“Too many DJs lack identity, they should follow their own instinct, not other people’s…” Frankie Knuckles speaks to Soul Underground [May 1989]

Today, 25 August, marks Frankie Knuckles Day, celebrating the life and work of arguably the most important figurehead in the development of house music. Indeed, if it weren’t for Frankie’s

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Seventh Sense – Get The Music [1992]

Groove Armada might be celebrating 21 years this year, but long before they were Superstylin their way into the charts, the group’s Andy Cato, aka Andrew Cocup, was an established

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Leftfield featuring Djum Djum – Afro Ride [July 1995]

On the back of the tearaway success of Leftfield’s Leftism, released in January 1995, the group’s seventh single, The Afro-Left EP, landed in July of that year (24 years ago

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How a 1981 hit for Chaka Khan powered Stardust’s Music Sounds Better With You… [July 1998]

Stardust’s Music Sounds Better With You was released on this day (20 July) in 1998, and became one of the most infectious hits of that summer (and, let’s be honest,

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: La Funk Mob – Motor Bass Get Phunked Up (Electrofunk Remix)

The world of electronic music is a sadder place today with the news that French house producer Philippe Cerboneschi, otherwise known as Philippe Zdar, has died in an accidental fall

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ron Hardy – Sensation [1985]

It’s been said that Chicago house music wouldn’t have been the same without the late Frankie Knuckles… well, you could say the same thing about Ron Hardy, whose residency at

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Lionrock – Are You Willing To Testify? [1993]

With tech house titan Justin Robertson heading to Dublin this weekend for the latest instalment of the Phever Legends Series (click here for more details), 909originals delves into the Surrey

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Black Riot – A Day In The Life [1988]

Today, April 18, is Todd Terry’s 52nd birthday, so for this week’s Throwback Thursday, we turn the clock back to the late 80s and a piece of acid house goodness.

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Kim English ‎– Nite Life (The Armand Van Helden Remix) [1994]

This week saw the untimely passing of vocalist Kim English, one of the most iconic voices in house music, who worked with some of the biggest names in dance over

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TRAX Records calls on the world to find some ‘Common Ground’ this Valentine’s Day

Forget Trump, Brexit and the ideologues that seek to divide us… legendary house label TRAX Records is kicking off 2019 with a call for the world to find more ‘Common

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