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Black Box, Guru Josh, Orbital, 808 State et al: Energy, Docklands Arena, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, Smash Hits, 2 May 1990

TYPICAL SO-called "raves" (i.e. those massive dance parties held in cornfields off the M2S) don't usually start 'til gone midnight. Energy, which bills itself as ...

Adamski: This Is The Life!

Interview by William Shaw, Smash Hits, 5 September 1990

The lucky swine! Adamski's record company has given him loads of money to go to LA, record some songs, rub shoulders with the stars, quaff ...

Adamski: The Adamant Alchemist

Interview by Simon Reynolds, The Observer, 23 September 1990

CHAOS IS a word with special resonance for Adam Tinley, better known as Adamski. He even named his canine companion Dis after Discordia, the goddess ...

Adamski: Doctor Adamski's Musical Pharmacy (MCA)

Review by Tom Doyle, Smash Hits, 17 October 1990

THIS IS Adamski's proper studio LP and it marks the end of his transformation from underground rave king to madly grinning pop star. Of course, ...

Adamski: Naughty (MCA)

Review by Everett True, Melody Maker, 16 May 1992

HE'D HAD his day almost the moment he appeared, hadn't he? ...


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