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

DJ Fat Controller on “30 Years Of Milwaukees” (Interview)

DJ Fat Controller on “30 Years Of Milwaukees” (Interview)

This year sees the 30th anniversary of the legendary Milwaukees nightclub in Bedford. Milwaukees is a name that holds memories for most ravers back in the day, fondly known as The King of Clubs. From bringing together ESP and Helter Skelter on a weekly rotation, to Equinox, the longest running weekly all nighter… The artists… Continue Reading

A QUICK WORD with DJ CLARKEE

A QUICK WORD with DJ CLARKEE

A series of quick-fire Q&A’s with the people that helped shape the old skool scene… In the 1990s, when rave culture was at it’s peak, DJ Clarkee (AKA Richard Clark) and his label Area 51 Recordings played a huge role in the development of the UK hardcore and techno scene. Playing for every major promoter,… Continue Reading

Mark Archer on “DJ Nex – The EPs” (Interview)

Mark Archer on “DJ Nex – The EPs” (Interview)

Good news for vinyl fans… A selection of Mark Archer’s early tracks – recorded under the name DJ Nex – are soon to be given a new lease of life on vinyl. The Nex EP and Poundstretcher EP – originally released in ’92 and ’93 – will soon be made available as a remastered triple-pack vinyl… Continue Reading

Slipmatt on “The Ultimate Awesome Records Collection” (Interview)

Slipmatt on “The Ultimate Awesome Records Collection” (Interview)

Following the success of last year’s “SMD: The Ultimate Collection” and this year’s “The Ultimate Universal Collection”, fans of breakbeat hardcore and jungle are in for a real treat this Christmas as “The Ultimate Awesome Records Collection” is available for pre-order on Monday 4th December. Featuring 30 tracks, and spread across a double CD pack,… Continue Reading

An Interview with Luna-C

An Interview with Luna-C

There’s no doubt that the world of breakbeat hardcore owes a huge debt to DJ/producer/label-owner Christopher Howell (AKA Luna-C). In 1992 he founded the hugely successful and influential Kniteforce Records – a label responsible for the genre-defining classics “Take Me Away“, “Six Days“, and “High On Life“. Later, in 2002, KFA Recordings was born –… Continue Reading

An Interview with DJ Brisk

An Interview with DJ Brisk

For three decades Paul Nineham, AKA DJ Brisk, has played a pivotal role in the evolution of the hardcore / hard-dance scene, working as a producer, DJ and label owner. Whatever capacity he has worked in, one factor has remained consistent – the name “Brisk” has been a mark of quality. Brisk is regarded as… Continue Reading

A QUICK WORD with UNCLE DUGS

A QUICK WORD with UNCLE DUGS

A series of quick-fire Q&A’s with the people that helped shape the old skool scene… Uncle Dugs (AKA Simon Duggins) is a respected DJ having made his name both playing at events and on pirate radio. He currently plays every Friday on Rinse FM and is also the author of “Rave Diaries & Tower Block… Continue Reading

In the Studio with Vibes and Hattrixx (Interview)

In the Studio with Vibes and Hattrixx (Interview)

In August this year The Rave Generation caught up with Vibes and Hattrixx at their North London studio to discuss their forthcoming classic-style album. Shane Lavan (AKA Vibes) and Owen Palmer (AKA Hattrixx) have worked together on many occasions over the last 12 years but never on a project of this scale. The project, dubbed… Continue Reading