happy hardcore

Scottish Techno

Original Post here https://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/raveheart-inside-the-90s-world-of-tartan-techno “I just died in your arms tonight…” Midnight on Friday at Tek 2000 in Hamilton. The vintage rock strains of Cutting Crew are speeding, pitched-up and condensed over distorted 180 bpm kick drum. A hefty MC in saggy grey tracksuit and baseball cap lumbers about the stage offering a barely discernible stream […]

In depth Happy hardcore article

from ID Mag – Originally written in 1995, just re-released.   Well worth a read – original post here . Also worth clcikign that link to see teh worst ever attempt at a happy hardcore playlist or Spotify. Obviously the 2016 intern that made it didn’t actually read the article.   Saturday Night at Club […]

Why has No one told us about this before

This site is ace   http://www.theransomnote.co.uk/music/gone-rave/gone-to-a-rave-35-high-on-a-happy-vibe-the-rise-and-fall-of-hardcore/   This week is a first – I’m handing over the reigns of Gone To A Rave to Ian S, an old skool raver who got in touch and offered to write about the much maligned Happy Hardcore scene. Seeing as I know somewhere between little and zero about […]

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  Hapy Hardcore didn’t exist in 1992 It seems like everyone’s into happy hardcore these days. A nation of trend-conscious music fans the nation over have suddenly decided […]

Happy Hardcore – Gettin props’

Original article here – http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2015/08/happy-hardcore-feature Happy hardcore was one of the first distinctly UK music styles to come out of the UK rave scene, and it helped to elevate much of rave culture’s most identifying features, from the costumes to the CG-heavy flyers. Despite its central role in birthing the culture, however, it doesn’t receive […]

Happy Hardcore DJ Brisk Helter Skelter Sign of the Times 4th May 1997

Yes yes. 16 years ago this weekend we were at this event. Happy hardcore isn’t everyones cup of tea, but we love it.  DJ Brisk is one of the best, always the fastest BPM’s and tight mixing. He’s also a good house DJ. Check him out here at Helter Skelter Sign of the Times 4th […]

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