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Altern-8 is a British rave duo, featuring Mark Archer and Chris Peat. [1]

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Acid house

Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.

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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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Bass (sound)

Bass (basso, deep, low) describes tones of low frequency or range.

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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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BMG Rights Management

BMG is an international group of music companies focused on the management of music publishing, recording rights and music distribution.

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Breakbeat hardcore

Breakbeat hardcore (a.k.a. oldskool rave hardcore) is a genre of electronic dance music and a derivative of acid house and techno music, of the late 1980s and early 1990s, that combines four-on-the-floor rhythms with breakbeats, and is associated with the UK rave scene.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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Derrick May (musician)

Derrick May (born April 6, 1963), also known as Mayday and Rhythim is Rhythim, is an electronic musician from Belleville, Michigan, United States.

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Detroit techno

Detroit techno is a type of techno music that generally includes the first techno productions by Detroit-based artists during the 1980s and early 1990s.

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DJ mix

A DJ mix or DJ mixset is a sequence of musical tracks typically mixed together to appear as one continuous track.

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Double album

A double album (or double record) is an audio album which spans two units of the primary medium in which it is sold, typically records and compact discs.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music.

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Electronica is an umbrella term that encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, drum and bass, jungle, and industrial dance, among others.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Euphoria (compilations)

Euphoria is a series of dance music compilations that debuted on the Telstar Records label in early 1999.

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Evelyn "Champagne" King

Evelyn "Champagne" King (born July 1, 1960) is an American R&B/Soul, disco and post-disco singer.

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Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Full On... Mask Hysteria

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Hardcore (electronic dance music genre)

Hardcore, formerly called hardcore techno, is a subgenre of electronic dance music originating in Europe from the emergent raves in the 1990s.

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Hit record

A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Irish Singles Chart

The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by Chart-Track.

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Juan Atkins

Juan Atkins (born September 12th, 1962) is an American musician.

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Kevin Saunderson

Kevin Maurice Saunderson (born September 5, 1964) is an American electronic music producer.

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Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf, and fronted by them until Schneider's departure in 2008.

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Longton, Staffordshire

Longton is a southern district of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, one of the six towns of the Potteries which formed the City of Stoke-on-Trent in 1910.

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Music download

A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or Smart Phone.

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Name-dropping is the practice of mentioning important people or institutions within a conversation,.

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Network Records

Network Records, originally called Kool Kat Records, was an independent record label founded in Birmingham, England, in 1988 by Neil Rushton and Dave Barker.

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Nexus 21

Nexus 21 was a British techno duo from Stafford, England formed in 1989, by Mark Archer and Chris Peat, who would go on to become Altern 8.

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Official Charts Company

The Official Charts Company (OCC), previously called the Chart Information Network (CIN) and then The Official UK Charts Company, compiles various "official" UK record charts, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.

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P. P. Arnold


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Phuture is a Chicago-based acid-house group founded in 1985 by Spanky, DJ Pierre and Herb J. The group's 12-minute track "Acid Tracks" (1987) is one of several recordings that lay claim to being the first-ever acid house record.

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Rave music

Rave music may either refer to the late 1980s/early 1990s genres of house, acid house and techno, the first genres of music in the world to be played at raves, or any other genre of electronic dance music that may be played at a rave, such as electro house, progressive house, acid techno, trance, psychedelic trance, drum and bass, jungle, dubstep, big beat, breakbeat, breakbeat hardcore, hardcore techno, makina, moombahton, gabber, industrial, jumpstyle, hardstyle and speedcore.

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Roland TB-303

The Roland TB-303 Bass Line is a bass synthesizer with built-in sequencer manufactured by the Roland Corporation from 1982 to 1984 that had a defining role in the development of contemporary electronic dance music.

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Roland TR-808

The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer (a.k.a. the "808") was one of the first programmable drum machines ("TR" standing for Transistor Rhythm).

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Roland TR-909

The Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer is a partially analog, partially sample-based, drum machine introduced by the Japanese Roland Corporation in 1984.

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Sampling (music)

In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

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Scottish Singles and Albums Charts

The Scottish Singles Chart (Scottish Gaelic: Cuairt Orain na h-Alba) and Scottish Albums Chart are charts compiled by the Official Charts Company, based on physical and digital sales in Scotland.

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Select (magazine)

Select was a United Kingdom music magazine of the 1990s which was particularly known for covering Britpop, a term coined in the magazine by Stuart Maconie.

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Shelley's Laserdome

Shelley's Laserdome was a night club in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands of England.

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Stafford (UK Parliament constituency)

Stafford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Jeremy Lefroy, a Conservative.

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Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.

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Telstar Records

Telstar Records was a British record label that operated from 1982 to 2004.

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Transmat is the record label of techno music musician Derrick May, started in 1986.

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Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets".

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UK Albums Chart

The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.

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UK Dance Chart

The UK Dance Chart is a music chart compiled in the United Kingdom by the Official Charts Company from sales of songs in the dance music genre (e.g. house, EDM, dance-pop) in record stores and digital downloads.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (titled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling single recordings in the United Kingdom, based upon combined record sales and download numbers, and from the week ending Saturday 5 July 2014, also includes streaming data.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Kingdom general election, 1992

The United Kingdom general election of 1992 was held on 9 April 1992, and was the fourth consecutive victory for the Conservative Party.

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Virgin Records

Virgin Records, Ltd. was a British record label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell and Tom Newman in 1972.

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Warp (record label)

Warp, commonly referred to as Warp Records, is an independent British record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989, specialising in electronic music.

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ZYX Music

ZYX Music is a German record label which was founded in 1971 by Bernhard Mikulski.

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12-inch single

The 12-inch single (often simply called 12") is a type of gramophone record that has wider groove spacing and shorter playing time compared to typical LPs.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altern-8

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