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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...

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...

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...

The film features never-before-seen footage captured at club events in Chicago, Manchester, London, Ibiza and elsewhere

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the release of a brand new documentary, 'All We Wanna Do Is Dance', which captures the explosion...

The five date run begins 24th August...

Award-winning play 'We Are Ian', which explores the early days of the acid house revolution in Manchester, will return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this...

The Lost Acid House Membership Cards

A new book collects the most prized of all rave memorabilia: the membership card. Filled with classic design work, it’s a window on a transformative era. Collector and compiler Rob Ford tells DJ Mag about how the project came together, while DJs and designers share their memories of the time

“It’s almost like drug dealing,” laughs Rob Ford, a 52-year-old author and music producer, who spends his evenings meeting strangers in car parks and exchanging...

Epic season of club events across Leeds and Manchester to launch in September

September will see the launch of Coloursound, a four-month season of events that will bring house, techno, dnb, dubstep and trance to various...

It follows on from its run at London's Saatchi Gallery earlier this year

Sweet Harmony, the UK rave-focused exhibition which was a hit at London's Saatchi Gallery over the summer, has travelled up to Manchester for a...

I Love Acid announces 15th anniversary UK and North America tour

UK party I Love Acid is heading out on a 15th anniversary tour of the UK and the US.


Kicking off on 14th October, I...

Bushwacka and Danny Rampling headline the opening night...

 

An acid house invasion, dubbed 'Dance 88/89', is heading to Ibiza every Wednesday this summer thanks to Dave Vincent and Sankeys Ibiza.

Starting May...

Manchester's and Tehran's scenes get the documentary treatment...

DJ Mag is excited to announce that we'll be co-hosting screenings for two amazing music documentaries this November in London.

Alongside Doc'N Roll festival, the...

Crash course in acid science...

Rave manipulators and merciless electronic historians EVOL have returned with a new mix LP that charts the history of acid house in the most intense...

It’s true that house music would still exist if Marshall Jefferson hadn’t been around to guide it — but it’s equally correct to say that without Jefferson...

Memories fade over time, and what memories remain become more and more shaded by personal experiences and personal interests. That helps to explain, in part, why the story of...

The UK DJ world pays tribute to former Kiss FM stalwart 

It was reported over the weekend that pioneering UK DJ Colin Faver has died. 

Faver was a pioneering UK DJ who began his career in...

Inside the UK Afro house renaissance

The Afro house sound is an ever-growing presence in UK dance music, with new labels, club-nights and a dedicated radio station springing up. Alongside a mix from Mr Silk, Ria Hylton explores the sound’s history, and speaks to some of the scene’s key players about forging strong connections with their growing audiences, and their aim to nurture a unique UK Afro house identity

Afro house is steeped in the percussive materials of South Africa’s townships. For decades, its polyrhythms played out on traditional African instruments — bongos, congas...