12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #2: Orbital – Chime [1990]

Second place in our 12 Tunes of Christmas rundown of the most incredible intros in dance music history is a track so epic that if aliens ever decided to swing

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #3: Underworld – Rez [1993]

To all intents and purposes, Underword’s Rez should never have been a hit. Having had limited success in the latter part of the 80s, the early 1990s saw Karl Hyde

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #4: Pump Panel – Confusion (Pump Panel Reconstruction) [1995]

We continue our countdown of the most inspirational intros in dance music history with a track that took three years to come to prominence, thanks to its inclusion in vampire

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #5: The KLF – What Time is Love? [1988]

With the return of the KLF earlier this year, perhaps Messrs Jimmy Cauty and Bill Drummond might be able to answer the question: ‘Did the KLF invent trance music’? Reportedly

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #6: X-101 – Sonic Destroyer [1991]

Continuing our look at the most impressive intros ever committed to wax, this next track not only made an aural impact, but also helped to launch a record label. X-101

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #7: Aphex Twin – Come To Daddy [1997]

While yesterday’s review of Laurent Garnier’s Sound of the Big Babou highlighted that track’s haunted ambience, today’s might just scare the listener out of his or her wits completely. There

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #8: Laurent Garnier – Sound of the Big Babou [2000]

Our festive countdown of the greatest dance music intros of all time continues with a seminal track from Monsieur Garnier’s magnum opus. While early to mid 90s efforts such as

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #9: T99 – Anasthasia [1991]

The festive rundown continues with a track that is an audio representation of the old expression ‘go hard or go home’. The majority of T99’s Anasthasia, produced by Belgium’s Patrick

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #10: Maurice – This Is Acid (K & T Mix) [1988]

For the third instalment of our festive countdown, we turn the clock back 30 years for a tune that helped define acid house – after all, it’s all in the

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12 TUNES OF CHRISTMAS: Incredible Intros. #11: LFO – Freak

Continuing our festive look at the most impactful intros in dance music history, we follow on from a seminal house cut (Royal House – Can You Party) with one of

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