Massive Attack’s Mezzanine is 20 years old this week, and the band are commemorating it in the best way possible… [April 1998]

In the annals of electronic music history, there are few better opening 15 minutes than at the start of Massive Attack’s Mezzanine, released 20 years ago this week. In starting

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Man Called Adam – Easter Song [1995]

With the mercury reaching 25-degrees plus in most of Europe today, for this week’s Throwback Thursday, I’ve picked a track synonymous with so many Ibiza sunsets, Easter Song by jazz/house

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You’re twisting my melon, man – Bez from the Happy Mondays turns 54 today…

Legendary dancer, vibesman, part-time politician, maracas enthusiast, reality TV star and professional caner Bez, from the Happy Mondays, turns 54 years old today, 18 April. And like many longtime ravers,

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Legendary Belgian techno club Fuse opened its doors 24 years ago this week. Here’s a documentary about how it all came together… [April 1994]

Paris has Le Grand Rex, Berlin has Tresor, and Brussels has Fuse. The legendary Belgian techno club opened its doors 24 years ago this week (on 16 April to be

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For those of you that thought good music died in the 90s, this is for you… part two [April 1998]

Looking back, 20 years later, on a list of the ‘best dance tracks of all time’ you would expect there to be a few duds. But yesterday’s reveal of numbers

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For those of you that thought good music died in the 90s, this is for you… part one [April 1998]

There’s a school of thought out there that all dance music post 1998 is, frankly, fairly rubbish – you know who you are… While this is only partly true (!),

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Think you know David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’? You’ve never heard it like this before…

As today is ‘Aphex Twin Day’ (Avril 14th), I’ve dug up one from the archives that is perhaps more suited to Halloween than a Saturday afternoon in April. After all

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Steve Poindexter – Computer Madness [1989]

By the end of the 80s, the initial acid house wave had given rise to serious experimentation; with legends such as Larry Heard, Mike Dunn and Armando Gallop crafting psychedelic

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Is anyone else excited about Larry Heard’s first album as ‘Mr. Fingers’ in a quarter of a century?

Under his ‘Mr Fingers’ moniker, Larry Heard released some of the most jacking, acid-infused tracks of the early Chicago House movement. such as Bring Down The Walls and Washing Machine,

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So we FINALLY now know what is going to become of the old Pod/Redbox complex in Dublin…

For a generation of clubbers, the Pod/Redbox/Chocolate Bar complex on Harcourt Street in Dublin brings back fond memories. And though the venue never quite recaptured its magic (in this journalist’s

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