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Paul Oakenfold (1999)

Interview by Frank Broughton, Rock's Backpages Audio, 7 April 1999

The superstar DJ in wide-ranging discussion about DJ'ing and dance culture, from getting into hip hop and House to stadium tours with U2; the impact of Ecstasy; the performing DJ; remixing, and the techniques behind rocking a dancefloor.

File format: mp3; file size: 52.7mb, interview length: 57' 31" sound quality: ****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Paul Oakenfold: DJ Of The Month

Profile and Interview by Simon Witter, i-D, August 1987

PAUL OAKENFOLD, apart from being one of the harder working men in showbusiness, is a perfect example of the late 80s London soul phenomenon: the ...

"Acid is going underground. It's got to go that way because of all the fuss. The media are out to kill it"

Report and Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 22 October 1988

So where do we go from here, matey? Acid guru PAUL OAKENFOLD talks to Paolo Hewitt ...

Paul Oakenfold: Pick and Re-Mix

Profile and Interview by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 15 July 1994

Paul Oakenfold's new record has only his name on the cover. But he isn't a musician. He's the emperor of DJs ...

House Music: Promised Land

Overview by John McCready, Face, The, August 1997

What have we got to celebrate after ten years of non-stop ecstatic dancing? Loads, says John McCready ...

Acid House: '88 State

Retrospective and Interview by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 25 April 1998

Disco biscuits, gurning, raves, sartorial bonkersness, and, um, Guru Josh! The ACID HOUSE scene brought us many things when it exploded in 1988; it also ...

Trance: New Invader on the Dance Floor

Report by Simon Reynolds, New York Times, The, 29 November 1998

THE ESPERANTO of electronic dance music, trance is probably the most popular rave sound in the world. Although this kinetic, hypnotic music has maintained a ...

Trance: New Invader on the Dance Floor

Report by Simon Reynolds, New York Times, The, 29 November 1998

THE ESPERANTO of electronic dance music, trance is probably the most popular rave sound in the world. Although this kinetic, hypnotic music has maintained a ...

Basement Jaxx, Pet Shop Boys et al: Creamfields, Old Liverpool Airfield

Live Review by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 4 September 1999

THE SCOUSE THAT JAXX THRILLED ...

Clubs: USA Special! America: What Time Is Love?

Report by Bill Brewster, Face, The, September 2000

Dance music conquers America! Yes, really, this time! Bill Brewster on how Sasha, Oakie and Fatboy Slim are taking on the last bastion of rock'n'roll ...

Paul Oakenfold

Interview by Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, June 2002

TWO YEARS AGO, Paul Oakenfold was getting profoundly bored. The original post-acid house superstar DJ, known to friends and relatives as ‘Oakey’ and to the ...

Superstar DJs: Here We Go! by Dom Phillips

Book Review by Robert Sandall, Sunday Times, The, 1 March 2009

They're mostly gone now, but back in the 1990s Britain's superjocks could coin thousands for a single night. A lucid history charts their excesses ...

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