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House Music: see Music & Rap Music & Raves & Parties & Night-Club & Hip Hop & Ibiza

William Shakespeare - esias - Rab C Nebitt TV - Idris Elba TV - Kai Fikentscher - Frankie Knuckles - Irving Welsh - Keith Flint - The 90s: The Decade that Connected Us TV - World in Action TV - The Agony & The Ecstasy TV - Human Traffic 1999 - How House Music Conquered the World TV - What We Started 2017 -

 

 

44,478.  It is your music, madam, of the house.  William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice V i 98, Nerissa to Portia

 

 

44,479.  I leant upon a high-crack'd window

When sultry summer was spectre-grey

And heard the buzz of house music

I knew t’was here to stay.  esias, House 2011 [cf. Hardy’s A Darkling Thrush]

 

 

44,480.  What in the Hell is that noise?  What noise?  That horrible putrid drivelling racket ... House music?  There’ll be no house music in this house!  Ian Pattison, Rab C Nesbitt, Racket

 

 

44,481.  Clubbing is the most significant British cultural export over the last thirty years.  (House Music & Nightclub)  Idris Elba’s How Clubbing Changed the World, Channel 4 2012

 

44,482.  The beats may have been born in America but modern club culture as we know it is definitely British.  (House Music & Nightclub)  ibid.

 

 

44,483.  House music is most easily recognized by the character and presence of its pulse, which is pronounced by an electronically realized kick drum.  This concept is known as four-on-the-floor and is borrowed from disco music, house’s precursor.  That pulse, seemingly ever-present and ever-constant, actually fluctuates, often in minute increments within a range from 115-130 BPM.  It represents the stable order, the structure against which individual freedom can be asserted.  Kai Fikentscher, Feel the Groove: An Examination of the Interaction Between House Music DJs and Dancers

 

 

44,484.  From my particular end of it, it’s like church.  Because, when you’ve got three thousand people in front of you, that’s three thousand different personalities.  And when those three thousand personalities become one personality, it’s the most amazing thing.  DJ Frankie Knuckles

 

 

44,485.  I wanted to capture the excitement of house music, almost like a four-four beat, and the best way to do that was to use a language that was rhythmic and performative.  Irving Welsh

 

 

46,756.  If another cunt ever calls me the ‘firestarter’, I’ll stab him in the fucking throat.  (Rock & House)  Keith Flint of The Prodigy 2003

 

 

62,311.  One of the biggest revolutions was not political but musical  [House].  By the end of the millennium it would take over the world.  (1990s & House)  The 90s: The Decade that Connected Us: The Countdown s1e6

 

 

101,482.  Saturday night in south London: hundreds of young people are gathering for the latest craze: an acid house party in a disused warehouse.  A Trip Around Acid House, ITV 1988

 

101,483.  Acid house music has been described as a sinister and evil cult which encourages young people to take drugs.  ibid.

 

101,484.  The police step up their campaign against acid house parties.  ibid.

 

 

109,901.  In the 1980s abandoned warehouses were places of broken dreams. Monuments of decay, sweat and toil.  We brought life into these buildings that had never been experienced in these spaces before.  Light, colour, joy, unity and excitement.  This is a story about British clubbing history.  (House Music & Rave)  The Agony & The Ecstasy I: A Perfect Storm, Sky Arts 2017

 

109,902.  The real story is about music and dance.  (House Music & Rave)  ibid.

 

109,903.  ‘You’ve got to come from this country to understand what rave culture is.’  (House Music & Rave)  ibid.  Goldie

 

109,904.  They call it acid house.  Acid.  The name suited the weird disruptive effect of the music which compelled people to dance.  (House Music & Rave)  ibid.

 

109,905.  ‘We found an island that really represented rave culture.  Basically, it was freedom.’  (House Music & Rave & Ibiza)  ibid.  Paul Oakenfold  

 

109,906.  No words could describe that euphoria, that sense of belonging, that possibility.  (House Music & Rave)  ibid.

 

 

110,190.  The cultural seeds that were sown in the late 80s rooted for me in the early 90s; my memories of the era are like a filtered photgraph that eludes the truthful picture.  (House Music & Rave)  The Agony and the Ecstasy II: The People vs The Establishment  

 

110,191.  ‘We really felt that we were against the system; we really believed in ourselves.’  (House Music & Rave & Anarchy)  ibid.  Paul Oakenfold  

 

110,192.  ‘The whole rave scene was a massive rebellion against the authorities.’  (House Music & Rave & Anarchy)  ibid.  D J Slipmatt

 

110,193.  One of the longest and most expensive cases in British legal history at the time, lasting four months … All thirteen of the Spiral Tribe members were acquitted along with a woman who sold pancakes and a man who ran a cycle-powered gyroscope.  (House Music & Rave & Trial)  ibid. 

