THROWBACK THURSDAY: Patrick Cowley – Menergy [October 1981]

With LGBT Pride Month in full swing, this week’s Throwback Thursday goes back to 1981, and one of the tracks that symbolised the morphing of disco into Hi-NRG. In the

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909rewind Vol. 14… Terry Farley

Welcome to 909rewind, a new series from 909originals that explores the early musical careers of some of clubland’s biggest names, uncovering hidden gems and familiar classics from the archives. We

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“People who think ‘night time’ equals alcohol, drugs and problems are not really living in this decade…” 909originals speaks to Manchester’s night-time economy adviser Sacha Lord

Earlier this month, Dublin City Council published the Dublin City Agreement 2019-2024, a series of pledges covering everything from housing to transport, and from environmental protection to childcare. From an

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Creamfields Ireland 2001 took place on this day 18 years ago… [June 2001]

Following its inaugural jaunt across the Irish Sea in June 2000, Creamfields Ireland 2001, which took place on this day (23 June), 18 years ago, stepped things up with an

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“It all happened so quickly…” Author Alon Shulman discusses the birth of acid house, and what happened next

As has now been enshrined in dance music history, in the summer of 1987, four friends – Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Nicky Holloway and Johnny Walker – travelled to Ibiza and had

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: La Funk Mob – Motor Bass Get Phunked Up (Electrofunk Remix)

The world of electronic music is a sadder place today with the news that French house producer Philippe Cerboneschi, otherwise known as Philippe Zdar, has died in an accidental fall

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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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This 1983 video of Jeff Mills ripping up wax at a Detroit nightclub is simply outstanding…

Under his persona of The Wizard, Jeff Mills was more than just a sorcerer’s apprentice, as this video from 1983 illustrates. This footage was shot at Cheeks Nightclub on Detroit’s

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How Kraftwerk helped Germany ‘move on’ after the Second World War…

Kraftwerk are often cited – like The Beatles – as one of the most important bands of the 20th century, such was their influence on the music that followed. However

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909originals presents ORIGINS… Justin Robertson, part two

From Lionrock to Revtone to the Deadstock33s, not to mention countless productions and remixes under his own name, Justin Robertson has packed a lot into a three-decade career. Following on

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