Category Archives: Acid House

It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Let’s have some early Warp in the form of Coco, Steel and Love Bomb. Initially released on Instant Records in 1991 and subsequently picked up by Warp the following year. This is a sparse, minimal, House classic which does not … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Back to 1987 today, well it was actually released in 1986 but it came to my attention the following year, for what has to be one of, if not the best sounds to come out of that period of early … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

By Christ, that was a quick week. I most certainly have over indulged in food, alcohol not so much, although I did manage to arse a bottle of Foxdenton 48% London Gin and very nice it was too. This Friday … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . Let’s Dance

1994 this week and another sub genre of the every splintering music that I call dance music ie anything from about 1985 onwards, Tribal House. Love and Happiness was absolutely fucking huge, everywhere you went in 1994 this track could … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

A few weeks ago, I foolishly stated that I didn’t really care to find out that much about the artists producing the tech house and other dance music that I was buying at the moment and that Rising High were … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

First posted 06/03/2009 As I mentioned before during the late 80’s I had a few scooters and was part of a scooter club. At that time there were 5 or six clubs within a twenty mile radius of where we … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

How come when you’re off the week flies by but when you are at work it crawls? Back in 1988, I couldn’t wait for the weekend to come and get out and blow my pittance of a wage ( I … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Today it’s time for my favourite acid track of them all, Acid Over by Tyree. I pulled out the 12″ single the other week and by the state of the vinyl, i must have played it on a few occasions … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Today’s track comes courtesy of one of the pioneers of early British House music Mark Moore. S’Express came to the attention in the UK in April 1988, when Theme From S’Express was released and reached number 1 in the UK … Continue reading

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Tabloid Hysteria and The Second Summer of Love.

1988 saw house music go overground and a new term was coined for the sounds which were evolving, Acid House. There are various often conflicting versions of how this term came in to common usage, some to do with the … Continue reading

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