As Channel 4 and Dazed Digital delve into Jungle Fever– we pick some classics from the era.
For those of you who have been enjoying Channel 4 and Dazed Magasine’s “Music Nation” series, a collection of short documentaries focusing on cult music/youth scences – you’ll be equally pleased to know that all of the episodes are now available for streaming via the dazed digital website.
The final episode of series – Jungle Fever is directed by Ollie Evans and charts the rise and fall of one of Britain’s most vibrant and uniquely homegrown scenes. Featuring veterans Fabio & Grooverider, DJ Hype, Kenny Ken, Brockie and more… it’s hard not to get nostalgic when some of the first electronic dance music you ever heard, so happened to be part of the soundtrack to your early teens.
In honour of this excellent short documentary, here’s a whistle stop tour of some favourite tracks picked from the era: Big, Bad & Heavy.
Leviticus – Burial
Lennie De Ice – We Are I.E.
Deep Blue – The Helicopter Tune
The Rufige Kru – V.I.P. Rider’s Ghost
Bodysnatch – Euphony (Just 4 U London)