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  • Grime Kids

  • By: DJ Target
  • Narrated by: DJ Target
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 71

A group of kids in the '90s had a dream to make their voices heard - and this book documents their seminal impact on today's pop culture. DJ Target grew up in Bow under the shadow of Canary Wharf, with money looming close on the skyline. The 'Godfather of Grime' Wiley and Dizzee Rascal first met each other in his bedroom. They were all just grime kids on the block back then and didn't realise they were to become pioneers of an international music revolution. A movement that permeates deep into British culture and beyond.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Grime

  • By Elaine Adu-Poku on 15-08-18

Great insight into key moment of UK Music scene

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Reviewed: 30-10-18

Great insight showing the influences that helped shape the UK Music culture at a pivatol moment in history, from Jungle to Drum & Bass to Garage and ultimately Grime and all in-between.

Good listen and look forward to the TV show!

  • The Hacienda

  • How Not to Run a Club
  • By: Peter Hook
  • Narrated by: Peter Hook
  • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

Peter Hook, as co-founder of Joy Division and New Order, has been shaping the course of popular music for 30 years. He provided the propulsive bass guitar melodies of 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' and the bestselling 12-inch single ever, 'Blue Monday' among many other songs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deadpan Funny

  • By Steve K on 17-05-12

GREAT... if you like short stories.

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Reviewed: 02-08-17

What would have made The Hacienda better?

A longer more in-depth account to what happened.

What did you like best about this story?

The era it happened in and the impact it made

What didn’t you like about Peter Hook’s performance?

Way too short.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Hacienda?

The problem was lack of content rather then what should be cut!

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