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Hard House......is it long dead?

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by butcher, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. butcher

    butcher boner at the ready

    While listening to a top notch Tom Harding Mix in the motor today, I was wondering if Hard House still exists? Eg Honeypot tunes, Captain Tinrib, anything with hoovers and hooks......

    Or did it die with the last vestiges of my youth.........
     
  2. DJ Squelch

    DJ Squelch King Of Insides

    I think it died about 2003. It went a bit technoey for a while (Organ donors etc) & I thought it might do something slightly more interesting but then seemed to vere off into overly-cheeese hardtrance directions which put me right off. Music for Mixmag readers now adays I recon, it used to be quite the music of the "alternatine scene" in brighton in the late 90s early naughties but not now. To be honest I think 95% of the old stuff is crap that I'd be glad to sell on.
     
  3. Fiended***

    Fiended*** Well-Known Member

    lock-n-load bloy ya mind. Classic!
     
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  4. Blagsta

    Blagsta Minimum cage, maximum cage

    creatively it died in 1997 or thereabouts
     
  5. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    I've found that my iTunes has been polluted by a shitload of hard house compilations and mixes, every one of them bollocks :mad: I should know better than to blindly import things from people at work.
     
  6. killer b

    killer b Ennui Rollins

    true. although personally i date it to july 2nd 1998.

    i swapped most of my hardhouse for a big stack of psychic tv & throbbing gristle stuff about 5 years ago. best thing for it imo...
     
  7. purplex

    purplex New Member

    no its not dead, it was an umbrella term for quite a wide range of musical styles anyway, nights still go on, tidy tunes weekenders still happen, banging tunes was a pretty good online forum for the scene.
     
  8. DJ Squelch

    DJ Squelch King Of Insides

    I just noticed that Banging Tunes seem to have stopped selling music & is now just a forum. I remember when they started as a shop in Brighton where the Komedia now is.
     
  9. sam/phallocrat

    sam/phallocrat Denarian + 1 R.I.P.

  10. Spandex

    Spandex Well-Known Member

    Is that when tony De Vit died? Fucking hell - 11 years ago :eek:
     
  11. mrs quoad

    mrs quoad usage breakfast sausage breakfast sa

    :cool:
     

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