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Bassomatic

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

In The Realm Of The Senses Remix

A1 In The Realm Of The Senses (Funky Paradise Mix)
A2 In The Realm Of The Senses (Bonus Paradise Mix)
AA1 In The Realm Of The Senses (UFO O.D. Mix)
AA2 In The Realm Of The Senses (Burrito Beat Mix)

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Virgin

Cat No: VSTX 1265
Released: 1990

£7.00

The KLF

Format: Vinyl 7 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Last Train To Trancentral (Live From The Lost Continent)

A Last Train To Trancentral (Live From The Lost Continent - Radio Edit) (3:39)
B Last Train To Trancentral (The Iron Horse - Radio Edit) (4:13)

KLF Communications

Cat No: KLF 008
Released: 1991

£3.50

Orbital

Format: Vinyl 7 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Chime (Edit)

A Chime (Edit) (3:15)
B Deeper (Edit) (4:05)

FFRR

Cat No: F 135
Released: 1990

£5.00

D Mob & Gary Haisman

Format: Vinyl 7 Inch
Genre: Acid House

We Call It Acieed

A We Call It Acieed
B We Call It Acieed ("Matey" Instrumental)

FFRR

Cat No: FFR 13
Released: 1988

£5.50

Bassomatic

Format: Vinyl 7 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Fascinating Rhythm

A Fascinating Rhythm (Loud Edit)
B Fascinating Rhythm (Soul Odyssey Mix)

Virgin

Cat No: VS 1274
Released: 1990

£4.50

Various

Format: Vinyl Compilation
Genre: Acid House

Upfront Eleven

A1 S'Express Theme From S Express (Extended Mix) (5:17)
A2 Phuture Slam (Trax Over-Ride Mix) (5:40)
A3 By All Means I Surrender To Your Love (Album Version) (4:39)
A4 Royal House Can You Party (Remix) (6:04)
A5 Barbara Lynn You Make Me So Hot (Album Version) (7:00)
B1 Steven Dante I'm Too Scared (Acid Instrumental Mix ‒ Danny 'D' Remix) (4:08)
B2 Cybertron Turntable Do It (5:00)
B3 Mr. Lee Feels Good (Acid Trax Mix) (5:57)
B4 Reese & Santonio Back To The Beat (With The Sound) (6:00)
B5 Taurus Boyz & Kevin Henry You Are The One (Essential Club Mix) (6:05)
B6 Disco Twins & Starchild (17) Do That Right (Radio Mix) (3:40)

Serious Records

Cat No: UPFT 11
Released: 1988

£6.50

Various

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Bootleg

A1 Massive Attack Unfinished Sympathy
A2 Frankie Knuckles Tears
B1 Hardfloor Hardtrance Acperience
B2 The Prodigy Your Love

Not On Label

Cat No: none

£5.00

Bam Bam

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Give It To Me (Remix)

A Give It To Me (Double Trouble Extended Remix) (6:35)
B1 Give It To Me (Original Version) (5:41)
B2 Give It To Me (Instrumental Mix) (4:33)

Serious Records

Cat No: OUSX 10
Released: 1988

£8.00
£4.00

Various

Format: Vinyl Compilation
Genre: Acid House

Acid Trance

A1 The Smiley People It Makes Me Haaappy
A2 M.A.D.M. To The Acid House (Whistle Lampin)
A3 Bubbleena Ah Ha Ha Ha Haaa (Alright Matey Mix)
B1 Blip Blop In A Trance (Doo It)
B2 Jeuce Zoooommm
B3 Thieves Of Bagdad Let Me Hear You Scream

Blue Chip

Cat No: BLUE AC LP 1
Released: 1988
Out Of Stock

Coldcut & Lisa Stansfield

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

People Hold On

A Coldcut & Lisa Stansfield People Hold On (Full Length Disco Mix) (9:25)
B Coldcut Yes, Yes, Yes (Hedmaster Mix) (5:41)

Ahead Of Our Time

Cat No: CCUT 5T
Released: 1989

£6.50

MC Torro

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

London Kills Me / Many Ways

A London Kills Me
AA Many Ways

Nuff Tuff Music

Cat No: NTD 003
Released: 1992

£5.00

Feet Inc. & Ace

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Mia Mora Italia

A Mia Mora Italia (Local Mix)
B1 Mia Mora Italia (Corleone Mix)
B2 Mia Mora Italia (Radio Mix)

