kraftwerk’s The Man-Machine is more relevant now than ever… [May 1978]

“We’re charging our battery, and now we’re full of energy. We are the robots.” Kraftwerk’s The Man-Machine was released 40 years ago this week (May 19, 1978), and while the

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Think you know David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’? You’ve never heard it like this before…

As today is ‘Aphex Twin Day’ (Avril 14th), I’ve dug up one from the archives that is perhaps more suited to Halloween than a Saturday afternoon in April. After all

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