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Oldskool Hardcore Rave (3/10) - 19-12-19

It seems that the only type of music I'm finding currently on Soundcloud is Oldskool Rave music. Am I complaining? Nope, not really. I am really excited to find mixes that contain 'new' music to my ears. And seeing as I wasn't around during the heydays of UK Rave music, I have got a lot to catch up to. The other day I found a mix containing more than 130 records in an hour long mix, today it's a mix with 40 records, mixed into two hours and 10 minutes long mix. All 91 and 92 anthems. It's like we are having another Christmas day: every day we find new treats!

This mix was made by Craig Scott. Unknown to me, I delved straight into the mix. This DJ has got over 30 years of mixing experience in him, so this mix should be good. Not sure if the tracks were good, half of these are unknown anthems to me. But truth be told: it's Oldskool Rave music, this should NEVER be bad. I've not come across any old Rave anthem which was bad, or unlistenable. Is unlistenable even a word? Well, not when it comes to Rave anthems. I can't find any that sucked. They are all wicked, and part of our rich Rave history.

Anyway, it's time to show you the tracklist. So, as I mentioned before, it's 2 hours long, and got 40 anthems in it. Not a megamix, thankfully. One megamix per week is enough for me. Now we get full lengthed anthems. And you might know each and every anthem. Go and have a butchers!

01. Es Pee Dee & DJ Distroi - Alpha Wave

02. Rhythm Section - Dreamworld

03. Dave Charlesworth - Energizer 1A

04. Generator - Narcomaniac

05. Isotonik - Let's Get Down

06. The Sorcerer - Odyssey

07. The House Crew - We Are Hardcore (Magic Fantasy Mix)

08. Tone Def - Big Love

09. FOLS - Enviromental Health

10. DJ Trace - Inception

11. Cloud 9 - Mind Bomb

12. Resin - Make My Body Move

13. Dave Charlesworth - Energizer 2A

14. Razor Boy & Mirror Man - Beyond Cutter

15. KZ1 EP - Side B

16. 4 Hero - Cookin Up Yah Brain

17. Avro - Show Me Anthem

18. World Dominance - Compression

19. Ellis Dee - Do You Want Me

20. Blame - Piano Takes Control

21. 2 Bad Mice - 2 Bad Mice (Remix)

22. 2-X-Treme - X-Treme Theme

23. Ecology - Feel The Vibe

24. Sy-Kick - Upside

25. New Era - New Era

26. Housemice - The Drummer

27. 1st Prodject - Right Before (Unreleased Mix)

28. Dave Charlesworth - Energizer 1B

29. Kid Unknown - Nightmare

30. Liquid Crystal - The Power Within

31. Interface - Retrun To Toytown

32. M--D-EMM - Get Down

33. Sub-Love - And Then More (Remix)

34. Acen - Close Your Eyes (XXX Mix)

35. The Family Foundation - Xpress Yourself

36. Sy-Kick - Nasty (Remix)

37. B Traits - Fever

38. The Flashback Project - Obsession

39. Stormski - Dream Of Heaven

40. The Panacea - Hysterie

This was a very pleasant mix. I've really enjoyed it. From the first to the last second it took me back to the early 90s, when Rave music was so damn good. Craig Scott, your mix is tight. And highly enjoyable!

So many classics in here. That nostalgic sound just brings smiles for miles. I cannot express what the secret is behind these anthems, and you do hear that they are quite oldskool. But they still keep it sounding fresh. I can still enjoy it, even in 2019/2020. The Oldskool sound will never die, and will always remain appreciated. Even by those who were too young to understand it.

You might be thinking that 2 hours is too long, but it's long enough to enjoy it. As I mentioned before, I'm not aware of at least 50% of the records used in this mix, but I have to say that none of these anthems were boring, or unexcited. Craig's mix is just what we needed on the 28th of December. Christmas is finally over, let the Oldskool sound re-emerge again! Goodbye Mariah, it's time for the Oldskool Rave to be on the radio again!

A very tight mix. Got no negative comments or negative feedback, only positive ones. Brilliant mix, brilliant tunes. Everything's good about this mix. Get this down ya, right now!

Ps. I couldn't download it from, this is due to the server being offline? Maybe you all can try later and download it!

DJ: Craig Scott

Genre/Style: Oldskool, Rave, Hardcore

Mix Info: Oldskool Hardcore Rave (3/10) 19-12-2019

Length Mix: 02:09:53

Tracks: 40 (fourty)

Download/Listen (via Soundcloud): LISTEN HERE

File Size: unknown File Type: unknown Bitspeed: unknown More Information: Craig Scott - Soundcloud Page

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