Interview: Here come the drumz… 909originals chats to State Of Bass author Martin James about the origins of jungle and drum ‘n’ bass

Emerging out of the melting pot of broken Britain in the early 90s, jungle (and drum ‘n’ bass, which followed later) was like no musical movement heretofore experienced, as a new

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Dr. Timothy Leary Meets The Grid ‎– Origins Of Dance [1990]

The late Dr Timothy Leary – arguably the most famous advocate for hallucinogens in popular culture – was quite prolific in terms of musical (and spiritual) output in the late 60s and

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The origins of Aphex Twin’s Didgeridoo (and its curious link to Leeds United)…

The enthusiastic response to Aphex Twin’s newest track, T69 Collapse, indicates just how much the electronic music industry has missed Richard D James, who, while aged just 46, has been

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Injected With A Poison’s strange, ecumenical origins…

Injected With A Poison by Praga Khan is one of most frenetic rave tracks of the early 90s, packed with piano stabs, synth bursts, and a smattering of whoops and

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Richie Hawtin on his origins… and overpaid DJs [September 1994]

Richie Hawtin has been at the forefront of techno for more than 25 years, and in September 1994, when recording his Musik album (under his Plastikman guise), he gave the

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Interview: “Say what you want about those years musically, but EDM truly created something out here that didn’t exist before.” 909originals chats to Chris Lake

Close to two decades on from bursting onto the scene with a widely-caned bootleg of The Prodigy’s Climbatize, Chris Lake is an established name on the international dance circuit, particularly

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“What I love about music is how you embark on a journey that you’re never going to finish, no matter how long you live…” A chat with Andrew Weatherall from 2009

The passing of Andrew Weatherall earlier this year left a vacuum in the musical firmament, with the legendary DJ and producer having inspired a generation of artists with his passion,

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909originals is THREE! Here are some of our favourite articles from the past year…

Three… it’s the magic number! 909originals celebrates its THIRD BIRTHDAY today, and we would like to thank all of our readers and followers for their continued support. Since we launched

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Sheryl Garratt’s ‘Adventures In Wonderland’ has been updated and re-released

Originally published in 1999, Sheryl Garratt’s Adventures in Wonderland is a fascinating account of the first decade (or thereabouts) of club culture, documenting house music’s rise from the underground Chicago

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Greg Wilson has called time on his blog… here are ten essential long reads from over the past ten years

If there was one music blog that could be truly said to be essential reading, it was that of legendary selector Greg Wilson, who announced yesterday that he was calling

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