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Last Night A DJ Saved My Life: The History Of The Disc Jockey By Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton (Headline Pbk £12 99)

Dave Rimmer, The Wire, November 1999

ONE NIGHT IN the summer of 1996 I went to a rave in an unfashionable district of Prague. It was in a community hall on a housing estate, and the bill was a mixed bag: some locals, a Berlin Trance DJ from the MFS stable, a Vienna-based English DJ in the Techno traveller mould, and House legend Marshall Jefferson. Except Jefferson never showed up.

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