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Last response: Wednesday, 7 September 2016

fabric closes

gentrification.... gah

Last response: Saturday, 19 December 2015


...just spent a happy lunch hour reading all the old UK-D front pages on the Internet Archive...halcyon days! Hope everyone that I'm not in touch with on Facebook/Instagram/etc is well.

Last response: Thursday, 18 June 2015

Surfacing for a shameless plug

For anybody interested in the pre-house roots of dance music and the pirate radio stations in London that played the music of that era, I contributed to an exhibition opening at the ICA on Tuesday.



...me and Disco will be there representing. Anybody else going? tonedef

Last response: Wednesday, 3 June 2015

State of Breaks with Phylo – May 18, 2015

A live mix from the State of Breaks radio show. A mix of ghetto funk, breaks, and indie dance with tracks from the likes of C@ in the H@, Funk Ferret, Eleven:Eleven, Bag Raiders, Krafty Kuts,...

Last response: Saturday, 31 January 2015

nice to see

nice to see the spirit of helpfull ness lives on with the replies to tone defs query strangley i couldnt reply to that says thread closed due to age hi tone nice to hear your son has a healthy...

Last response: Sunday, 25 January 2015

UK-D Font - Music production software

Seems that uk-dance isn't the hive of activity it once was but am hoping that somebody might pick this up.

Last response: Saturday, 6 December 2014

boxes for moving/storing vinyl

I've gone back to uni and will be moving house most likely every year for the next 5 years, so the records have to get stored in manageable-sized chunks.

Last response: Tuesday, 2 December 2014


Hi there, Another person rummaging for some answers in relation to a final year dissertation.


Dissertation on clubbing ... looking for participants in interviews/questionnaires!

Hi all, My name is Tasha and I'm currently a third-year undergraduate at Cambridge University. I'm conducting research for my dissertation, which is focused on the youth clubbing culture.

Last response: Sunday, 30 November 2014

Happy Birthday UK-Dance

Missed UKD's 22nd birthday last weekend. Must. Keep. Going. To. Quarter. Century.

Last response: Wednesday, 19 November 2014

2 room venue east/central london

there are whispers of a raya re-union event which would include contributions from old raya friends and associates not east triology crew.

Last response: Monday, 3 November 2014

Two tickets for The Knife at Brixton Academy on Thursday

Last chance to see 'em, innit! £67 for the pair (face value +bf) Get in touch if you fancy them. Kirsty



Come and join me for the first ever Ghetto Blaster Radio show. I will very proudly be broadcasting from the worlds NO.1 AWARD WINING BREAKS INTERNET RADIO STATION. NSB RADIO

Last response: Monday, 13 October 2014

Richkus - Last Identity - Marc Jay Remix (Savoir Faire Musique)

Out Now On Savoir Faire Musique. Solid, Percussive House music. Deep and Moody :)

Last response: Monday, 29 September 2014

Roland synthesizer

Morning all :) I found in my parents attic a Roland synthesizer that they bought me when I was a teenager. It is part of the Roland system-100 - the sythesizer 100 See photo

Last response: Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Today's current dance music

It's pretty fucking dreadful isn't it? Every tune in the same genre has the same drum kit, synths and builds.

Last response: Tuesday, 29 July 2014

UKD Password changes

Following a system update today you'll need to set a new password before you can use the site again.

Last response: Saturday, 12 April 2014


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Last response: Tuesday, 1 April 2014

R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles

R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles

Last response: Monday, 24 February 2014

its official"


Last response: Tuesday, 18 February 2014


Italian and english producer / dj Rudy Nicoletti debuts his new tech house single "In the Music" today, through Out of System Records, distributed by AWAL, house of many big names like Moby, Pet...

Last response: Friday, 10 January 2014

Trance is Shite

Hello everyone. Happy new year to you all. Thought I would pop in and say hello to a few old friends. Am many years older and not much wiser. Kanayo is nearly 16 now (can you believe that?)



Hello all. Hope you're all well. It's been so long, that I couldn't even remember my original email address never mind my password.

Last response: Monday, 23 December 2013

the svelte favourites of 2013 -

Hi y'all, If you fancy knowing what I liked this year, pop over here to download the full show. thesvelteone.wordpress.com Tracklisting (aka spoilers): Jon Hopkins – Immunity from Immunity...

