Growing out of Belgian ‘Hoover’ tracks (seemingly featuring the sounds of insanely trumpeting harmonic vacuum cleaners) by the likes of T99, and old hardcore tunes such as Beltram’s ‘Energy Flash’, a Dutch strain of rave added an absurdly fast Roland 909 drum machine to the music. This shuddering, rapid kick-drum sound took off in Rotterdam, which was attempting to distinguish itself from the tasteful house music scene in Amsterdam, and echo ...
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