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Dario G passes away

The producer was aged just 53 …
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This record changed the dynamic of deep house music

UK producers like Charles Webster took deep house to an entirely different and beautiful place …
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A huge anthem for The Hacienda, Shelley’s, Circus Circus, Kelly’s

This record had every element that was required to create mass euphoria in a room full of sweaty people in …
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Records like this only come around once in a lifetime!

The late Andrew Weatherall was one of the only people on the planet who could get away with making a …
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Is this one of the finest piano house records ever created?

A pure and utter masterclass in how to write instrumental tracks with a proper structure …
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Remembering a huge Shine Belfast track from back in the day

How a well chosen rekindled sample can be the backbone for such a worldwide underground club smash …
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Remembering a San Francisco Breakbeat icon

A timeless 1993 masterpiece of atmospheric breakbeat …
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Is this the finest Balearic House music record ever released?

This stunning piece of Balearic house music will be etched into my mind for as long as I still have …
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Key Tronics Ensemble – Calypso Of House – Classic Single Review

28 years later and this record is still beyond cool …
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This San Francisco House record cut right through the rest

I never got to play it much initially but adored how cool and fresh it sounded, so it was parked …
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EMERGE stage running order announced

The 2024 Emerge festival stage running order has been announced, and it looks very exciting. Clubbers can expect the usual …
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Renegade Soundwave – Leftfield Remix -Classic Single Review

Today’s record isn’t an ultra rare track or super expensive to buy, but it always surprised me how many times …
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