Check out this news report on Liverpool’s Cream nightclub in its mid-90s heyday… [February 1995]

Founded in October 1992 in Liverpool, Cream is still one of the biggest names in clubland, and while its residency at Nation lasted a little under a decade, the brand

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Noel Gallagher – Teotihuacan [June 1998]

“What’s all this?,” you cry. “Noel Gallagher? What could HE possibly know about dance music?” Quite a bit actually. As well as teaming up with The Chemical Brothers twice (on

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Double 99 — Ripgroove [May 1997]

Speed Garage was one of those short-lived movements that proved a crossover success on any type of dancefloor – mixing the heavy bass rhythms of mid 90s handbag house with

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A night out at the Haçienda, Manchester… [1995]

Following on from the announcement of our tie-up with Haçienda resident Graeme Park, here are a few snapshots of a night out in the legendary Manchester venue, from 1995. The

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Massive Attack’s Mezzanine is 20 years old this week, and the band are commemorating it in the best way possible… [April 1998]

In the annals of electronic music history, there are few better opening 15 minutes than at the start of Massive Attack’s Mezzanine, released 20 years ago this week. In starting

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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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Think you know David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’? You’ve never heard it like this before…

As today is ‘Aphex Twin Day’ (Avril 14th), I’ve dug up one from the archives that is perhaps more suited to Halloween than a Saturday afternoon in April. After all

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20 years ago this week, legendary gay club Heaven entered a new era… [April 1998]

Before there were gay clubs, there was Heaven. The London club, which opened in 1979, was considered a game changer in terms of tolerance and acceptance of the gay community.

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Massive Attack’s Blue Lines was released on this day in 1991… [April 1991]

“The big wheel keeps on turning, On a simple line day by day, The earth spins on its axis, One man struggle while another relaxes…” Spawning a whole new genre

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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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