The results are in: the number one track of the year has been announced in the Masters of Hardcore Top As usual, the most popular track of the year gets elected right before the end of the year and also this year the crowd voted big time. And the winner is…. The last couple of week, fans could cast their vote for their 5 favorite tracks and this resulted in the Masters of Hardcore Top A list of track was presented in a all day broadcast from the studios and just now the number one has been revealed: Miss K8 — Out of the Frame. We also see, if we also take a closer look at the last couple of years, that frenchcore pops up in the hitlist quite often.
With illegal parties cropping up across the UK while clubs are closed, we pick out the best of early 90s breakbeat hardcore. If hardcore rave was rooted in house and techno, the prosaically titled Made in Two Minutes makes explicit another major influence, hip-hop. Another example of how Bomb Squad-inspired UK rap fed into rave, Total Confusion was the work of a trio including the late Casper Pound , who went on to found the celebrated techno label Rising High. On one level, it is very of its time; on another, its sheer exuberance still cuts through. Dozens of hardcore producers fell foul of their cavalier attitude to sampling.