Fri. Oct. 18, 2019

D. Mob – We Call It Acieed (FFRR)

Classics: D. Mob – We Call It Acieed (FFRR)

“Acid, the musical phenomenon, only for the headstrong… Makes you want to dance, Move to the beat, Puts you in a trance, Keeps you on your feet.
We call it acieed, acid!”
As many words depicting what Acid House happened to be about back in the second half of the eighties. A movement that pretty much took the floors by storm in Chicago and most likely in the North of England. Although not only a musical movement, according to the British authorities who ended up deciding to ban it from radio airplay. This because its allegedly connection with drugs, and more precisely ecstasy. Eventually censoring as well each track that could mention the latter at the time. This in addition to Mista E‘s killer ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’, although for slightly different reassons. Beginning with an illegal sample of Alastair Burnet‘s voice from his presentation of the ITV News At Ten

‘We Call It Acieed’ made quite some noise. Establishing itself as the anthem of the genre. Strangely enough, it’s the only recording by the likes of singer/rapper Gary Haisman (who sadly passed 30 years after, on Nov. 29, 2018, at the age of 60). Meanwhile ‘We Call It Acieed’ opened the path to much in-demand status for producer Daniel Kojo Poku, better known as Dancin’ Danny D

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