Love it or hate it, EDM is in serious need of a ‘punk’ moment…

The Ultra Music Festival, the 2018 edition of which closed in Miami last night, is one of the highlights of the electronic dance music, or EDM, calendar, welcoming more than

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I will never get tired of watching Shaun Ryder trying to describe ‘Voodoo Ray’…

Not content with featuring one Happy Mondays-related post today, here’s another, which also features another Manchester music icon. One of THE seminal acid house tracks of the late 80s, A

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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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Tank fly boss walk jam nitty gritty… Dub Be Good To Me tops the charts [March 1990]

Beats International‘s Dub Be Good To Me, which topped the charts 28 years ago this week, marked a turning point in the career of former Housemartin (and soon-to-be Fatboy Slim)

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – The Horrorist: One Night in New York City [1996]

Remember Jackanory? The programme where celebrities sat down with a children’s book, and proceeded to read aloud for a TV audience? We’re not sure whether Oliver Chesler, aka The Horrorist,

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What’s the best way to file your vinyl? This article from 1997 tries to find out… [June 1997]

I’ve often found it amusing to see DJs posting pictures of themselves on Instagram surrounded by piles of vinyl, ‘selecting’ their tunes for a forthcoming gig… only for the subsequent

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The International DeeJay Gigolos CD back catalogue is a masterclass in electro goodness…

It’s not everyday that you can say that a record label inspired a whole genre, but DJ Hell’s International DeeJay Gigolos imprint was arguably the driving force behind the electroclash

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That time Moby wanted to bring farm animals on stage for Top of the Pops… [October 1991]

Having hit the top 20 with his single, Go, in October 1991, Moby was invited to perform the song on Top of the Pops, with the young Richard Melville Hall

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Norman Cook lays it all bare… [October 1995]

Just months before the launch of his first record as Fatboy Slim, Better Living Through Chemistry, Norman Cook spoke to MUZIK magazine about his Pizzaman side project alongside Tim Jeffrey

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Happy birthday to New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’, which turns 35 today… [March 1983]

It’s hard to believe that Blue Monday, the track that cemented New Order’s transition from a post punk outfit to synth pop superheroes, turns 35 years old today, 7 March

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