Interview: Still twisting his melon… 909originals chats to Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder

If the ‘Madchester’ era could be summed up in one frontman, it would undoubtedly be Shaun Ryder, the Happy Mondays’ lead singer, whose stage presence was only matched (or in

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Interview: ORIGINALS… Lee Burridge

For someone that first plied his trade as a mobile DJ back in the mid-80s, Lee Burridge is showing no signs of running out of steam. Over the past three

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Interview: “It was a sound and style that had never been heard before…” 909originals catches up with Paul Oakenfold on the 25th anniversary of the Goa Mix

In the early hours of 18 December 1994, 25 years ago today, BBC Radio 1 broadcast what has come to be regarded as arguably the most influential Essential Mix of

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Interview: “It all happened so quickly…” Author Alon Shulman discusses the birth of acid house, and what happened next

As has now been enshrined in dance music history, in the summer of 1987, four friends – Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Nicky Holloway and Johnny Walker – travelled to Ibiza and had

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Interview: ORIGINALS…. Seb Fontaine, part two

Picking up where we left off yesterday with part one, we continue our interview with Seb Fontaine, discussing his time as resident of Cream, how he got involved with Global

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Interview: ORIGINALS…. Seb Fontaine, part one

There was a time, around the mid 90s to early 2000s, when it seemed Seb Fontaine was everywhere. And with good reason. Having kicked off his career in the haze

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Interview: ORIGINALS… Greg Wilson, part two

Following on from part one of our interview with legendary selector Greg Wilson, in part two we chat to the New Brighton native about the emergence of the electro sound

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Interview: ORIGINALS… Greg Wilson, part one

There’s very little that can be written about Greg Wilson that hasn’t already been said, such is the Merseyside native’s influence on dance culture over a more than four-decade period.

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Interview: 808 State’s Andy Barker chats to 909originals about the group’s new album, Transmission Suite

In the words of the old folk hit, who knows where the time goes? It’s been 17 years since 808 State last hit the studio, for 2002’s Outpost Transmission, and

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Interview: ORIGINALS… Paulette Constable, part two

In the second part of our ORIGINALS interview with Paulette Constable (click here for part one), we chat to the Manchester legend about her move to Europe in the mid-90s,

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