A fireside chat with rave ledgebags Altern8…
Here’s a great podcast with Mark Archer about the early days of faceless techno bollox and the rise of breakbeat hardcore.
Even though it had only been two years, because the music was moving so fast people wouldn’t be playing it in clubs. Whereas now you can play a tune from ten years ago and if it still sounds good, it will fit in with the set. In ’91 you couldn’t play a tune from ’89, ’cos the tempo was changed, the style was changed – it just didn’t happen. We were trying to bring the familiarity back of some of the older tunes.
Left your earphones at home? Read some extracts over here.