A podcast about '90s rave, R.O.A.R, is set to be curated into the British Library Archive.
After being launched by journalist Tom Latchem and former DJ Chrissy Richards AKA Cris.E.Manic in August 2020, the team behind ROAR: The '90s Rave Podcast has shared that the podcast will be immortalised in the British Library's Sound Archive.
PC Music’s Danny L Harle has announced a debut album and new interactive clubbing experience, 'Harlecore'.
Ahead of the launch on 26th February, the single 'On A Mountain' has been unveiled, a cut credited to DJ Danny, one of four residents set to grace the virtual venue alongside MC Boing, whose 'Boing Beat' also recently dropped, DJ Mayhem and DJ Ocean.
Legendary UK label Moving Shadow is set to be reborn under a new collective banner, Over/Shadow, spearheaded by 2 Bad Mice.
Over/Shadow is the brain child of 2 Bad Mice, AKA Sean O'Keeffe and Si Colebrooke, who were were closely linked to Moving Shadow in its early years, and helped co-run the label alongside its founder Rob Playford, who was also an original member of the group. Moving Shadow was responsible for some of the most seminal UK rave music of the '90s.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ John Frusciante is releasing a new album inspired by breakbeat, hardcore and jungle.
Titled ‘Maya’, the album will be released on 23rd October on Venetian Snares' Timesig label. It’s not the guitarist’s first foray into electronic music, having released experimental and acid techno EPs under the Trickfinger alias over the years. Earlier this year, he released a new EP under the alias titled 'Look Down, See Us'.
JASSS has announced a new EP on Whities.
'Whities 027' is the first solo work we've had from the critically acclaimed producer and DJ since her first album, 'Weightless', in 2017. The new material will arrive on 20th March.
Pegged as "an unapologetic ode to rave", the two tracks are inspired by the artist's formative years on the dancefloor as a teenager. Opening number, 'Turbo Olé', sets the bar high via powerhouse breaks and frenzied synth lines — take a listen below.
Marc Acardipane, known to many as the Godfather of Hardcore, is set to re-release a number of his classic works as part of a new compilation.
The 34-track release features remastered versions of songs produced under a variety of aliases going back over the last 30 years, including Mescalinum United, Pilldriver, Rave Creator, Marshall Masters, and The Possessed.
He's also enlisted a number of current heavyhitters from the techno world to remix some of his classic tracks, with the likes of Perc, JASSS, VTSS, Solid Blake, Dasha Rush, and Gabber Eleganza amongst them.