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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Today is World Emoji Day. But why is the Smiley associated with acid house?

Today, 17 July, marks World Emoji Day, and with that in mind, 909originals examines the origins of arguably the most iconic emblem of the acid house scene, the Smiley. 🙂

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Mutts, maracas and mullets… Why the video for Electra’s ‘Jibaro’ is a kitsch classic [August 1988]

Arguably THE quintessential Balearic Beat track of all time, Jibaro, by the Paul Oakenfold-led Electra, was released in August 1988, hitting a high of 54 on the UK Singles chart.

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Happy Birthday 909originals!

Blow out the candles and crank up the bass! 909originals celebrates its FIRST BIRTHDAY today, and we’d like to thank every single one of our loyal readers for their support

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