The Northern Soul classic that gave Fatboy Slim his first single…

Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, celebrates his 55th birthday today, having just made musical history as the first artist to headline the British Airways i360 pod, located 450 feet above

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It may be five months till Christmas, but this meticulously-detailed acid house blueprint is top of the wish list…

Could there be anything more beautiful than a chartered history of dance music mapped out on the circuit diagram of a Roland TB-303? The answer is almost certainly ‘no’, which

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Oh yes, oh yes! Check out this interview with Carl Cox from 1992… [June 1992]

If dance music has a ‘national treasure’, it would probably be Carl Cox, who celebrates his 56th birthday today (29 July) – hopefully taking some time off ahead of a

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Everybody loves the sunshine.. especially while listening to the Graeme Park Radio Show!

With the heatwave showing no sign of abating, the latest edition of the Graeme Park Radio Show provides the summer soundtrack to keep you dancing all weekend! This week’s two

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Marcus Mixx – The Spell (Ron Hardy mix) [1988]

Every now and again, an unreleased track from the dawn of house music is unearthed, but few are as captivating as Marcus Mixx’s The Spell (Ron Hardy mix), a track

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Today is World Emoji Day. But why is the Smiley associated with acid house?

Today, 17 July, marks World Emoji Day, and with that in mind, 909originals examines the origins of arguably the most iconic emblem of the acid house scene, the Smiley. 🙂

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Happy birthday Danny Rampling! Here’s an interview with the Shoom founder from November 1990…

DJ legend Danny Rampling turns 57 today (15 July), and with his fabled Shoom clubnight making a return in August, this time to Amsterdam’s Paradiso club, it seems the great

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Friday the 13th getting you down? Let the Graeme Park Radio Show lighten the mood…

The latest edition of the Graeme Park Radio Show  is here, so get your groove on for two hours of the tastiest house music… This week’s show features Chris Isaak,

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A fresh-faced Fatboy Slim discuses the ‘politics of sampling’… [1989]

One year on from quitting The Housemartins and before he formed Beats International, Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, found moderate chart success with Blame It On The Bassline, a 1989

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Mutts, maracas and mullets… Why the video for Electra’s ‘Jibaro’ is a kitsch classic [August 1988]

Arguably THE quintessential Balearic Beat track of all time, Jibaro, by the Paul Oakenfold-led Electra, was released in August 1988, hitting a high of 54 on the UK Singles chart.

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