Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dad Dancing: Inspector Morse Rave

A long time ago people on TV didn’t know what a rave was. Here Inspector Morse and Lewis find themselves at one. ‘It’s like some sort of an orgy!’ says Morse. Lewis wears a tartan cap to blend in. It … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Sharevari on The Scene

The earliest yet example of dad dancing, from 1982. This clip has some outstanding moves from Detroit pre-techno dads. Stuff I could only really achieve in my head. I’d think I was tearing it up but when someone played me … Continue reading

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Dad Cast 3: Fear Of Dads

Dads can be scary. This is a mix of quite worrying early proto-rave music and acid. Begins with Earth Leakage Trip – No Idea…the scariest rave tune by far. The doors are where the windows should be… Tracks: Earth Leakage … Continue reading

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Mach – On and On

Here’s the tune that plays in the Rahaan clip from our Dad Dancing section earlier today. It’s a belter! Get your dad on. It does go On and On though. The clue is in the title. When I play this … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Rahaan’s Powercut

This is one of those classic wee moments that can happen sometimes when you’re DJing. Rahaan is a Chicago house DJ who has never played The Proclaimers. Here he is in a sweaty basement (the best kind of DJ gig). … Continue reading

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Lennie De Ice – We Are i.e.

For some reason I haven’t yet posted any hardcore. Here’s one of the first crop of that peculiarly British genre, a turbo-foot dad dancing classic from one hit wonder Lennie De Ice. It has a bit of a reggae bassline, … Continue reading

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Dad Tape: Tanith at Universe 1992

Most old rave tapes are best left in the dusty glove compartment of ancient history. You think ‘I used to love that tape of DJ Ratbag at the Eclipse’, and thanks to the wonder of the internet, you can now … Continue reading

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