Other excellent oldskool sites

Websites we recommend

These are our favourites

Forums

  • http://www.its-all-about-flyers.com/ – You like flyers you say?
  • http://www.its-all-about-trance.com – Wasps in a jar
  • http://mixesforthemasses.myfastforum.org – Another forum
  • http://hardcorewillneverdie.com/ – One of the original forums, knowledgeable people live there

These are also well worth a visit

  • http://www.mixesdb.com – A good attempt at databasing every mixtape ever
  • http://www.livesets-online.com – A lot of mixtapes available here.  You’ll need your wellies
  • http://www.jungletekno.co.uk – DJ Azteks site has some good mixes
  • http://www.jungletechno.co.uk – Lots of 93 business here
  • http://www.oldskoolhomeland.ukf.net/ – Shelleys etc
  • http://www.stressfactor.co.uk – mixes, radio, tunes
  • http://dnbforum.com/forumdisplay.php?23-Stuck-in-1992 – Drum and Bass forum, this is the oldskool section
  • http://testpressing.org/ – Acid House done seriously
  • http://www.themixlist.co.uk/ – Lots of mixes, especially 1995 onwards
  • http://www.kniteforcerevolution.com/ – Probably the highest quality site on this list, from Luna-C’s Kniteforce records.
  • http://www.dreamwater.org/bradyman/ – The essential list of Sasha tracklistings plus much much more
  • http://www.discogs.com/ – Surely you know this already?  Just about every oldskool tune released, many for sale
  • http://www.djhistory.com/forum/ – A more serious look back, high quality stuff
  • http://www.loftsites.co.uk/old_school_rave/index.html – Some excellent photos
  • http://www.troonik.com/r/1/2006/essential-mix.aspx – Every essential mix tracklist
  • http://www.webm8.co.uk/riddler/ – Loads of interesting stuff here
  • http://www.gammafunkula.com – Flyers, videos and more
  • http://goldenerajungle.com – Got any Jeffrey and Bungle?
  • http://www.hardscore.com/ – Some good sets, sadly not updated since 2009
  • http://www.ravearchive.com/ – Mainly US based site
  • http://www.selectdj.com/ – Cool site with good tune selection
  • http://www.oldskoolmixes.com/ – Including some DJ Hype sets
  • http://www.oldskooliverpool.co.uk/ – Used to go to Quadrant Park, Cream etc?
  • http://www.partyvibe.com – Free party info
  • http://www.pukkadawn.com – One of the original trading sites
  • http://hyperreal.org/raves/ – Well written US site
  • http://ravehistory.co.uk – Forum
  • http://www.ravereunited.com/ – Social media for ravers
  • http://www.tuneid.com/ – “You know the one that starts with that bird singing, then the beats kick in”. They’ll know what tune that is here
  • http://dj.dancecult.net – Degree level rave culture

Flyers

  • http://s886.photobucket.com/albums/ac70/s_J_Large/Flyer%20Scans/ – Loads of flyer scans here
  • http://www.oldskoolflyers.piczo.com/?cr=2&rfm=y – Foo’s flyer gallery
  • http://www.borosix.co.uk – Superb flyer site
  • http://www.raveflyers.co.uk/ – More flyers

Films

  • http://www.highonhope.com/ – Soon to be released film about the Blackburn raves
  • http://oldschoolrenegades.com/ – New film about the 1990/1991 Euro Techno sounds
  • http://www.theycallitacid.com/index.html – Another new film

Magazines

  • http://www.kmag.co.uk/editorial/blogs/old_skool – Knowledge magazines oldskool section

DJ’s

  • http://www.djannesavageworld.com/ – The legend is still going strong!!
  • http://www.djossia.com/ – Renaissance favourite
  • http://www.dj-jedi.com/ – Raindance vet
  • http://www.slipmatt.net – If you don’t knwo who this is, then please move along
  • http://www.djwelly.net/ – Northern legend

Clubs

  • http://www.fantazia.org.uk/- The marmite of promoters, still putting events on now
  • http://www.obsession.org.uk/ – Obsession
  • http://www.quadrantpark.com/ – Quadrant Park Liverpool
  • http://www.theorbituary.com/ – The Orbit Leeds. Legendary techno club
  • http://www.back2bowlers.co.uk – Bowlers, Trafford Park Manchester official site

Radio

  • http://www.sunrisefm.co.uk/ – One of the original pirates still going strong
  • http://www.remanissradio.net/
  • http://www.ruudawakening.com
  • http://www.weekend-rush.co.uk/
  • http://www.eruptionhardcore.com/

Any more we should know about?  Add them in the comments and we’ll add to the list.

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