Lots more about Basics here on our site, and make sure you check out Ralph Lawsons blog here A Basic History Here is the piece I knocked up for the Myhouse fanzine. I first met Dave Beer at the Warehouse club in Leeds in 1990. Leeds had been much slower than its rival city Manchester […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Plus a review of Tricky (remember him?) and some other jokers who no one knew even then.
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 — […]
We could stare at this photo for ages… check the film trailer here – http://www.thecitytalking.com/the-city-talking-music-in-leeds-vol-1-trailer/
The Pleasure Rooms Years 1994 – 1997 — Ralph Lawson. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/180855121″ params=”color=ff5500″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Another slice of Back To basics history from resident Ralph Lawson. Proper.