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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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Album

An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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Bass (sound)

Bass describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16-256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4.

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Bertelsmann Music Group

Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division of German media company Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on 1 October 2008.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Breakbeat hardcore

Breakbeat hardcore (also called 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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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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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 disc.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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England

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 singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Facebook

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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Full On... Mask Hysteria

Full On...

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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 created by club DJs and music producers 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 The Official Charts Company.

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Juan Atkins

Juan Atkins (born December 9, 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

Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German band formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.

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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 smartphone.

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Name-dropping

Name-dropping is the practice of naming or alluding to important people and 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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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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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, also referred to as Official Charts (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional organisation that compiles various "official" record charts in the United Kingdom, 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

Patricia Ann Cole (born October 3, 1946), known professionally as P. P. Arnold, is an American soul singer who enjoyed considerable success in the United Kingdom from the 1960s onwards.

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Phuture

Phuture is an American, Chicago-based acid-house group of electronic musicians, founded in 1985 by Spanky, DJ Pierre and Herb J. Their seminal 12-minute track "Acid Tracks" (1987) is considered to be the first acid house record and they are widely credited with inventing the sound.

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Rave

A rave (from the verb: to rave) is an organized dance party at a nightclub, outdoor festival, warehouse, or other private property typically featuring performances by DJs, playing a seamless flow of electronic dance music.

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Rave music

Rave music may either refer to the late 1980s/early 1990s genres of breakbeat, acid, techno and hardcore techno, which were the first genres of music to be played at rave parties, or to any other genre of electronic dance music (EDM) that may be played at a rave.

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Roland TB-303

The Roland TB-303 Bass Line is a bass synthesizer released by the Roland Corporation in 1981.

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Roland TR-808

The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer is a drum machine introduced by the Roland Corporation in 1980 and discontinued in 1983.

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Roland TR-909

The Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer is a drum machine introduced by the Roland Corporation in 1983.

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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 (Scots: Scots Singles Chairt, 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, England.

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Stafford

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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Staffordshire

Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Stoke-on-Trent

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

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Techno

Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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Telstar Records

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

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Transmat

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

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Twitter

Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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UK Albums Chart

The Official 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 Singles and Albums Charts

The UK Dance Singles Chart and the UK Dance Albums Chart are music charts compiled in the United Kingdom by the Official Charts Company from sales of songs in the dance music genre (e.g. house, trance, drum and bass, synthpop) in record stores and digital downloads.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom general election, 1992

The 1992 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 9 April 1992, to elect 651 members to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.

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Virgin Records

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

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Warp (record label)

Warp (also known as Warp Records) is an English independent record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989 by record store workers Steve Beckett, Rob Mitchell and record producer Robert Gordon.

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ZYX Music

ZYX Music GmbH & Co.

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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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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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808 State

808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine.

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References

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

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