Mark Archer – All Night Long (Review & Interview)

Mark Archer – All Night Long (Review & Interview)

On the 21st April, and already a third of the way through his 30 Year Anniversary Tour, Mark Archer gave a very special performance at the Five Miles club in North London… Mark Archer – All Night Long, an all night DJ set incorporating a live Altern-8 PA. That evening Archer was responsible for taking… Continue Reading

The Rave Story 2018 (Event Review)

The Rave Story 2018 (Event Review)

Now in it’s third consecutive year The Rave Story 2018 set up home last week in Club Aquarium, once again bringing rave fans together from across the country. For those not familiar with the format The Rave Story is a three-day celebration of old skool and jungle culture encompassing rave-inspired art and photography (both Pez… Continue Reading

The Rave Story 2018 – Full Details Revealed

The Rave Story 2018 – Full Details Revealed

In 2016 a unique event was established in the old skool and jungle calendar – a three-day series of seminars (featuring influential characters from the 88-92 rave scene), an art gallery showcasing paintings, flyers and photography, and a pop-up record store for avid vinyl hunters. Two years on, and now established as an annual event,… Continue Reading

Man Behind The Mask 30 Year Anniversary Tour – Tour Dates

Man Behind The Mask 30 Year Anniversary Tour – Tour Dates

For Mark Archer (Altern-8, Bizarre Inc, Nexus 21, Slo Moshun, DJ Nex and many more…) 2018 is a significant milestone as it marks 30 years in the music industry as both producer and DJ. This year, whether he’s playing out under his own name, or putting on the mask for a bit of full-on Altern-8… Continue Reading

Mark Archer Celebrates 30 Years in the Game

Mark Archer Celebrates 30 Years in the Game

In 1988 the acid house/techno/hardcore legend Mark Archer released his debut record as one half of Rhythm Mode:D. For anyone who’s read Archer’s acclaimed autobiography “The Man Behind The Mask” the rest is literally history. Dance music history to be precise. The list of aliases and projects that followed now serve to cement Archer’s much-deserved… Continue Reading

Lazy Sunday Festival 2017 (Event Review)

Lazy Sunday Festival 2017 (Event Review)

When I first learned of the Lazy Sunday Festival I was told it was held in a large beer garden behind a pub in the beautiful rural village of Stotfold, and while that might be technically true it’s also very much misleading… Billed as an “old skool and jungle family all-dayer”, the Lazy Sunday Festival… Continue Reading

Unity in the Sun to return in 2018

Unity in the Sun to return in 2018

After a hugely successful inaugural event this year, Unity in the Sun is set to return to the Greek island of Corfu in 2018 on an even larger scale. It’s quite an understatement to say that this year’s event was anything less than a huge success; you only have to read the posts left on… Continue Reading