Super furry animal! Mr Oizo’s ‘Flat Beat’ celebrates a milestone… [March 1999]

As poet William Butler Yeats once mused, ‘How can we know the dancer from the dance?’. Well, in the case of Quentin Dupieux, aka Mr. Oizo, the question is rather,

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“That is the punk-attitude, DIY aspect of the Prodigy” – Keith Flint on ‘Firestarter’ [August 1997]

The pop charts of March 1996 were a heady mix of boybands, Britpop and bad Eurodance… the perfect environment for The Prodigy to drop the devastating Firestarter, which was released

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“For us, the important thing is being able to enjoy ourselves…” Daft Punk’s Discovery turns 18

Daft Punk’s Discovery, largely regarded as the French duo’s high water mark, was released on this day (26 February 2001). Released four years after the group’s storming debut, Homework, Discovery

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A huge THANK YOU to everyone that has supported us at 909originals…!

Last night (25 October), 909originals was named the Best Music Blog at the Blog Awards Ireland 2018, an acknowledgement that means so much to us. When the blog was founded

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Pump up the JAAAM! We’ve made the shortlist…

909originals is delighted to make the shortlist for Best Music Blog in the 2018 Blog  Awards Ireland, sponsored by Alcatel. The Awards take place on 25 October in Dublin, and

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Reach for the lasers…!

909originals is delighted to be on the longlist for an award in the Blog Awards Ireland 2018, in the Music category, sponsored by Alcatel. Best of luck to all the

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: 2 Men A Drum Machine And A Trumpet ‎– Tired Of Getting Pushed Around [1988]

One of the more unusual acts to emerge from the early UK house scene was 2 Men A Drum Machine And A Trumpet – a spinoff group from She Drives Me

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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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Get Your Groove On With The Graeme Park Radio Show!

Can’t wait for the weekend to begin? Then it’s time to crank up the Graeme Park Radio Show! This week’s two hour mix features Basement Jaxx, Seamus Haji, Kevin McKay,

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‘Now That’s What I Call Music’ has just released its 100th edition – but do you remember when the compilation went proper ‘acieeeed’…?

Everyone remembers their first Now That’s What I Call Music album – for me, it was #7, kicking off with Peter Gabriel’s Sledgehammer. 🙂 The compilation series releases its 100th

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