808 State’s ‘Pacific’ was released on this day in 1989, but which mix is THE quintessential version..?

There were few tracks that captured the ethereal bliss of the late 90s acid house scene than Pacific by 808 State, which was released on this day (6 November) in

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Shut Up And Dance – Raving I’m Raving [May 1992]

One of the stranger sagas of the early 90s rave scene was that of Shut Up And Dance’s Raving I’m Raving – by far the group’s biggest hit, yet also

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Everybody in the place! The Prodigy’s Experience came out on this day in 1992…

Every genre has its era-defining album, and in the case of rave, it’s arguably The Prodigy’s Experience, released on this day (28 September) in 1992. Of course, by the time

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We can’t get enough of these dayglo fake rave flyers…

909originals’ Instagram feed has got a whole lot brighter in recent weeks, since we connected with FauxFlyers, a graphic design outfit that specialises in emulating 90s rave flyers… right down

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Colin Faver, three years gone today…

Legendary DJ Colin Faver, one of the founding fathers of the acid house scene, died three years ago today, on 5 September 2015. Faver, whose career would bridge the gap

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Prodigy – Android (Pope v Paisley mix)

Given that Pope Francis hits Dublin this weekend, it gives 909originals the opportunity to resurrect a much-loved bootleg of The Prodigy’s Android, featuring guest vocals from Pope John Paul II and

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BBC 6 Music is holding an all-day rave this Thursday…

… Ok, not quite. But it’s still worth getting out of bed (early) for. 🙂 This Thursday, 23 August, BBC 6 Music is hosting a series of programmes to commemorate

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Remembering Cut 2 Kill… the group Liam Howlett was in BEFORE The Prodigy…

As The Prodigy’s resident genius Liam Howlett celebrates his 47th birthday, 909originals casts its mind back to a time BEFORE the formation of the seminal rave act (and indeed before

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – The Hypnotist: The House Is Mine (1991)

Quick pop quiz. What has The Hypnotist’s rave epic The House is Mine have in common with horror classic Silence of the Lambs? 

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If only I had a time machine! Fantazia’s ‘One Step Beyond’ party took place on this day in 1992…

Dubbed the ‘world’s largest outdoor all night party’ (and it probably wasn’t far off at the time), Fantazia’s ‘One Step Beyond’ party took place on this day in 1992. A

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