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 1994 

NINETEENNINETYFOUR

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 THE NEWS

  • Orbital’s 1994 Glastonbury appearance was credited with converting an entirely new audience to dance music

  • Mixmag create the first "Superstar DJ" with Sasha's "Son of God" cover shoot.

  • DJ duo Kemistry & Storm (Kemi Olusanya and Jayne Conneely) teamed up with Goldie to launch the massively influential drum ’n’ bass label Metalheadz.

  • Cream launched in Ibiza.

  • Criminal Justice and Public Order Act (1994) became law which clamped down hard on underground raves with severe penalties for trespassing, unauthorised camping and raving.

  • Kiss 102 begins broadcasting across Manchester.

  • 150,000 protestor against the Criminal Justice Act gathered across London over three days in May, July & October. 

  • 10,000 people descended on Wembley Stadium for the ‘Strictly Underground’ fully licensed and legal New Years rave.

  • Paul van Dyk releases “For an Angel” on his album “45 RPM’.

  • Manumission launched as a mixed gay night at Club Equinox in Manchester, relocating to Ku Nightclub in Ibiza.

  • Danny Rampling and Tim Westwood join BBC Radio 1.

  • Opening of Cafe Mambo in Ibiza.

  • Tidy Trax launches and brings in a new era of Hard House.

       Notable albums:

  • Massive Attack - Protection [Virgin]

  • Portishead - Dummy [Go! Discs]

  • The Prodigy - Music for the Jilted Generation [XL Recordings]

  • 4 Hero - Parallel Universe [Reinforced Records]

  • Robert Hood - Internal Empire [Tresor]

  • Paul van Dyk - 45RPM [MFS]

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE

Tony De Vit at Time Flies, Cardiff City Hall - 09/12/94

Tony De Vit

GENRE

Hard House, House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Recording

1994

TAGS

Time Flies, Tidy

Tony De Vit at Time Flies, Cardiff City Hall - 14/05/94

Tony De Vit

GENRE

Hard House, House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Recording

1994

TAGS

Time Flies, Tidy

Jon Pleased Wimmin Essential Mix 16-07-1994

Jon Pleased Wimmin

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

1994

TAGS

BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix

Jeremy Healy Live at Swoon in Stafford, 1994

Jeremy Healy

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Recording

1994

TAGS

Old School

All Black - Jungle Fever Documentary

BBC 2

GENRE

Jungle

TYPE

YEAR

Documentary

1994

TAGS

Jungle, Drum & Bass, Documentary, BBC

Graeme Park & Pete Tong Live at Cream Liverpool 1994

Graeme Park, Pete Tong

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

1994

TAGS

Cream, Liverpool, Pete Tong

The Steve Mason Experience - BFBS Radio - 23.07.1994

Steve Mason

GENRE

Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

1994

TAGS

BFBS, Techno, Acid

Jeremy Healy - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix 1994

Jeremy Healy

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

1994

TAGS

Essential Mix, Jeremy Healy, Piano House