For those of you that thought good music died in the 90s, this is for you… part one [April 1998]

There’s a school of thought out there that all dance music post 1998 is, frankly, fairly rubbish – you know who you are… While this is only partly true (!),

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Tank fly boss walk jam nitty gritty… Dub Be Good To Me tops the charts [March 1990]

Beats International‘s Dub Be Good To Me, which topped the charts 28 years ago this week, marked a turning point in the career of former Housemartin (and soon-to-be Fatboy Slim)

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This video for Carl Cox’s I Want You (Forever) is so 1991 it hurts…

Back in 1991, legendary DJ Carl Cox dipped his toe into the production game, with the release of I Want You (Forever), arguably the great man’s finest solo work. With

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Everybody Dance Now! The story behind C+C Music Factory’s biggest hit…

There was a period, sometime around late 1990/early 1991, when you couldn’t turn on the radio without an enthusiastic voice declaring, “EVERYBODY DANCE NOW..!” Today, 24 January, marks the anniversary

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Let’s settle this… Is it ‘Old School’ or ‘Old Skool’?

Let’s settle the debate once and for all. Is the correct term to use, when referring to, say, The Prodigy‘s first album, ‘old school‘, or is it ‘old skool’? For

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Club flyers? Nah, I’m gonna use my pager…

How did tech-savvy clubbers in the late 90s look to keep up to date with the latest club listings? Flyers? Pah! They used their pager, of course. Looking to develop

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Home Taping Is Killing Music… Or Not

There’s a scene in the latest Simon Pegg-Nick Frost movie, The World’s End, in which the central protagonist, Gary King (played by Pegg), who has been driving the same Ford

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