We love 90s techno here at 88to98. We spoken about The Orbit in Leeds many times. Plus we love gabba. So it’s nice to see Mixmag doing something positive about the 90s techno scene for once. Trust us, in those days it was mainly a house music mag. Even the mighty Ark gets a mention,… Continue reading 1990s techno mixes
Is this the first recorded mention of the word jungle to describe the music? This is such a messy mix. Mixes goes from techno to hardcore at the end. No criticism but there are clangs, level changes, messy mixing all the way through. But the MCs are worse. Shouting over each other, talking nonsense. Then… Continue reading First use of Jungle music?
These are the sets from Life at Bowlers Manchester that we have Happy to trade for any that we don’t have Asylum Bowlers 1st Birthday 28th June 1997 Break Asylum Bowlers 1st Birthday 28th June 1997 Brisk Asylum Bowlers 1st Birthday 28th June 1997 E-Logic Asylum Bowlers 1st Birthday 28th June 1997 Force And Styles… Continue reading Life at Bowlers Manchester mixes
Original post here http://www.ralphlawson.co.uk/blog/category/basics-20?currentPage=4he Music Factory Years 91-94 part one by ralphlawson Marshall Jefferson presents Truth – Open Your Eyes I decided to start this series of mixes celebrating 20 years of Back to Basics with the first ever record played at the club – Marshall Jefferson presents Truth – ‘Open Your Eyes’. Why did I chose… Continue reading Basics Discography
Updated with these new sets – 2019 The Orbit Leeds 16th Oct 1993 DJ Westbam The Orbit Leeds 22nd May 1994 DJ Dave Angel And Colin Faver The Orbit Morley Leeds 20th Oct 2001 DJ James Ruskin Versus Luke Slater The Orbit 5th Birthday 25th May 1996 Morley Leeds DJ Jeff Mills The Orbit Leeds… Continue reading Just about every DJ mix from Leeds, ever.
Worth sharing about rave albums http://earthexit.blogspot.com/2018/09/rave-albums-1991-1992.html Hopefully at some stage we can add our own thoughts on this, as there are few missing – TTF Dominator for example
https://www.hardscore.com/?p=9738 “300 original samples chopped up, pitched up, juxtaposed, generally fucked about with and repurposed into an extended tribute to the soundtrack of my youth” Selectabwoy Intro Paris – Brutal [Tommy Boy] (loop) > Excerpts from ‘The Sopranos’ > Aceyalone – Accepted Eclectic [Ground Control] > Public Enemy – Caught, Can We Get A… Continue reading Unbelievable old skool sample spotting
Here is the full current list of all of the available mixes from Ark. If you have anything not on here, drop us a line. By the way there are loads of incorrect collections from Ark available, don’t be fooled by them Learn more about the history of Ark Ark also ran a successful record… Continue reading Ark Mixes
Here’s the latest installment of this series. By now we had stopped going to Basics and the music definitely is lacking something. However its a typically tight mix, nice background music. Plus the story is worth reading of the fall out with Ronson Source: back to basics // The Mint Club Years // 1998-2002 —… Continue reading back to basics The Mint Club Years 1998-2002 — Ralph Lawson
Stop Confusing Hardcore and Happy Hardcore Do some research – We are looking at you Vice.com and Fact magazine amongst others. The rest of this article is ok, and it’s pretty complimnetary, but FFS Hpapy Hardcore didn’t exist in 1992. How hard is it? Yes hardcore was happy in 1992, but it wasn’t happy hardcore.… Continue reading Stop Confusing Hardcore and Happy Hardcore