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Basement Jaxx

Basement Jaxx

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High In The Basement

Report and Interview by Bethan Cole, i-D, August 1996

As the tired ritual of corporate house culture burns itself out, something low key is rising from the ashes. It's eclectic, it's experimental and it's ...

London — Basement Jaxx

Report and Interview by Andy Crysell, The Face, March 1999

Stupid dancing in a dirty Camberwell pub ...

Basement Jaxx: House That Jaxx Built

Interview by Simon Reynolds, The Wire, May 1999

WITHOUT FANFARE, House has crept forward to become the leading edge of dance culture again — just like it was over a decade ago. It's ...

First Cuts: Today's New Names, Tomorrow's Big Stars... Basement Jaxx

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, June 1999

Hedonistic, house-based groovers with attitude ...


Report by Carl Loben, Melody Maker, 5 June 1999

Orbit's minute-by-minute descent into delirium ...

Basement Jaxx, Pet Shop Boys et al: Creamfields, Old Liverpool Airfield

Live Review by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 4 September 1999


Basement Jaxx: Academy, Manchester ****

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 16 November 1999

Big cheese party ...

Basement Jaxx: Kish Kash

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 21 October 2003

DANCE IS DEAD!, proclaim the British broadsheet press. No it isn't!, they say again, three months later, It's just gone underground again!. Whatever, Basement Jaxx ...

Basement Jaxx: Kish Kash

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, 13 November 2003

MAYBE THEY COULD change their names to the Jaxxes. With half-assed rock bands now enjoying all the hype once reserved for half-assed DJ acts, it's ...

Basement Jaxx: Kash In Hand

Report and Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 2 January 2004

IN THEIR 10 years together, Basement Jaxx have sold more than two million albums, won a Brit Award for Best Dance Act and generally been ...

Basement Jaxx/Goldie Lookin' Chain: Bristol Canons Marsh

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, The Times, August 2004

AFTER A SLUGGISH start, the finale of Bristol's Grolsh Summer Set shows felt like a largely triumphant affair on Wednesday. Local acts featured on the ...

Itchy and Scratchy: In Praise of the Basement Boys

Comment by Barney Hoskyns,, March 2007

BEING OF a certain (old) age, I’ve pretty much grown out of dance culture. If I’m really honest, I was already semi-alienated before the rave era ...


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