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Acid Crackdown: Get Right Off One Chummy

Paolo Hewitt, Sean O'Hagan, Steven Wells, NME, 19 November 1988

With the hysteria now reaching fever pitch and questions being asked in the (non-Acid) House, NME calls a time out to assess the damage in the tab-mad tabloid's ongoing war against the evil monster of Acid House.

STEVEN WELLS wades into the ocean of media overkill; SEAN O'HAGAN attempts to unravel the facts from the scaremongering fiction about the 'drug explosion', and PAOLO HEWITT asks the ground-breaking DJs: Where next for the House scene?

Total word count of piece: 2642

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