Music Monday: Count on Me – Chase & Status with Moko

I love Count on Me, the most recent single from Chase & Status. Well I'm an unreconstructed 1990s clubber, so what's not to like about piano samples (from 1992's Nush?), breakbeats and uplifting vocals. Yes I know it's been out a couple of months, but I've only just uncovered its local connections.Singer Moko is a ...

Datacide in Deptford

Datacide, international 'magazine for noise and politics', has its origins in the underground techno/speedcore/noise scene in 1990s London. Its founder, Christoph Fringeli, also initiated Praxis records and the legendary Dead by Dawn nights at the 121 Centre in Brixton (for a while Praxis had a record stall in New Cross Road in what is now ...

New Cross Acid House 1989

From the excellent Phatmedia archive of Old Skool and Rave flyers, here's one from 1989 - 'A Touch Above presents Asylum Acid House', Fridays at the Harp Club (now the Venue - see previous discussion on its pre-history). From the same year (15 April 1989), here's a flyer for Subconscious 'Deep House, Garage and Fundamental-Mind Beats' ...