"Energy Flash," the churning, Belgian-influenced masterpiece from Queens’ own Joey Beltram, boasts a riff that made it an instantly recognizable classic, still melting dancefloors two decades after its release. As 808 State, A Guy Called Gerald, Graham Massey, and Martin Price made “Pacific State,” the captivating, naturalistic track that proved electronica could compete with the dance rock then blowing up in their native Manchester. Altern8 pioneered hardcore before going into tongue-in-cheek politics, while fellow Brits N-Joi gave the world the bouncy, piano-and-diva driven “Anthem.” With Fierce Ruling Diva, Soul Slinger, Alex English, DJ Trace, and DJ... More >>>