Strictly for the Head Strong

Dave Asprey should have been a raver. But, back in the early nineties when the rave scene was starting, he was waddling around in a mold-induced, body-and-mind-crippling fog. Neil Strauss, former music writer extraordinaire for the New York Times and Rolling Stone, did make it to a few of those early raves (like Even Furthur … Continue reading Strictly for the Head Strong

The HARD DATA issue 11 Now Available

The Hard Data has just published issue 11, and it is phenomenal. Exclusive interview with the father of hardcore techno, Marc Acardipane, aka The Mover. In his greatest interview since his 1995 feature in Alien Underground, The Mover reveals more than ever about his connection to 2017 and what it means. His early childhood, influences … Continue reading The HARD DATA issue 11 Now Available

DJ AniMe Top 10 February 2017

The Hard Data recently asked me to share my current top 10 tracks with hardcore fans in the USA. These are the tracks I can’t wait to play and have been getting the best response on the dance floors. Most of these are available now or will be soon, so “track” them down as soon … Continue reading DJ AniMe Top 10 February 2017

No Tears For The Dead: The Industrial Strength Records 25 Year Anniversary Compilation

I met Lenny Dee about 24 years ago on a flight from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee. We were going to play at Drop Bass Network’s “Genesis” party. I told Lenny it was the first time I’d ever been flown to play at a rave, and I remember him telling me, “And you know the best thing … Continue reading No Tears For The Dead: The Industrial Strength Records 25 Year Anniversary Compilation

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