6 of the Best… Steel City Rockers

Before they gained their international reputation for outré electronica, Warp records were a killer proto-rave label with outstanding Sheffield bleep tunes by the likes of the (then unknown) Aphex Twin, Tricky Disco, Nightmares on Wax, Sweet Excorcist and Coco Steel and Lovebomb. Known for their outrageous sub bass, these tunes rocked the Northern acid house scene with a vengeance. The raw electronic minimalism drew crowds in their thousands to disorganized parties at service stations on the M1 and M62 and raves in mosques and abandoned school houses.

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