Leftfield’s Afrika Shox was released on this day 20 years ago…

Leaving behind the progressive yearnings of 1995’s Leftism, in September 1999, Leftfield’s Neil Barnes and Paul Daley were back, with a harder edged sound – encapsulated in the single Afrika Shox,

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Now that’s what I call… five of the most brilliantly bonkers 80s music videos

The 1980s may have commenced with the launch of Pac-Man and concluded with the fall of communism, but for a generation of pop aficionados, the decade is synonymous with the

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Laurent Garnier goes ‘off the record’ in new documentary…

Launching a Kickstarter campaign to finance an upcoming art project is nothing new, but a forthcoming documentary on techno maestro Laurent Garnier is turning that concept on its head somewhat.

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Nice one bruvva! Human Traffic turns 20 today. Here are some of our favourite scenes…

Human Traffic, which follows the exploits of a gang of miscreants as they navigate a night out in Cardiff, was released on 4 June 1999 (20 years ago today). In

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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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