The origins of Aphex Twin’s Didgeridoo (and its curious link to Leeds United)…

The enthusiastic response to Aphex Twin’s newest track, T69 Collapse, indicates just how much the electronic music industry has missed Richard D James, who, while aged just 46, has been

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Injected With A Poison’s strange, ecumenical origins…

Injected With A Poison by Praga Khan is one of most frenetic rave tracks of the early 90s, packed with piano stabs, synth bursts, and a smattering of whoops and

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Richie Hawtin on his origins… and overpaid DJs [September 1994]

Richie Hawtin has been at the forefront of techno for more than 25 years, and in September 1994, when recording his Musik album (under his Plastikman guise), he gave the

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Wondering where the vocal sample came from in A Guy Called Gerald’s Voodoo Ray? You might be surprised…

Today, 16 February, is A Guy Called Gerald’s (aka Gerald Simpson’s) birthday, and while the Manchester-born producer has dipped his toe into a myriad of genres over a thirty year

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2018 Rewind: The Face’s Sheryl Garratt on the birth of Balearic…

Continuing our look at some of our biggest stories of the year, in August, as part of our Postcards from 88 series, we caught up with former The Face editor

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2018 Rewind: Josh Wink on bringing acid house to Philadelphia… and the world

In November, we caught up with Josh Wink, ahead of his 300th release on Ovum Recordings, Aries on Mars. The dreadlocks may be long gone, but Philadelphia native Josh Wink

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2018 Rewind: Greg Wilson on ‘1988 and all that’…

We continue our look back at 909originals’ biggest stories of the year with our interview with the legendary Greg Wilson, which formed part of our Postcards from 88 series.  Q.

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2018 Rewind: The emergence of electronic music explored in ‘Mars By 1980’…

As part of our look back at our biggest stories from 2018, in October we spoke to David Stubbs, author of the excellent Mars By 1980: The Story of Electronic

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2018 Rewind: CJ Mackintosh – from M|A|R|R|S to Ministry of Sound, and beyond…

As part of our look back at the biggest stories of 2018, here’s our interview with CJ Mackintosh, as part of our ORIGINS series. The name CJ Mackintosh has been

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2018 Rewind: 909originals meets Dave Clarke…

It’s customary at this time of year to relax over a hot toddy and reminisce about the 12 months just passed… Over the next few days, we recap 909originals’ biggest

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