Dave Clarke, a breed apart… [August 1995]

Now considered a member of techno’s premier league, Dave Clarke first became a household name with his Directional Force work on R&S in the early 90s, as well as the

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DJ Stingray: Detroit’s master craftsman…

Part of the ‘second wave’ of Detroit artists to emerge in the early 90s – Jeff Mills and Carl Craig are among the others – Sherard Ingram, aka DJ Stingray

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Remembering the time Kraftwerk played a field near Luton [June 1997]…

Since the launch of their Tour de France Soundtracks album in 2003, Kraftwerk have been touring fairly regularly – 909originals has been lucky enough to see them five times –

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Something For The Weekend: Josh Wink rocks Time Warp [November 1997]…

Josh Wink shot to prominence in the mid-90s with Don’t Laugh, I’m Ready (as Size 9) and, of course, Higher State of Consciousness, and as this set from German festival

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Orbital’s ‘Chime’ still hits the right notes [2001]…

Orbital’s Chime is rightly considered one of the electronic music masterpieces of all time – and still a show closer, some 28 years after it was first released (as evidenced

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Watch this German brass band perform a killer version of ‘Man With The Red Face’…

I found myself at a corporate gig in Berlin in June, and as well as featuring live performances by David August (sweet) and ’99 Red Balloons’ chanteuse Nena (as you

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Sven & Ritchie, a bromance for the ages…

Cocoon, Sven Väth and Richie Hawtin go together like bread, ham and cheese. Mixmag’s recent interview with the pair, reminiscing about close to 20 years of Cocoon Ibiza is a

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Stacey Pullen on Derrick May’s influence…

Without Elvis, there wouldn’t have been the Beatles. Without Derrick May, there wouldn’t have been Stacey Pullen… one of Detroit’s consistently brilliant DJs. As part of Electronic Beats‘ ‘Mentors’ series

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