happy hardcore


I Listened to Happy Hardcore for 48 Hours Straight

And ended up a long way from home.


A Concise History of the Scottish Happy Hardcore Diss Track

This is the previously untold story of a series of legendary beefs that have torn up the Scottish central belt for years and years. Welcome to your new favourite rivalries.


We Tracked Down and Spoke to Elusive Happy Hardcore Legend DJ Rankin

In conversation with a legend of Myspace and Motorola speakers.


My First Club: Huxley

The No Idea's Original man takes us back to the heady days of Helter Skelter.


How To Have Yourself a Very Merry Hardcore Christmas

Bored of the same old carols? Get ready to blast yourself in the most OTT Xmas you've ever had.


Soul Boys, Ravers and Pillheads: Sweaty Photos of Classic British Club Culture

We got a special selection of images from Lost in Music, an upcoming photography exhibition that charts the history of dance music and club culture.


Remembering DJ Rankin: Happy Hardcore's Most Mysterious Producer

The Buckfast sodden sensation who was hugely shit, but undeniably huge.


We Tried to Work Out Why the Hell Are Scooter So Popular

The stadium hardcore act have sold 30 million records. We wanted to know how. And more importantly, why.


A Potted History of Dance Music on British Television Vol.2: Beyond the Second Summer of Love

In the second part of the series, we turn our eye towards TV's representation of the biggest cultural shift in Britain since punk: acid house.


The 15 Albums That Will Make You Less Shit At Doing Work

STOP PROCRASTINATING (as soon as you've finished reading this article about records that help you work better).


GROVESTREET's Picked His Favourite Back of the Night Bus Nokia Screamers

Big boy tunes for the Bebo generation.


Ten Reasons Why the Dude From Scooter Wasn't Actually at Berghain

Was HP Baxxter, Scooter's lead singer, actually stumbling fresh faced out of Berlin's most notorious nightspot?