Last response: Monday, 16 December 2013

UK-Dance digest 2013/29

speaking of which, here is Tiësto #keepingitreal: twitter.com /// so: do any of us geriatric types actually go raving anymore?

Last response: Saturday, 14 December 2013

Egyptian Chiptune Music

www.youtube.com www.youtube.com

Last response: Friday, 13 December 2013


Heart-warming to see the list flicker and splitter after so long... dub kult <(Address removed)> > Chrome knows my UKD > password. That's handy. Mmm.



www.youtube.com Randomly put on Crispin J Glover's 'Rhythm Graffiti' this morning. Marvellous.

Last response: Wednesday, 4 December 2013

The Kut Off Records Show

Join Menace tonight at the mighty NSB 7-9pm GMT for the Kut Off Records Show. It's all about the Bass Baby \0/\0/ nsbradio.co.uk

Last response: Wednesday, 27 November 2013

The Kut Off Records Show With Menace

Hi all :) Please join me tonight on my brand new radio show at www.nsbradio.co.uk from 7-9pm GMT

Last response: Thursday, 14 November 2013

Skinner on UKG

Mike Skinner on the glory days of UK garage gu.com interesting comment at the end about the police effectively shutting the scene down. oh and I loved this line: "I have this image in my head of a...



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Last response: Thursday, 7 November 2013

suppose I may as well edit the subject line

Martin Thomas: tell me about it. I've stopped smoking, stopped drinking, and on the rare occasions I indulge in class A related vices it takes me a fukkin week to recover.

Last response: Wednesday, 6 November 2013

coming out of retirement

One of my friends has asked me to take his club on and as a result am coming out of retirement and taking a saturday night residency.


Trance - trance, trance, trance!

Urban Fox: Correct :) bat: FFS! My private jet experiences, like Tiesto's, and kept to a minimum.

Last response: Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Russell Brand

So what do people reckon about Russell Brand? I always hated him, but the last year I've been changing my opinion a little bit.

Last response: Tuesday, 29 October 2013


m.universityherald.com UKD sends respect to dr herring :)

Last response: Monday, 28 October 2013


i went to a club on saturday called sosho (in leicester) .. house music all night long. also ... i went to a club last tuesday called sakura (in reading) ... house music all night long

Last response: Sunday, 27 October 2013

Laura Mvula

This was the gig in Dublin last night - the support band were the acoustic version of a firelog - inoffensive and functional but ultimately not particularly amazing, but Mvula is the real deal, too...


UK-Dance digest 2013/20

Iain: > If you build it they will come. That's kind of it - but it needs to be built before they come. I'm advocating email-only, digest-only contribution.

Last response: Saturday, 26 October 2013

A disturbance in the force

end of digest [whozat? -ed]: Well there you have it - if the dance music was occasional, then the fact the historical corium has disintegrated to: Should have no major impact.

Last response: Friday, 25 October 2013

Two, two, two, two..... two, two...

bat: It is now you're here :) Martin: I never found it easy at all to use, and the thing is that's only good for speed of interaction - which to be honest twitter, fb, blah will always be better at.

Last response: Thursday, 24 October 2013

UK-Dance digest 2013/21

*tap tap* is this thing on then? /// >b< On 24 October 2013 00:01, UK-Dance <(Address removed)> wrote:

Last response: Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Nil by web

luca: Well now we're talking :) Martin Thomas: You probably could, yes :) simon green:

Last response: Monday, 21 October 2013

a madchester book

Still Breathing: The True Adventures of the Donnelly Brothers www.esquire.co.uk


Daily dig-test

Lets see who gets it... Cheers, Dave

Last response: Sunday, 13 October 2013

UKD Dynamics

Dave Anderson: > Good isn't it? It's been years since I've contributed to UK-d via email, feels good In fact it's better than good.

Last response: Saturday, 12 October 2013

Weekly newsletter 12 October 2013 01:08

Good isn't it? It's been years since I've contributed to UK-d via email, feels good! Cheers, Dave On Saturday, October 12, 2013, UK-Dance wrote:

Last response: Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Aw: Weekly newsletter 05 October 2013 01:05

Very interseting . Thanx Gesendet: Samstag, 05.