Various Artist Richard Sen Presents Dream The Dream (UK Techno, Breakbeat And House 1990-1994)

Ransom Note Records
9th June 2023

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2LP - Black Vinyl

From 1989 onwards, Richard Sen was an obsessive collector of house and techno music, frequenting legendary London record shops such as Fat Cat, Silverfish, Trax and Red Records. He took record buying trips to New York to find second-hand disco, house and techno 12”s, which were lying around in bargain bins. The selection for this compilation are his own personal favourites from that era. Back then, electronic dance music was young, innocent and fun; it hadn’t been analysed, theorised and fragmented into the multi-genre industry it is today.

What you hear on this compilation reflects what he was playing at that time; joining the dots between ambient, techno, tribal house, breakbeat and early trance productions from the UK. Much house and techno from the US, Belgium, Germany and Holland has been well documented, but some of the more obscure British productions are lesser known and need to be showcased.

Hopefully, these tracks will inspire and educate a new generation of electronic music fans who weren’t born then and also trigger some acid flashbacks for the older ravers as they take a trip down memory lane. 



A1 Centuras – Tokyo

A2 Bandulu – Amaranth – Love Lies Bleeding 

B1 Strontium 90 – Rave On The Congo

B2 Orr-some – We Can Make It

C1 Biff’um Baff’um Boys – Bombing

C2 Epoch 90 – V.l.s.i. Heaven (Zone Mix)

C3 Mind Over Rhythm – Kubital Footstorm (Global Beatmix)

D1 Dream Frequency – Dream The Dream

D2 As One – Isatai

D3 Uvx – Elevator (Trancefloor Transporter)