stakker humanoid

The 25 year anniversary of Stakker Humanoid - The Guardian, November 2013

A feature for the Guardian to mark the 25 year anniversary of the first credible UK acid house record to hit the mainstream, Stakker Humanoid.

The story features an extensive interview with Brian Dougans the track’s creator. Also featured are interviews with unlikely early champions of the record, ex Radio 1 DJ Bruno Brookes and Pete Waterman who explains the back story behind this legendary piece of footage from TV programme The Hitman & Her http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMSap7ZbJA0

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Humanoid - Stakker Humanoid

Released November 1988.

Stakker Humanoid was produced by Brian Dougans who would later go on to form Future Sound of London with Garry Cobain. The record reached number 17 in the UK charts, becoming the first credible UK acid house record to cross over into the mainstream.

Read my feature for the Guardian marking the 25th anniversary of Stakker Humanoid, featuring interviews with Dougans and the records’ unexpected early champions Bruno Brookes and Pete Waterman.

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