After Sobriety, Raving Became More Than an Excuse to Party - Alice Austin gave up drink and drugs only to discover it was the music that was keeping her saneNoted, 19 Apr 2022, 14:46
30 years since its release, Ben Cardew looks at the impact of Orbital's eponymous debut album.Noted, 10 Dec 2021, 08:19
Dimension 23 - 12,000 Ravers
Spray (from duo Brame & Hamo) launches a new eponymous label to celebrate his fav breakthrough artists, new talent and a selection of re-issues close to his heart. The inaugural release sees a reissue of Dimension 23's 1989 track I.M.O.K. R.U.O.K. alongside a fine remix by Or:la. the real magic happens with the b-side, 12,000 Ravers, which dispenses a vintage whiff of Rave, not unlike The Prodigy in their prime.
Drug harm minimisation is more important for UK clubs than ever. The policies around it need to change - DJ Mag long-read by Ed GillettNoted, 17 Sep 2021, 07:31
Mark Blair - Badman Acid
Looking forward to hearing the rest of this EP by Mark Blair on Shall Not Fade, if lead track Badman Acid is anything to go by. This pummelling slab of Acid Rave struts and cuts lovely shapes.
Chlär - We Will Bring It Back
Pumping Techno and Rave vibes from the Swiss artist's recent EP Sacrificed Generations on Lobster Theremin, absolute banger.
Better Days: The Story of UK Rave - free to watch documentary by Amazon MusicNoted, 16 Jun 2021, 07:42
Better Days: The Story Of UK Rave will premiere via Twitch on May 28thNoted, 07 May 2021, 08:26
DSG - Get The Fuck Out
Get The Fuck Out is an absolutely banging old-skool Rave-fuelled Techno thumper from the Weegie known as DSG. Taken from the new album If You Want To Burn Your Fingers I'll Light The Match. Recommended!
Ecstasy: The Battle Of Rave - 14 part BBC Radio drama set during the developing days of the Rave scene, with actors David Morrissey, Monica Dolan, Adrian Edmondson, Meera Syal and Ian Hart. Includes a mix from Graeme Park.
Noted, 03 Oct 2020, 14:47