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 1993 

NINETEENNINETYTHREE

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 THE NEWS

  • Ministry of Sound Record label releases first ever compilation mixed by Tony Humphries and promotes it by projecting their logo onto the House of Commons.

  • Daft Punk meet Stuart Macmillian - owner of Soma Recordings at a rave at Euro Disney. He signs their demo “The New Wave” and an electronic music legend is born.

  • New Order break up whilst on the tour for their album Republic.
    2 Unlimited spend 5 weeks at the top of the UK charts with “No Limit”.

  • The first Radio 1 Essential Mix is broadcast with Pete Tong.

  • 6,000 people rave in the New Year 1993 with Fantazia at Littlecote House near Hungerford, Berkshire

  • Fantazia do their last hardcore event at the Sanctuary, Milton Keynes. 

  • The Criminal Justice Bill is put to Parliament with the new rave clause, defining a ‘rave’ as 100 or more people dancing outdoors to music “mainly comprising of repetitive beats”. New powers for the Police will include the right to detain anyone they believe is heading to an illegal rave and the right to confiscate sound systems.

  • New laws meant the scene started going "legit" with legal raves, clubs and events. This was the start of the super-club era for the likes of Cream, Renaissance and Ministry of Sound.

  • Kiss 102 launches in Manchester (taking the reigns from pirate station Sunset). Presents included Graeme Park, David Dunne, 808 State, Marcus Intalex, John Berry and many more.

  • Leeds nightlife suffers a tragedy as Ali Cooke - resident DJ and co-founder of Back To Basics sadly passed away in a car crash alongside Jos Higgin - the girlfriend of Ralph Lawson.

       Notable albums:

  • Orbital - Orbital [Internal]

  • Hadaway - What is Love [Coconut]

  • Plastikman - Sheet One [Plus 8 Records]

  • Bjork - Debut [One Little Indian]

  • Masters At Work - The Album [Cutting Records]

  • Jam & Spoon ‎– Tripomatic Fairytales [JAM! Dance Pool]

  • Ministry of Sound (The Sessions Volume One)
     

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE

The Future Sound of London - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix 1993

Future Sound of London

GENRE

Eclectic

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

1993

TAGS

BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix, Turntablism

Radio 1 Essential Hotmix - Easter Bank Holiday Weekend 1993

Brothers In Rhythm, Graeme Park, Sasha

GENRE

House / Progressive House

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

1993

TAGS

BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix, Hacienda

Sasha Live on Kiss FM February 1993

Sasha

GENRE

House / Progressive

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

1993

TAGS

Sasha, Kiss 100, Kiss FM

Dave Seaman & Ian Ossia Live From Ark, Leeds 1993

Dave Seaman & Ian Ossia

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

1993

TAGS

Leeds, Ark, Dave Seaman, Brothers in Rhythm

Carl Cox Live from Madisons, Bournemouth UK 1993

Carl Cox

GENRE

Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

1993

TAGS

Techno, Carl Cox

DJ Vertigo & DJ Welly Live from Ark, Preston Uni 1993

DJ Vertigo & DJ Welly

GENRE

House / Oldskool

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

1993

TAGS

ark, Preston, Welly, Vertigo, leeds

Rob Tissera Live from Ark, Leeds, 1993

Rob Tissera

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

1993

TAGS

House, oldskool, ark, leeds