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Cubism's live wizard consults his rave memory

Cubism's live wizard consults his rave memory

Lower East don looks back

London's lower east lad tracks back

Hot Creations chick casts a backwards glance

“I remember spending some vouchers I got for my birthday about age eight on a reggae compilation tape, which is quite random.”

Faceless DJ checks the past...

First record you ever bought?
“Ha! It was Artemesia 'Bits and Pieces [Hooj Choons]'. Being in the northwest UK, it was all about 'the bounce'.”...

One half of Diynamic duo delves deep

First record you ever bought?
“Was not bought, but got it from my cousin. Must have been Discorama 'Born To Be Alive', I guess.”...

Influences and early days!

“Believe it or not, it was 'Just An Illusion' by Imagination on 7"! I'm not showing my age here, but I thought the guys on the cover just looked ridiculous!”

Off Recordings boss on the past...

First ever tune you bought?
“Michael Jackson 'Thriller'.”

First two tunes you tried to mix?
“'Probably something by Future Funk and Daft Punk.'”

First-ever gig...

'Any Which Way' man spins back

Stacey Pullen talks up his early days

Arms & Legs/Frontroom house master digs deep

Influences and early days!

Leeds two-man posse peer into the past

I used to try and mix things like Tori Amos 'Professional Widow' into the soundtrack from Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence. God knows what I was thinking!

'R&B Drunkie' raises a glass to the past...

Mark E talks about his early days

NYC legend looks back

“First record I bought was 'Dancing In The Street' by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas. It was a picture disc, 45 rpm (1964), and naturally a big track at the time.”

Hello? Repeat boss thinks back

We ask top DJs about their roots

House cat on his not so distant past

“First club gig, I was like 16 in my hometown Warrington, a club called Casi that we all used to go to, they would just let anyone in. No monitors and I had to cart my own decks down, but it really gave me a taste for playing in front of people and on a big soundsystem.”

Test your luck with this Friday the 13th dance music report

Kick the weekend off with American DJ, producer and vocalist, Lea Luna’s curation of the top eight releases in dance music this week.