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10 Records as Building Blocks of the Hamburg Hardcore Scene

These are some of the records that build the hardcore scene in Hamburg as well as created the reputation that Hamburg has as a source for sophisticated hardcore. The tracks that were played at smoke and strobe-filled squat parties and sold at dodgy rave-techno record stores. 01. Auto-Psy – Necrophage (Fischkopf) https://www.discogs.com/Auto-Psy-Necrophage/master/12122 02. No Name – … Continue reading 10 Records as Building Blocks of the Hamburg Hardcore Scene

History Of Hamburg Hardcore

Hamburg is a more than 800 year old harbor town in the north of Germany. As such, it was always also a hotspot for a wide range of subcultures, cranks and crooks, rowdy sailors, prostitutes, pirates that found their place in shady pubs, back alleys and similar dark places. I entered Hamburg in 1980 by … Continue reading History Of Hamburg Hardcore

Ритуальное развитие спидкора

Ещё с ранних релизов PCP (Planet Core Productions), существовал интерес о пространстве и мистериях жизни хардкор техно андерграунда. Ранние вечеринки с простейшим стробоскопом, атмосферой, создаваемой дым-машиной, и элементами шаманских ритуалов на фоне костра. Вероятно, это было чуть ли не единственной и основополагающей идеей хардкор техно на сознательном и безсознательном уровнях, но с ростом и разделением … Continue reading Ритуальное развитие спидкора

Initiatory speedcore developments

Since some of the early PCP releases, there has always been an interest in space and the mysteries of life in the hardcore techno underground. Early warehouse parties with simple strobe lights and smoke emulated the atmosphere and elements of a shamanistic ritual by a bonfire. This was perhaps even one of the founding ideas … Continue reading Initiatory speedcore developments

Psycore – Cross-subcultural hybrids

Psytrance and hardcore techno are 2 distinct electronic music tribes. Psytrance is typically characterized by psychedelia brought by morphing sounds that make your mind float above the clouds, while the main element in hardcore is an energetic, grounding and distorted kick drum which vibrates through the whole body at a fast pace. The peaceful neo-hippies … Continue reading Psycore – Cross-subcultural hybrids