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There’s a certain age group in attendance tonight at Sheffield’s Student Union venue The Foundry, and it isn’t freshers. Knowing nods are passed amongst the reasonable throng gathered, some of which have made an effort to relive ‘those’ days for the visit of legendary Manchester acid techno crew 808 State, with 80s/90s fashion resplendent on …

Mark Archer (Altern 8, Nexus 21, Slo Moshun) brings together a collection of tracks released over the past twelve years on various labels. A superb collection of House/Acid/Techno quality, that only a oldskool veteran DJ/Producer could create. You know the deal, your either in the know, or your not. Over the last couple of decades, …

Carlisle’s The Lucid Dream return with the release of their fifth album, The Deep End out now, after some delays, on Holy Are You Recordings. The Lucid Dream’s previous album, Actualisation, was released in 2018 and continued their musical development whilst becoming their most commercially successful record yet. The album made a dent in the physical Official UK album chart as well …

808 STATE will return for a LIVE hometown show at Manchester’s O2 Ritz this Winter, which is sure to be the best pre-Christmas party of the year. Following their phenomenal appearance at Manchester Academy in December 2018 and a mesmeric live set at Bluedot Festival and at the Warehouse Project last year, the Acid House …

“We’re trying to make a future for other people to immerse themselves in. It feels a bit like an imaginary landscape. That’s always been a big part of 808 State, when you go back through the music: these kind of landscapes of futurism.” so says Grahm Massey from the legendary Manchester acid house duo 808 …

Opening in The Pink Room to the sell-out crowd are local youngsters Working Men’s Club who have been garnering ever increasing support with each appearance. Their sound is a mixture of the best bits of psychedelia and post punk, with female and male vocals keeping things interesting throughout. Their foot tapping melodies see the crowd …

Carlisle’s The Lucid Dream are back with a new LP, Actualisation, which was released last week on Holy Are You Recordings, much to the delight of their fiercely loyal fan base. Having formed in 2008 they have a string of sold-out 7″s under their belt, as well as LP’s Songs Of Lies and Deceit released …

Christoph Vogel who is already known under his alias Suburb steps up to be the second release on the Empore music label. The Blackbrird EP is a 4 track consisting of two originals by Christoph and a remix of each by Musk and Jeremy Liar. ‘Blackbird’ has a nice old skool Techno feel that builds nicely …

After the release of the ‘Mexican Smoke’ EP, which saw the Boiler Room favourite 90’s Love (Acid Pt II), Lawrence Northall and Molly Dixon bring us their follow up single Acid Pt I. A little taste of what’s to come as we anticipate their forthcoming album due out this year. But before Video let’s catch up …

Following on from the groundbreaking Underworld Mk 2 album ‘dubnobasswithmyheadman’, 1996’s ‘Second Toughest in the Infants’ just kept running with the template of hypnotic dance/rave/techno/acid house/pop its predecessor had alchemically distilled from the ether. The bold 16 minute opener ‘Juanita: Kiteless: To Dream of Love’ comes out of the trap like a greyhound, cramming a …