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Manchester acid house

“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...

Minus star on new album and playing The Warehouse Project

Part of Ritchie Hawtin’s unstoppable Minus crew, Marc Houle has often tempered his productions with a cheeky sense of humour. On ‘Drift’, however...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A fun, friendly, disco/funk house night

The Warehouse Project, The BBC and Manchester UTD... The Rainy City has no shortage of institutions succeeding on an international stage. Existing as the UK's third largest urban area, commonly it's misconceived as our second largest. It boasts a club scene that's creeping up on the capital's as it grows in size and stature. Love Dose — a collaborative project involving the promoters of Basement and For No Reason — is helping.

Jacked at Gorilla Manchester will host house veteran Marshall Jefferson and more next month

A rave will raise money for the family of late acid house pioneer Sleezy D.

On 22nd November, Gorilla Manchester will play host to a...

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...