Episode 15: Scorpio – From fields to festivals & a load of sweatboxes in-between

ROAR: The ’90s Rave Podcast goes hard with Scorpio, one of the most loved rave DJs of the 1990s. In this 90-minute interview, Scorps – AKA Simon Mitchell – talks about how he helped build the UK’s hardcore techno scene from his small corner of the Southwest, became a crowd-pleasing resident at Helter Skelter‘s famous ‘Technodrome‘, and brought harder styles […]

Episode 10: Force & Styles, Part Two – MC Junior’s brown eyed girl & Dougal’s first beer

In the second and final part of our exclusive rare joint interview with Force & Styles, ROAR talks to the renowned happy hardcore about their much-loved MC Junior’s incarceration, passing and unique recording style – including a surprising revelation about one of their biggest hits – and how they came to work with esteemed vocalist […]

Episode 9: Force & Styles, Part One – Happy Hardcore’s peak, chart interest & THAT crisis DJ meeting

The day’s finally arrived as we launch episode one of our rare exclusive interview with Force & Styles.The much-loved duo Darren Styles and Paul Hobbs tell R.O.A.R: The ’90s Rave Podcast how they came to be the scene’s biggest act, and struggled to balance interest from the mainstream music industry with what ravers wanted on […]

Episode 6 – Luna-C, Part Two – Fame, groupies & Ian Beale

Kniteforce Records breakbeat hardcore legend Luna-C (AKA Christopher Howell) completes his fascinating two-part interview with R.O.A.R: The ’90s Rave Podcast by recalling the time when he found fame, fortune and girls with the Smart-Es, how Posh Spice helped him set up his label, and EastEnders’ Ian Beale was rude to him – plus find out […]

Episode 5: Luna-C, Part One – Rave Commandments, depression & happy drugs

Kniteforce Records breakbeat hardcore legend Luna-C (AKA Christopher Howell) joins ROAR: The 90s Rave Podcast for the first of a typically frank two-part interview to discuss how he set up the longest-running label in hardcore, was inspired to create music by bouts of depression, and why his records were so popular – plus we test […]

Episode 4: Slipmatt, Part Two – Acid House, The Prodigy & kisses from Kylie

Godfather of Hardcore DJ Slipmatt rounds off his exclusive two-part interview with ROAR: The 90s Rave Podcast where he discusses his early days in the rave scene, briefly becoming a pop star and his pals The Prodigy – plus we test his memory with a Slipmatt Megamix of his own tunes!

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