POSTCARDS FROM 88… Gene Hunt

There’s no doubt that the summer of 1988 marked a watershed moment in the history of dance, as the house rhythms of Chicago, artistic exuberance of Ibiza, and electronic soundscapes

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Today is World Emoji Day. But why is the Smiley associated with acid house?

Today, 17 July, marks World Emoji Day, and with that in mind, 909originals examines the origins of arguably the most iconic emblem of the acid house scene, the Smiley. 🙂

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Friday the 13th getting you down? Let the Graeme Park Radio Show lighten the mood…

The latest edition of the Graeme Park Radio Show  is here, so get your groove on for two hours of the tastiest house music… This week’s show features Chris Isaak,

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Orb – Towers Of Dub (1992)

Given that ambient electronica collective The Orb celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, this week’s Throwback Thursday revisits one of Alex Paterson and co’s finest works. Occupying the entirety of

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POSTCARDS FROM 88… James Barton, Cream

  There’s no doubt that the summer of 1988 marked a watershed moment in the history of dance, as the house rhythms of Chicago, artistic exuberance of Ibiza, and electronic

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A fresh-faced Fatboy Slim discuses the ‘politics of sampling’… [1989]

One year on from quitting The Housemartins and before he formed Beats International, Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, found moderate chart success with Blame It On The Bassline, a 1989

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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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Happy Birthday 909originals!

Blow out the candles and crank up the bass! 909originals celebrates its FIRST BIRTHDAY today, and we’d like to thank every single one of our loyal readers for their support

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Groove through the weekend with the Graeme Park Radio Show..!

The latest edition of the Graeme Park Radio Show  is here, to keep you dancing right through the weekend… This week’s two hour mix features Maze, Full Intention, Kevin McKay,

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POSTCARDS FROM 88… Tony Cannon

  There’s no doubt that the summer of 1988 marked a watershed moment in the history of dance, as the house rhythms of Chicago, artistic exuberance of Ibiza, and electronic

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