 

 

110,382.  Today DJs are superstars … They shape pop culture … They have more followers than presidents.  The Agony and the Ecstasy III: Rave to Riches, Paul Oakenfold

 

110,383.  The rave scene in the United Kingdom – that’s when everything changed.  ibid.  

 

110,384.  There was almost something religious about the whole thing.  ibid.

 

 

119,462.  We’re all fucked up in our own way, y’know, but we’re all doing it together.  We’re freestylin’ on the buckle wheel of life, trapped in a world of internal dialogue.  Like Bill Hicks said: ‘It’s an insane world, but I’m proud to be part of it.  Human Traffic 1999 starring John Simm & Lorraine Pilkington & Shaun Parkes & Danny Dyer & Nicola Reynolds & Andrew Lincoln & Dean Davies & Richard Coyle et al, director Justin Kerrigan 

 

110,385.  Dance music became accessible, universal and international.  ibid.

 

 

110,472.  Inner City: Good Life; Expansions: Move Your Body; N-Joi: Anthem; Happy Mondays: Step On; MARRS: Pump Up the Volume; Bizarre Inc: Playing with Knives; A Guy Called Gerald: Voodoo Ray; Joe Smooth: Promised Land; FSOL: Papua New Guinea; SL2: On a Ragga Tip; Lil Louis: French Kiss; The Prodigy: Out of Space; LFO: LFO; Alison Limerick: Where Love Lives; Jungle Brothers: I’ll House You; Moby: Go; D-Mob: We Call It Acieed; Liquid: Sweet Harmony; Orbital: Chime; The Source: You Got the Love.  The Agony & The Ecstasy IV: The After-Party Playlist, Dave Pearce

 

 

121,876.  There is a music that has soundtracked our era.  It has many forms but one beat: ‘Gotta have house music all night long.’  Whether you find your groove in house, techno or electronic dance music, our hedonistic escape into the night has become a priceless commodity.  The bedrock of a business worth billions.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  How Dance Music Conquered the World I: The Beat, BBC 2018

 

121,877.  It started on a few dancefloors with a few pioneers.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,878.  To make the dance music we love, technologies have been conquered.  To create the sound of the future.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,879.  ‘It’s the dominant genre on the planet.’  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,880.  The sound has transformed the lives of countless clubbers and left millions lost in music.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

121,881.  It all started with a beat: four to the floor.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,882.  Two gifted DJs in two inspirational clubs sparked something special.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,883.  ‘Their spirit is feeling something to a higher power.’  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  Chicago DJ

 

121,884.  To this day, the breathtaking innovation of techno’s pioneers has made Chicago a place of pilgrimage for generations of electronic artists.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,885.  In 1986 Pete Tong put together the album that introduced Chicago house to British music fans.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,886.  UK No. 1: Steve Hurley, Jack Your Body.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,887.  Britain had welcomed house and techno with open arms and they quickly warmed to the next boundary-pushing dance genre from Chicago – acid house.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

121,888.  The 4/4 beat behind house and techno was now being successfully recreated by British artists.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

 

121,889.  Millions of us have spent the biggest and best nights of our life clubbing.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  How Dance Music Conquered the World II: The Club

 

121,890.  Narcotically charged hedonism grabbed the headlines.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

121,891.  Hacienda: Manchester now the had the most avant garde nightclub in the world.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.

 

121,892.  A sudden proliferation of ecstasy pills was an undeniable vital part.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.    

 

121,893.  These fields of Albion offered an escape.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

121,894.  Clubbing needed to change.  To scale up and smarten up.  A new generation of entrepreneurs was emerging.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

121,895.  In Cream, Liverpool now boasted the biggest club in Europe.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

    

121,896.  The superclubs had arrived in Britain’s cities.  For the next evolution in the club scene came on the very island that had inspired our dance music culture – Ibiza.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

121,897.  We’re now in the era of electronic dance music – EDM.  (House Music & Music & Nightclub & Club & Party & Dance & Raves)  ibid.  

 

 

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