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“Acid house at its inception was in some quarters totally misunderstood. The term 'Acid' came from Chicago — Ron Hardy, DJ Pierre, Farley, Adonis, Knuckles...

“Acid house wasn’t a British term to describe the music. Initially, the American producers coined the term and created the music. We embraced the...

The don reveals the contents of his psychic record bag...

Danny Rampling has revealed that Phuture’s ‘Acid Tracks’ is the one track that he wished he had signed after hearing it at Amnesia Ibiza in...

He made the revelation in an interview with The Guardian

Noel Gallagher has spoken about the impact of growing up in Manchester, and the impact of acid house and the Haçienda on his life.

In...

DJ Pierre interview ahead of 28th July London gig

The word 'legend' should be used sparingly, but there's no doubt that DJ Pierre's contribution to the world of electronic music places him in...

The Marshall Jefferson collaborator was the voice of first acid house track to be released on vinyl...

Sleezy D, one of house music’s early pioneers, has died.    Sleezy, real name Derrick Harris — a long-term associate of Marshall Jefferson — was...

30 years in the making...

Get Physical has announced that it will release the debut album from Chicago house innovator DJ Pierre.

Nathaniel Pierre Jones was one of the very...

RIP Earl Smith...

Earl Smith, known to the world as DJ Spank-Spank and a founding member of acid house group Phuture, has died.

The cause of death is...

When rave meets politics

A new documentary exploring rave and acid’s impact on ‘80s Britain is coming to BBC Four next Friday, August 2nd.  

Everybody in The Place: An...

The book’s original soundtrack by A Guy Called Gerald will also be released on vinyl for the first time

A 1989 novel set in the London underground acid house scene, Trip City, is set to be republished this year by Velocity Press.

The cult...

Paranoid London are on a mission to bring back the rawness of old house, with their skeletal acid tracks and Chicago-influenced beats. We head to...

It’s not just the scorching temperature that’s causing us to sweat, as we wander around the back streets of Hackney trying to locate Paranoid London’s...

The 60-year-old is set for an unexpected debut...

Irvine Welsh has announced that he is working on an acid house album.

Speaking to the Scottish Sun, the 60-year-old Scottish novelist and playwright...

It's a "story about inspiration and evolution told by the people who were there''...

A new book charts the birth of acid house and club culture.

Written by Alon Shulman, one of the UK’s leading dance music and special...

Watch the trailer for They Call It Acid here...

Carl Cox and Derrick May are amongst a host of big name musicians set to feature in a new documentary about the rise of acid...

But just who the hell is he? 

Glastonbury makes its return today after a fallow year, bringing the likes of The Chemical Brothers, Stormzy, The Black Madonna and many, many, many more...

Exploring the history of house music in the city

A new multi-media exhibition will explore Coventry's house music scene.

Set to take place at a secret location in the city across 11th-28th November, House...