acid house

Remembering Things

25 Years of "Ebeneezer Goode": Were the Es Really That Good Though?

It’s been a quarter of a century since The Shamen dropped our national drug anthem, so we spoke to some ex-pillheads about it.
Daisy Jones
8.24.17
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This Giant LEGO Machine is a Better DJ Than You

Alex Allmont's 'Play House' is a generative loom made of stacks of LEGOs.
Zach Sokol
7.3.17
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John Frusciante to Release New Record as Trickfinger

The former Red Hot Chili Pepper member's album will be released this fall on acclaimed acid house-focused imprint Acid Test.
Alexander Iadarola
6.13.17
Features

Some Acid House Fans Told Us Their Favorite Acid House Records Released on the World's Best Acid House Label

Ahead of a huge party in London, a bunch of our favorite producers and DJs pick their favorite cuts from the I Love Acid catalogue.
Josh Baines
4.7.17
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Creator of 'Trainspotting' to Write New TV Show about Acid House

Irvine Welsh's latest project is loosely based on the experiences of UK DJs Paul Oakenfold, Nicky Holloway​, and Danny Rampling.
Alexander Iadarola
3.28.17
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This Composer Analyzed 84,000 Words Spoken by Trump to Create an Acid House Track

Listen for yourself.
Britt Julious
2.18.17
Features

Dear Producers, Please Stop Putting Orgasm Sound Effects in Your Music

Art history tells us show don't tell.
Josh Baines
2.15.17
Remembering Things

26 Years Later, the Story Behind Saint Etienne's Genre-Bending Debut ‘Foxbase Alpha’

Singer Sarah Cracknell takes us on a deep dive into the trio's unlikely genesis—just as acid house fever gripped the UK.
Cam Lindsay
1.31.17
Features

The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Jamiroquai, DIY raves, and algorave make our list of the week's best things.
Britt Julious
1.28.17
Features

A Brief History of the Smiley Face, Rave Culture's Most Ubiquitous Symbol

The smiley in electronic music isn't merely cute—it's a symbol of defiance.
Michaelangelo Matos
12.20.16
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A Brief History of the Smiley Face, Rave Culture's Most Ubiquitous Symbol

It isn't just cute—it's a symbol of defiance.
Michaelangelo Matos
12.20.16
Features

How Shifty Science Went From Skateboarding to Quietly Remolding Chicago House Music

Lifelong friends John Kardaras and Chris Ike reflect on the most experimental period of their collaborative output.
John Thorp
11.1.16
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