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Marshall Jefferson


Marshall Jefferson (1986)

Interview by Simon Witter, Rock's Backpages Audio, July 1986

The 'Move Your Body' man on the people and clubs that beget House music, the endless Trax Records rip-offs, and a definition of House itself.

File format: mp3; file size: 38.9mb; Interview length: 42' 30"; sound quality: ***


Chicago House: Last Night A DJ Saved My Life, Part 1

Report and Interview by Frank Owen, Melody Maker, August 1986

In the first of two instalments, Atlantic-hopping Frank Owen introduces DJ International, home of CHICAGO HOUSE music, the finest club beat of the moment ...

Sample and Hold: The House Sound of Chicago

Report by Sheryl Garratt, Face, The, September 1986

"Sue the bastards!" WE'VE BEEN IN Chicago for two hours now, and for reasons too ridiculous to explain we are sitting in an Armenian restaurant talking ...

Let's Get Spiritual – Deep House

Report by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, December 1988

As House approaches its third birthday, and the classical club sound of Deep House and Garage Music asserts itself on Acid-fatigued dancefloors, SIMON WITTER reports ...

Marshall Jefferson: Marshall Lore

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, February 1989

Over the last three years, former post office worker MARSHALL JEFFERSON's work as producer, writer and arranger, has resulted in some of the best House ...

Marshall Jefferson: Moving House

Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Face, The, September 1994

I FIRST MET MARSHALL Jefferson in 1986, in his native Chicago. House was just starting to bloom there, and he was working on 'Move Your ...

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life: The History Of The Disc Jockey By Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton (Headline Pbk £12 99)

Book Review by Dave Rimmer, Wire, The, November 1999

ONE NIGHT IN the summer of 1996 I went to a rave in an unfashionable district of Prague. It was in a community hall on ...

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