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Itchy and Scratchy: In Praise of the Basement Boys

Barney Hoskyns,, March 2007

BEING OF a certain (old) age, I’ve pretty much grown out of dance culture. If I’m really honest, I was already semi-alienated before the rave era kicked in. And this is a guy who once spent more time listening to obscure disco 12-inchers than to skuzzy punk singles – who thought Patrick Adams was way more important than Patrik Fitzgerald.

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