“What I love about music is how you embark on a journey that you’re never going to finish, no matter how long you live…” A chat with Andrew Weatherall from 2009

The passing of Andrew Weatherall earlier this year left a vacuum in the musical firmament, with the legendary DJ and producer having inspired a generation of artists with his passion,

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Check out this video from Fun City, which took place on this day 30 years ago in Dublin…

Fun City, which took place at Dublin’s Point Theatre on 20 July 1990, was, for many, a pivotal moment in the development of the rave scene in the Irish capital.

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Here are the answers to 909originals’ Great Big Irish Old School Pub Quiz

Thanks to everyone that tuned in for the Great Big Irish Old School Pub Quiz last night, hopefully you had as much fun as we did… we never said it

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World Cup Italia 90 kicked off on this day 30 years ago. Here’s our winning XI of songs from that unforgettable summer…

The 1990 World Cup kicked off on this day 30 years ago (8 June) – with Cameroon kicking seven shades of sh*te out of a braggadocious Argentina – and while the

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Get set for 909originals’ Great Big Irish Old School Pub Quiz…

If you know your Sides DC from your Shaft, and your Sound Crowd from your Liquid Wheel… you won’t want to miss The Great Big Irish Old School Pub Quiz,

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Seeing as its a bank holiday, here’s a load of Warren K mixes from the early 90s…

We love stumbling upon treasure troves from back in the day here at 909originals, and when we do we’re more than willing to share. With that in mind, and in

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Make Aoife NicCanna’s ‘Folklore From The Dancefloor’ your essential bank holiday listening

We might be nearing the end of the Phase 1 lockdown process, but it will likely be a while before we all get to meet up on the dancefloor. Thankfully,

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This the lineup for tonight’s 2FM Late Night Sessions 20th anniversary, and we can’t wait…

There are Saturday nights in, and then there’s this. RTE 2FM is pulling out all the stops to mark the 20th anniversary of the Late Night Sessions, with some of

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“A whiff of ersatz danger is an added bonus…” A snapshot of Dublin clubbing in 1993

Back in February 1993, it’s fair to say that Dublin clubbing was very much finding its feet, as this article from the Sunday Tribune demonstrates. According to author Conn Ó

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Because it’s a bank holiday weekend, here are a few old pirate radio recordings from DLR 106 and Sunset FM

The sun is out, the beers are in the cooler… yes, we’re in lockdown, but bank holiday weekends still have that sparkle. But what to put on the stereo? As

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