Vinyl Lab Records

Cat No: VL. 008T

£5.00

Jolly Roger

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Acid Man (Techno Mix)

A Acid Man (Techno Mix) (6:04)
B1 Acid Man (Original Mix) (5:00)
B2 Acid Man (Happy Mix) (4:52)

10 Records

Cat No: TENR 236
Released: 1988

£4.50

Pat Nice

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Mixed Plate EP

A1 Give Up The Goods
B1 12
B2 Then And Now

DeepFix Records

Cat No: DFX 001
Released: 2005

£7.00

Shamen, The

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Pro>gen / Progen

A Progen (Land Of Oz Mix)
Engineer - Steve Osborne Featuring - Mr. C Mixed By - Paul Oakenfold
B Light-Span
Remix - Ben Chapman

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One Little Indian

Cat No: 036TP 12
Released: 1990

£8.00

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Information on the Acid House genre

Origins in Chicago

The first acid house records were produced in Chicago, Illinois. Phuture, a group founded by Nathan "DJ Pierre" Jones, Earl "Spanky" Smith Jr., and Herbert "Herb J" Jackson, is credited with having been the first to use the TB-303 in the house music context (the instrument appeared as early as 1983 in disco via Alexander Robotnick). The group's 12-minute "Acid Tracks" was recorded to tape and was played by DJ Ron Hardy at the Music Box, where Hardy was resident DJ. Hardy once played it four times over the course of an evening until the crowd responded favorably.

Chicago's house music scene was suffering from a massive crack down of parties and events by the police. Sales of house records were dwindling and by 1988, the genre was selling less than a tenth as many records as at the height of the style's popularity. However, house and especially acid house was beginning to experience a massive surge in popularity in Britain.


The London house-music scene

London's club Shoom opened in November 1987 and was one of the first clubs to introduce acid house to the clubbing public of England. It was opened by Danny Rampling and his wife. The club was extremely exclusive and featured thick fog, a dreamy atmosphere and acid house. This period began what some call the Second Summer of Love, a movement credited with a reduction in football hooliganism: instead of fights, football fans were listening to music, taking ecstasy, and joining the other club attendees in a peaceful movement often paralleled to the Summer of Love in San Francisco in the 1960s. However, the Second Summer of Love is generally considered much less politicized than its namesake, and is often seen as hedonistic and self-indulgent.

Another club called Trip was opened in June 1988 by Nick Holloway at the Astoria in London's West End. Trip was geared directly towards the acid house music scene. It was known for its intensity and stayed open until 3 AM. The patrons would spill into the streets chanting and drew the police on regular occasions. The reputation that occurrences like this created along with the UK's strong anti-club laws started to make it increasingly difficult to offer events in the conventional club atmosphere. Considered illegal in London during the late 80s, after-hour clubbing was against the law. However, this did not stop the club-goers from continuing after-hours dancing. Police would raid the after-hour parties, so the groups began to assemble inside warehouses and other inconspicuous venues in secret, hence also marking the first developments of the rave. Raves were well attended at this time and consisted of single events or moving series of parties thrown by production companies or unlicensed clubs. Two well-known groups at this point were Sunrise, who held particularly massive outdoor events, and Revolution in Progress (RIP), known for the dark atmosphere and hard music at events which were usually thrown in warehouses or at Clink Street, a South East London nightclub housed in a former jail.

The Sunrise group threw several large acid house raves in England which gathered serious press attention. In 1988 they threw "Burn It Up," 1989 brought "Early Summer Madness," "Midsummer Night's Dream," and "Back to the Future." They advertised huge sound systems, fairground rides, foreign DJs, and other attractions. Many articles were written sensationalizing these parties and the results of them, focusing especially on the drug use and out-of-control nature that the media perceived.

In September 1989, Sunrise held the largest Acid House rave ever, just outside Reigate in Surrey. In the fields adjacent to the school playing fields at Hartswood (between Woodhatch and Sidlow Bridge), the rave took place and lasted from 10pm on the Saturday night until late into Sunday night. It was estimated that nearly 20,000 attended during the weekend, and car queues stretched 4 miles, from the top of Reigate Hill to the Hartswood fields. It was widely covered by the press and television.