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Drum ‘n’ bass on the John Peel show: a decade of mysterious and magical soundz

It was sometime around the middle part of 1994 that I first came into contact with drum ‘n’ bass, via John Peel on Radio 1. Initial reaction: “this is great. what is this shit??!!” John’s then weekend-delivered shows were, I … Continue reading

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Could do better: those Fall LPs that left us all a little worried

First, a disclaimer: John Peel once said regarding Fall LPs, “it might not always be what you want, but it’s still the Fall”. Worth keeping that in mind despite a little carping, below.

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Looking back at some of John Peel’s 90’s techno selections

John Peel loved his techno records, and as the nineties took hold he began to drop them more into his programmes, to the chagrin of a section of his indie followers, no doubt, who’d prefer him to play nothing but … Continue reading

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