rave

Interview: Matthew Collin

'Despite the globalisation, dance music is still a mixture of disparate movements and tribes whose members are fierce believers': Rave On author Matthew Collin on global electronics in 2018

Keep UK dance floors moving

Dan Beaumont from Dalston Superstore, Voodoo Ray's and Dance Tunnel dissects the challenges and opportunities facing the capital’s nocturnal community…

Interview: DMX Krew

‘I've done everything I can to avoid the music industry’ - DMX Krew, aka Londoner Ed Upton, is one of bleep music’s most prolific and emotive producers and DJs. We speak with one of rave’s most revered…

Interview: Adamski

‘Everything I now do is based on the waltz’ - rave legend Adamski tells us how he’s fallen under the spell of ¾ time…

Interview: Andy Meecham

M interviewed Bizarre Inc and Emperor Machine main man Andy Meecham on how he helped invent rave…

M meets… 808 State pt.1

A founder of the band with Martin Price and Gerald Simpson (A Guy Called Gerald) in 1987. 808 State had a big chart hit with Pacific State at the height of the rave era but the band's influence in alternative electronica goes deeper than that.

M meets… 808 State Pt.3

In the third and final part of our interview with 808 State's Graham Massey, the dance music pioneer gives his thoughts on creating music sing older electronic hardware, the importance of melody and the search for the perfect beat.

M meets… 808 State pt.2

In the second part of M's interview with 808 State's Graham Massey, he describes, amongst other things, taking his electronic productions into the live arena, keeping his 'DIY ethic' and collaborating with Björk.