DJ Stingray: Detroit’s master craftsman…

Part of the ‘second wave’ of Detroit artists to emerge in the early 90s – Jeff Mills and Carl Craig are among the others – Sherard Ingram, aka DJ Stingray

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Nothing says ‘solar eclipse’ like Cher on rollerskates [February 1979]…

With most of the US looking to the skies today for a ‘once in a lifetime’ total solar eclipse, plenty have been drawing comparisons between the world of today and

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Remembering the time Kraftwerk played a field near Luton [June 1997]…

Since the launch of their Tour de France Soundtracks album in 2003, Kraftwerk have been touring fairly regularly – 909originals has been lucky enough to see them five times –

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MTV tries to understand ‘Madchester’ [1990]…

Before it became a many-fanged media beast, churning out documentaries on teenage pregnancies, MTV was a US-based station that mainly played music, interspersed with the occasional artist profile or interview…

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Something For The Weekend: Josh Wink rocks Time Warp [November 1997]…

Josh Wink shot to prominence in the mid-90s with Don’t Laugh, I’m Ready (as Size 9) and, of course, Higher State of Consciousness, and as this set from German festival

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Throwback Thursday: Sabres Of Paradise: Smokebelch II (Beatless Mix)

Here at 909originals, I’ve decided to use Thursdays as an opportunity to dig into the record box of history and appreciate some of the most important tunes (some well-known, some

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Orbital’s ‘Chime’ still hits the right notes [2001]…

Orbital’s Chime is rightly considered one of the electronic music masterpieces of all time – and still a show closer, some 28 years after it was first released (as evidenced

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A ‘Divine’ intervention [1982]…

Maybe I’m watching too much Ru Paul’s Drag Race at the moment (!), but back when the glamorous star of that show was just a twinkle in her creator’s eye,

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A rave in Mickey Mouse’s back garden [September 1993]…

“Flights, check. Accommodation, check. DJs, check. Now, all we need is a venue. How about Euro Disney..?” While I doubt that the conversation that led to the creation of the

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Eric Schlosser raves it up [October 1998]…

Author Eric Schlosser is probably better known for his damning critique of the fast food industry, in Fast Food Nation. But before he flipped Ronald McDonald’s burger the wrong way,

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