THROWBACK THURSDAY: Cubic 22 – Night In Motion (1991)

Ok, admit it. How many punters shelled out on this 12″ thinking it was 808 State – Cubik? Night in Motion, the second single from double act Cubic 22 (Danny

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INTERVIEW: Altern-8’s Mark Archer: “I pretty much loved everything from 1986 to 1992…”

***Exclusively published by Future Past Clothing. The full interview can be found here. *** The word legend gets used a lot, but Mark Archer, better known as one half of Altern-8,

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Remember when the BBC’s ‘Casualty’ went all acid house? [November 1992]

“How are we supposed to make money with all your runners loved up in your front room?” Back in 1992, as rave was storming the charts, the BBC’s long-running drama

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Liquid – Sweet Harmony [1991]

Featuring arguably the all time greatest piano loop in acid house history (borrowed from CeCe Rogers’ Someday), Liquid’s Sweet Harmony is just as devastating now as it was when it

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Hallelujah! 808 State are coming to save Christmas..!

Some three decades on from their stonking debut, Newbuild, 808 State have just announced a 30th anniversary tour that will track the evolution of the original, and arguably most important,

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You’re twisting my melon, man – Bez from the Happy Mondays turns 54 today…

Legendary dancer, vibesman, part-time politician, maracas enthusiast, reality TV star and professional caner Bez, from the Happy Mondays, turns 54 years old today, 18 April. And like many longtime ravers,

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On Andrew Weatherall’s birthday, check out the tracks that inspired Screamadelica…

Something magical was obviously in the air on 6 April 1963, as both Detroit legend Derrick May and Andrew Weatherall share the same birthday. As a producer, remixer, DJ and

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This early 90s rave, dnb and hardcore playlist is all you need for the Easter weekend…

If you were looking for evidence as to just how incredible the dance scene was ‘back then’, this playlist does exactly what it says on the tin… The good people

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Homeboy, a Hippie and a Funki Dredd: Total Confusion [1990]

Of all the stars of the rave scene that were gone too soon, Caspar Pound arguably shone the brightest. As the founder of Rising High Records, Pound, who died in

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Check out this video of the Happy Mondays rocking Manchester’s G-Mex… [March 1990]

Today, 25 March, marks the anniversary of one of the most ‘Madchester’ gigs of all time, the Happy Mondays at Manchester’s G-Mex Arena, supported by 808 State. Kicking off with

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