The weekend has landed (again)! With Human Traffic 2 on the way, here are our favourite scenes from the original rave masterpiece…

Two decades on from first touching down on ‘planet Cardiff’, it looks like Justin Kerrigan, the director of Human Traffic, is finally getting the band back together. While details at

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Orbital vs Top Of The Pops [March 1990]

Orbital released Chime on this day (12 March) in 1990, setting in motion what is now a three-decade career for the Hartnoll brothers. The release, on Pete Tong’s FFRR label

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When Tony Wilson met Ian Brown… [2001]

Today, 20 February, marks the birthdays of both Factory Records pioneer Tony Wilson (RIP), who would have been 69, and Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown, who turns 56. Wilson is

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Check out this stripped-back version of Massive Attack’s ‘Hymn of the Big Wheel’…

A perennial part of Massive Attack’s setlist since the early 90s, Hymn of the Big Wheel, which was released as a single on this day (10 February) in 1992, is

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Close to 30 years on, Stakker’s ‘Eurotechno’ remains 26 minutes of pure sensory overload…

Approaching its 30th birthday next year, Eurotechno, a 26-minute video by art collective Stakker, is arguably the most intense audio visual experience ever committed to the Laserdisc format (remember that..?).

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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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Check out this video of Dublin’s ‘hottest dance club’, Sides DC, back in 1987…

Sides nightclub, or Sides DC to give it its official title (the DC standing for ‘Dance Club’), was a historic venue in the history of Dublin clubbing, from its early

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Check out this video of the Happy Mondays rocking Manchester’s G-Mex… [March 1990]

Today, 25 March, marks the anniversary of one of the most ‘Madchester’ gigs of all time, the Happy Mondays at Manchester’s G-Mex Arena, supported by 808 State. Kicking off with

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Massive Attack’s ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ entered the charts on this day in 1991… [February 1991]

When the annals of dance music come to be written, Massive Attack’s Unfinished Sympathy will likely go down as one of the all-time masterpieces. Having been released earlier that month,

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