The must visit nightclubs… of 1996 [January 1997]

Were things really better in the 90s? A quick glance at Mixmag’s list of the Top 15 Clubs of 1996 would indicate that the answer is undoubtedly in the affirmative.

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Underground Resistance embrace the ‘Code War’… [July 1992]

“The Cold War is over, this is the Code War…” Back in July 1992, while filming an event dubbed Public Tranceport in Vienna, videographer Konrad Becker perhaps unwittingly captured a

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Camisra – Let Me Show You (Tall Paul remix)

For the first Throwback Thursday tune of 2018, we go back 20 years, to February 1998, and a certified club banger: Camisra’s Let Me Show You. Looking for evidence? Look no

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The Brothers’ gonna work it out… [June 1995]

Having forged an early career as master remix duo The Dust Brothers, schoolmates Ed Simons and Tom Rowland unveiled a new identity in 1995: The Chemical Brothers. Today, more than

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Club flyers? Nah, I’m gonna use my pager…

How did tech-savvy clubbers in the late 90s look to keep up to date with the latest club listings? Flyers? Pah! They used their pager, of course. Looking to develop

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Home Taping Is Killing Music… Or Not

There’s a scene in the latest Simon Pegg-Nick Frost movie, The World’s End, in which the central protagonist, Gary King (played by Pegg), who has been driving the same Ford

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Ibiza ’98 – Separating the Balearic from the bollocks… [August 1998]

Ibiza Uncovered, broadcast on Sky TV in the U.K. in 1997 (and still available in all its technicolor hedonism on YouTube) arguably marked the phasing out of one phase in

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WIRED explores the ‘roots’ of techno… [July 1994]

WIRED magazine has long had its finger on the electronic pulse of modern society, and one year on from its formation, the Condé Nast-owned publication headed to Detroit to discover

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A look at Cream Liverpool’s website… from 1997

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, as the saying goes, but Archive.org still throws up the odd gem – as I discovered the other day when I searched for

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Kraftwerk By Numbers…

What happens when Kraftwerk’s ‘Numbers’ comes on in the club? You get in line and wait your turn to bust a move of course… This has been doing the rounds

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