From punk and disco, through the ecstasy and acid house years, up to gangster door staff, people pulling guns and the club's eventual closure.
We spoke to Ste Pickford and Paul Gill about their ode to ecstasy, acid house and the Hacienda.
You've got the retrospective compilations, but now you know how those tracks sounded played to the floor.
We look back on a short lived nightclub that was the real home of the Madchester underground.
The star of VICE's 'Walking Heavy' remembers his time at Manchester's most famous nightclub.
The legendary duo escort us through their personal history of house music.
At the moment the cause of his death is still unclear.
The whole collection includes 8,000 records.
The Manchester maestro's blessed Seth with over 4000 records.
In the first of a three part series investigating how dance music and club culture invaded living rooms round the UK, Josh Baines charts the journey from disco to acid house on the small screen.