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My Year of Mixtapes Week 49: Golden Era Happy Hardcore

My Year of Mixtapes Week 49: Golden Era Happy Hardcore

About the show

Playing tracks by

DJ Pooch, DJ Ham & Poosie, DJ Seduction, Substate, Seduction & Eruption and more.

Another happy hardcore tape. Hate all you want—I LOVE THIS STUFF SO DANG MUCH AND I WILL NOT BE DISSUADED.

Like jungle, happy hardcore spent 1993 breaking away from the old breakbeat hardcore rave paradigm, and 1994 finding its own identity. By 1995 it had really come into its own as a distinct genre—still tied to jungle and rave, but with its own unique sound and aesthetic. It lasted for a couple of years before devolving into an even-cheesier breakbeat-free kind of hyperpop for the Dance Dance Revolution crowd (much like jungle eventually evolved into clownstep drum & bass).
Anywho, this tape focuses those prime years for UK Happy Hardcore, 1995-1997. Enjoy!

Comments

Anthony Barker

Love it absolutely awesome. Miss those days x

dronecall13

Omg memory blast :)

Sake Wu
Sake Wu

Oh, it sounds like being 16 again! Thank you <3

Daisen Deekoy Ponce

the good old days.... man do i miss them so so much thanks for the great memories through this kick ass mix....

bottombasher

INDEE!!! KEEP LIVING YOUR LOVE!!!

LucVNO
LucVNO

Sweetness!!!!!! =]

meanbucket

Nice on Chrissy great mix! Cheers for including the Tvyks X Cmonts track!