Leftfield/Orbital: London Arena

Leftfield/Orbital: London Arena

You could look at it in terms of a fightback. The pioneers of home-listening techno and their demi-superstar DJ cohorts, reclaiming the populist territory that half-arsed two-step and cheese-ridden trance has occupied of late. For sure, there's a...

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Cardiff University Great Hall

Cardiff University Great Hall

To think they used to call Leftfield progressive house. One must conclude that it took Neil Barnes and Paul Daley five years of hard work to reach a state of simplicity as divine as tonight's opener - an undulating, near-featureless bass...

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Glasgow Barrowlands

Glasgow Barrowlands

The last time Leftfield took to a UK stage, some four years ago at Brixton Academy , they literally brought the house down - the group's deafening volume and wall-wobbling heavy-heavy bass sound managed to dislodge large chunks of the venue's...

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Leftfield : Swords

Leftfield : Swords

Dance Music In Crisis. So says Armand Van Helden , so says 'fashion' DJ Jeremy Healy , who reckons, rightly, dance music is "the heavy metal guitar solo of today" (and all DJs are "tossers, wallies, wankers" before adding, splendidly, "why can't...

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Leftfield : Afrika Shox

Leftfield : Afrika Shox

The first taster from Leftfield 's painfully overdue second album is already in serious danger of being overshadowed by its notorious video. Which is not so much a tribute to Chris Cunningham 's savage imagination as evidence that 'Afrika Shox'...

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Rhythm & Stealth

Rhythm & Stealth

Excuse the shell-shocked expressions if you should meet Leftfield , for they have escaped from what could have been an infinite loop. In 1996, a year after the release of their fervently brilliant dub-techno masterpiece, 'Leftism' , Neil...

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