Tag Archives: UK

Rhythmatic – Take Me Back

BASS. BLEEP. This tune still sounds like it just landed from space despite coming from Englandshire in 1990. From Network Records. For more of this peculiarly British and spooky take on house/techno music, see also early Warp tunes (most famously … Continue reading

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Egyptian Empire – The Horn Track (Luke Slater’s Khufu Mix)

This is one of those rare cases of a remix being as good, if not better than, the original, which was a massive rave tune from Tim Taylor in 1991. It had a dirty great amen break, a Human League … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Shelley’s 1992

Ah, youthful enthusiasm. The Milky Bar Kid in basketball shorts. I think I probably danced a bit like these people once. Look at them go. My god, the music, and the MCing is dreadful though. The bad old good old … Continue reading

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Dadcast 5: Voodoo House Mix

Decided to make a CD length podcast for a change rather than a short sharp shock. Not that CDs are of much relevance anymore. Tracklist: Silver Columns – Columns A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray (Greg Wilson Edit) Superpitcher … Continue reading

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My Bloody Valentine – Soon (Weatherall Remix)

Last Friday’s Screamadelica-inspired 1991 nostalgiathon on BBC Four had me reaching for some old indie disco favourites. Mr Andrew Weatherall’s contributions to the doc were possibly my favourite bits. Back in 1990 when this was released, he was obviously on … Continue reading

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Kerrier District 3

Who says Techno Dads can only be about scratchy old rave records? Here’s a new one for you. Mr Luke Vibert continues his Kerrier District electronical disco/housey gubbins with a four track EP on Soundofspeed that seems to be at … Continue reading

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The Pump Panel – Ego Acid

Filthy Friday banger number two is this 303 techno monster from 1994. As I have said before, the acid techno genre is probably more likely than any other to produce embarrassing Techno Dad behaviour. Big fish little fish cardboard box, … Continue reading

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Dad Cast 4 – Hektor Ruiez

A delectable combination of nu and old skool raveables for your earholes courtesy of Techno Dad Hektor Ruiez. He even made a rather lovely cover for it, being as he’s a bit of a wizard with Photoshop. This Dad Cast … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Glasgow Diamonds

Amazing stuff. Those cheerleaders dancing in front of a dirty lockup…the open topped bus with Greggs in the background…the sax solo when there’s no sax playing. It’s pretty much exactly what you would expect from a Glaswegian American football team’s … Continue reading

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In Sync – Storm

DOWNLOAD: In Sync – Storm One of my favourite tunes from the strange and mighty Irdial Discs. A beautiful bass line, deep techno kind of thing from 1992. Goes in the same UK clubby techno/house bucket as the Eon tune … Continue reading

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