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Leftfield: Bobbing to the top of The Next Big Thing List

Interview by Andy Crysell, Mixmag, January 1992

IT'S NOT often that a band with no definite plans for their next release, without even so much as a recording contract, land a page ...

Leftfield: Release The Pressure!

Interview by Push, Melody Maker, 5 December 1992

CRITICAL ACCLAIM means bugger-all in clubland. Here, an act's reputation is better measured by the number of others sampling them. And, right now, it's impossible ...

Techno: The Sound Warp

Overview by Jon Savage, The Guardian, 22 October 1993

Let me take you on a journey... After the drugs and the digital-industrial dreamscapes, just what is the secret of the mega-successful Techno white dance ...

John Lydon and Leftfield

Interview by Kris Needs, New Musical Express, 27 November 1993

IT'S ONE NIGHT in June '92, long past midnight at the Brixton Academy. The Orb have finished washing the cerebral nether regions of the full-on ...

On Your Marks, Get Set, Gauche: Leftfield: Leftism

Review by David Bennun, Melody Maker, 21 January 1995

Who the f*** are LEFTFIELD? Giant pandas of techno positivism, faceless bores who had a hit with Johnny Rotten, or VR sex pervs? Don't bother ...

Kings of '95: Leftfield

Interview by Calvin Bush, Muzik, January 1996

A nomination for the Mercury Prize. An appearance on Top Of The Pops. Music for the soundtrack to Shallow Grave. Oh, and a gold album. ...

Leftfield: Quiet Storm

Interview by Bethan Cole, i-D, May 1996

Leftfield are dance provocateurs who turned from the quick thrill of the clubland twelve-inch to take their place in the ranks of the unit-shifting, award-winning, ...

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

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


Leftfield: "We Waited. That's What We Did."

Interview by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 11 September 1999

...And eventu-bloody-ally, after four long years, Leftfield have got their she-iiit together on another mighty fine album. Or is it arse?! Have your say! ...

Leftfield: Best in field

Interview by David Bennun, The Guardian, 17 September 1999

Four years ago Leftfield made the Greatest Dance Album of All Time. Then everything went quiet until the release of their new album this month. ...

Leftfield: Rhythm & Stealth (Hard Hands/Higher Ground)

Review by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 18 September 1999


Album of the Year: Never mind Talvin Singh, here's the bollocks...

Interview by Toby Manning, Jockey Slut, December 1999

High above central London, Jockey Slut assembled an illustrious panel to debate, Mercury Prize-style, the album of the year in the plush environs of Home's ...

Leftfield: X-tra Limmathaus. Zurich

Live Review by Toby Manning, Select, July 2000

"THE ENGINEER'S been and had a look," winces Leftfield's Neil Barnes, taking a pained sip of coffee. "It's still not working." It seems Leftfield are ...

Leftfield: O2 Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 16 May 2017

Steam rose from a crowd determined to rave, whatever their age. By the finale, soaked bodies littered the floor of the foyer ...


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