uk TALK In Conversation with Steve Procter From Eric's to Ibiza, punk, futurist, Balearic, acid house
and much, much more, DJ, remixer, producer, recording artist and promoter, Steve Procter, returns to Liverpool to discuss his decades in music.
The effortlessly euphoric Weeknd track, Nocturnal, kicks us off brilliantly and more than an hour later (should you buy the deluxe edition, which you really should), we've progressed through banging house, soul, Beyonce-like r'n'b and bitterly punchy pop, dropping in acid house
and electro introspection along the way.
Glastonbury 2014 playing Bez's Acid House
tent at the Unfairground.
THIS, their eighth studio album, jumps between pop, acid house
and sci-fi ambience, but it does have stand-out moments as good as anything they've done before, such as the panting, pared-down urgency of Go with rapper Q Tip and Taste Of Honey, which has a bee taking the lead groove, buzzing between the speakers.
And in Strawberry Stilettos they've even managed to create what can only be described as acid house
line dance reminiscent of The Shamen's Ebeneezer Goode.
Seminal acid house
outfit 808 State are celebrating 25 years of their classic Pacific State - with a party at Glasgow's O2 ABC on Saturday.
The best bits of Syro are just great: the shades of acid house
in "4 bit 9d api+e+6 [126.
THIS must be what people who weren't clubbing at the Hacienda in Bad acid house
outfits aside, a Katy Perry made sure the first night of her Prismatic tour was a colourful one, with a cat catsuit, an Egyptian-themed look - complete with horse, for the song Dark Horse - and some hippy chic.
The gang was led by Tony Colston-Haytor, who threw the notorious Acid House
raves in the Home Counties which sparked controversy in 1989.
They will spin the best of house, nu-disco, electro and acid house
grooves from today and times gone by.
The Gibb Street Warehouse at the Custard Factory - formerly Space 2 - has been slated as a new, bespoke clubbing space which harks back to the raw industrial feel of the early acid house
Paula describes a three day family affair of blissed out Sunshine Pop, Funk and Soul, Psychedelic Folk and Acid House
Disco parties, workshops, Poetry, lovely food and local ales.