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Maurice Joshua

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze)

A1 This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze) (S&T Mix) (7:22)
A2 This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze) (Deep Dub) (5:58)
AA This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze) (K&T Mix) (6:24)

Breakout

Cat No: USAT 650
Released: 1988
Out Of Stock

Simon Harris

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Here Comes That Sound

A1 Here Comes That Sound (Perfect Beat Mix) (6:10)
A2 Here Comes That Sound (Acid Fingers Breakdown) (2:50)
B1 Only A Demo (Acid Fingers Rap Session) (5:00)
B2 Only A Demo (Acid Fingers Instrumental) (4:55)

FFRR

Cat No: FFRX 12
Released: 1988

£4.00

Vanilla Sound Corps

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Passion

A Passion (8:30)
B1 Passion Dub (7:30)
B2 I'm Starvin (4:30)

The House Of Chaos

Cat No: CHAOS 121
Released: 1989
Out Of Stock

M|A|R|R|S

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Pump Up The Volume

A Pump Up The Volume (5:08)
AA Anitiиa (The First Time I See She Dance) (6:38)

4AD

Cat No: BAD 707
Released: 1987

£6.50

Mark Moore & S'Express

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Theme From S·Xpress (The Return Trip)

A Theme From S·Xpress (Tony De Vit Mix) (8:51)
B Theme From S·Xpress (Aquarius "Party On The Orient Express" Mix) (7:36)

Rhythm King Records

Cat No: SEXY 9T
Released: 1996

£6.00

Adamski

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Liveandirect

A1 N-R-G (Parts 1 & 2) (3:08)
A2 I Dream Of You (2:05)
A3 Tekno Krisna (2:12)
A4 The Bassline Changed My Life (2:49)
A5 In Your Face (2:54)
A6 Magik Piano (3:11)
B1 You. Me. House (2:16)
B2 A Brand New World (2:51)
B3 M25 (3:17)
B4 I Love Teknology (Part 1) (2:42)
B5 Rap You In Sound (2:59)
B6 Into Orbit (2:19)
B7 Love And Life (2:38)

MCA Records Ltd.

Cat No: MCL 1900
Released: 1989

£7.00

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

£4.00

Adrenalin M.O.D.

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

O-O-O

A O-O-O (Extended Parkside Remix) (5:28)
B O-O-O (Instrumental Parkside Remix) (5:17)

MCA Records Ltd.

Cat No: RAGAX 2
Released: 1988

£6.00

By All Means

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Somebody Save Me

A1 Somebody Save Me (Garage Mix) (5:48)
A2 Somebody Save Me (Album Mix) (4:29)
B1 Somebody Save Me (Emotion Mix) (6:00)
B2 Somebody Save Me (Bonus Beats) (2:00)

4th & Broadway

Cat No: 12 BRW 114
Released: 1988

£6.00

Various

Format: Vinyl Compilation
Genre: Acid House

Best Of House Volume 4

A1 Royal House Party People (Club Rub Dub Rub) (Rubber Dub) (5:24)
A2 Bam Bam Give It To Me (Double Trouble Remix) (5:30)
A3 The Beatmasters Rok Da House (Remix) (6:40)
A4 Raze Caught U Cheatin (Grey Ink Mix) (6:02)
B1 Jack E Makossa The Opera House (Blue Ink Mix) (6:39)
B2 Mayday Nude Photo 88 (Club Mix) (4:49)
B3 Bomb The Bass Beat Dis (Extended Mix) (5:13)
B4 The Jam Machine Funky (Lets Go) (Serious House Mix) (4:31)

Serious Records

Cat No: BEHO4
Released: 1988

£5.00

Choice M.C.

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Let's Make Some Noise

Oz Side
A1 Let's Make Some Noise
A2 Noise Dub
Tony Side
B1 This Is The B Side (Tony D. Mix)
B2 This Is The B Side (Todd Terry Production Mix)
B3 This Is The B Side (Oz Mix)

Gee Street

Cat No: GEET 11
Released: 1989

£4.00

Simon Harris

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Here Comes That Sound

A1 Here Comes That Sound (Perfect Beat Mix) (6:10)
A2 Here Comes That Sound (Acid Fingers Breakdown) (2:50)
Remix - Acid Fingers
B1 Only A Demo (Acid Fingers Rap Session) (5:00)
Remix - Acid Fingers
B2 Only A Demo (Acid Fingers Instrumental) (4:55)
Remix - Acid Fingers

FFRR

Cat No: FFRX 12
Released: 1988

£6.00

Mirage

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Jack Mix II

Jack Mix II (7:34)
B Move On Out (4:20)

Debut Edge Records

Cat No: DEBTX 3022
Released: 1987

£4.50

Various

Format: Vinyl Compilation
Genre: Acid House

Street Sounds 88-1

A1 Mel & Kim That's The Way It Is (6:48)
A2 Tongue N Cheek Nobody Can Love Me (Live In Little Venice Remix) (5:39)
A3 Mirage (12) Jack Mix VII (6:20)
A4 T.C. Curtis Get Out Of My Life (7:00)
A5 MSG I Can Tell (4:15)
B1 Bomb The Bass Beat Dis (Extended Dis) (5:51)
B2 Smith & Mighty Anyone (5:50)
B3 Masquerade Real Thing Mix (6:50)
B4 Eleanore Mills You Can't Have My Dreams (6:07)
B5 Cousin Rachel You Give Me So Much (No Way Out Remix) (6:27)

Street Sounds

Cat No: STSND 881
Released: 1988

£4.50

S'Express

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Acid House

Hey Music Lover

A Hey Music Lover (G-OO-D Vibration Mix) (6:44)
B1 Have A Nice Day (5:31)
B2 Hey Music Lover (Music Is My Life Mix) (4:29)

Rhythm King Records

Cat No: LEFT 30T
Released: 1989

£4.00

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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.