Flipped Out – So Much Joy (Original Mix). Hard to define this. House? Hardcore? Nevermind, it’s a fantastic tune full of invention. Makes a great first song to a mix, or else a real end of night number. Classy stuff, as is everything from Flipped Out. This is massive epic euphoric house that later appeared […]
Massive shout to Paul from Doncaster who got in touch about the various Dream FM posts on the site. It’s emails like that that make this all worthwhile. Big shout to the Donny Warehouse crew… Hope he’s in this video https://youtu.be/z2V8tDcJInU He wanted to share a video from the little shop in Donny that he […]
The Wire 300: Simon Reynolds on the Hardcore Continuum #1: Hardcore Rave (1992) 1992 hardcore – original post here – https://www.thewire.co.uk/in-writing/essays/the-wire-300_simon-reynolds-on-the-hardcore-continuum_1_hardcore-rave_1992_ Written by the man behind Energy Flash – which you should definitely get a copy of Originally published as “Technical Ecstasy” in The Wire #105 November 1992. 1992 Hardcore Article “See my face, not a […]
Amazing gallery of images here http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/15444218.GALLERY__When_12_000_ravers_flocked_to_Matchams_for_Fantazia_Summertime_in_1992/?ref=mmsp
Original Post [Originally published in the Northern Star magazine in November 1992. Excellent photo of Dave and Ali by Mark McNulty] IT’S nine o’clock on a cold Saturday evening and Ali Cooke and Dave Beer are in their tiny office in the labyrinthine Music Factory, looking suitably shagged out after a trip to the Royal Albert […]
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2015/dec/03/slaves-to-the-rhythm-30-years-of-hardcore-ravers-in-pictures Some good photos in there. Note in the Astoria one you can just see a listing for the mighty PWEI in the background.
Best bit about this video is the maasively not up for it Maraca shaker at 7.03. Definitely noy channeling her inner Bez. Then a woman who looks like Boy George flashes her bra. Good stuff
Top Of the Pops in 1992 Great article with- the Orb, Take That!, Utah Saints, The Shamen are all referenced. The BBC trying to deal with rave acts…. “The Orb Playing Chess On Top Of The Pops Changed My Life” – Sabotage Times.
The tunes not exactly brilliant, but the video is something else. Where was this filmed????????
ralphlawson – Blog Head over to Ralphs blog to read loads more about Back To Basics and Leeds clubbing I first met Ali Cooke in Kik Flip Records in Leeds. The record shop was below a clothes store called Buffalo which was the first shop in Leeds to sell Stussy clothing. The walls were personally […]