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‘90s rave crew Spiral Tribe’s live duo R-Zac reissue 1993 album of Free Party anthems: Listen

"These tracks represent the pivoting point between the music we recorded with Spiral Tribe in the UK, and what was to come," said the duo

‘90s rave crew Spiral Tribe’s live duo R-Zac reissue 1993 album of Free Party anthems: Listen

‘90s rave crew Spiral Tribe’s live duo R-Zac have reissued their 1993 album of 'free party' anthems, 'Trailer Trax'.

On July 8th, the UK production duo - comprising Crystal Distortion and 69db - re-released a remastered version of the eight-track album, which was recorded in Berlin in 1993 from an abandoned trailer-turned-mobile recording studio. Out via PRSPCT Recordings, it marks the first reissue release as part of an ongoing collaboration between R-Zac and the label. Listen below.

Speaking about 'Trailer Trax', PRSPCT Recordings said: "When Spiral Tribe congregated in Berlin in the Winter of 1993, they found themselves squatting a series of trailers at Potsdamer Platz. In one of these trailers R-Zac was born. Musically the duo were transitioning from UK breakbeat techno as "The Spiral Tribe Liveset" into what would become R-Zac's signature hard psychedelic sound. This double LP marks the beginning of that journey."

"This is us finding our way into harder-sounding techno, whilst retaining the elements we love from original Chicago and Detroit music," added R-Zac. "These tracks represent the pivoting point between the music we recorded with Spiral Tribe in the UK, and what was to come."

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A free party sound system formed in London in 1990, Spiral Tribe was involved in the Castlemorton Common Festival – the biggest and arguably the most infamous illegal rave that ever took place — in 1992. Check out our feature all about photographing the illegal rave that changed UK dance music forever.

DJ Mag recently spoke to DiY Sound System co-founder Harry Harrison about his new book, Dreaming in Yellow: The Story of the DiY Sound System, and the collective's trailblazing legacy in the free party movement.