Monthly Archives: December 2014

Blasts from the Past: Jungle Bells! – the Grooverider Edition

It’s time to oomph the Christmas vibes in this JUngLE Calendar with some proper christmassy time hopping. So finally! It’s here. It’s time for the Jungle Bells! This is seven years ago today, exactly. December 14th, 2007. The Jungle Bells party was at Culture Box. In my calendar I made this note: “Nis played a […]

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Jungle Feelings: The Group Hug Special

Out of the darkness and into the light: It’s time for a junglistic classic, the enthusiastic group hug. It comes in so many forms. Dig in and get inspired. Yup, we are on a darkside tip again, oh dear. But for more feel-good vibes: Revisit the Jungle Feelings: The Love and Kisses Special (and notice […]

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The DIY Test: Is Your Child a Junglist?

I like bright and happy things. But when it comes to jungle, I am drawn to the dark sounds, like a hypnotized Duracell rabbit. Today it’s time to explore the darkside tunes. I have made a list of 8 essential ones here. But first: Why do I like them so much? Reason number 1 First […]

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How to be a Junglist: The Hand Signs Special

Junglists throw hand signs all over the place. There are many reasons for this phenomenon. 1) The music is loud. 2) Things must be expressed. 3) Words are not enough. 4) YOU heard the mix first! (and everyone should know this). 5) The bass demands that you articulate your feelings with your entire body. 6) […]

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Blasts from the Past: Ohoi! turns 6

We are going deep underground today, somewhere hidden, where pigs, bottles of rum and graffiti go to die. After a bit of mixing and blending, everything gets reborn in new forms. This is the 6th anniversary of Ohoi! There are lots of presents and give-aways in the photos, but do not feel left out. There […]

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How to be a Junglist: Going to London

How to be a junglist: Chriszka and Mariii’s Excellent Adventure This one goes out to all the Copenhagen junglists (and junglists everywhere) who miss the proper oldskool jungle sounds so much it’s like a physical longing filled with deep-felt oh but whyyyyyys?! and I want it back!  and recurring feelings of having been treated unfairly […]

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Blasts from the Past: The RAW After After Party

Rare snaps from the RAW After After Party, one Monday evening in August 2007. Get ready for a dj-setup on a caterpillar truck. Chilled-out Copenhagen creativity. From a junglist point of view, RAW was very dubsteppy that year, but let’s leave it at that and enjoy the sunset. If that wasn’t oldskool enough for you, […]

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The Jungle Diaries: A Junglist on a Mission

Writing a diary (and being serious about it) is like having a life-long conversation with earlier versions of yourself. A very instructive practice. It has its embarassing moments, yes, but it really is the ultimate way of grasping what your life is about. It forces you to take yourself seriously, even at the most ridiculous […]

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Jungle feelings: The Love and Kisses Special

All those awesome tunes and all that sweaty dancing makes everyone all emotional, so there’s a whooooole lot of hugging and kissing going on on those jungle dancefloors and beyond. Let’s dive straight into a junglistic love mix. If you want more love, check out the 7 most romantic jungle tunes ever. For more hugging, […]

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Dancefloors, moshpits and junglistic crowdsurfing

I stumbled upon jungle sort of by coincidence when I decided to celebrate my birthday by dancing the night away at the Paradise Club in Angel, Islington. This was 1993. 28 days later I went to the Jungle Fever New Year’s Eve party at the Marquee, and that was that. I was blown away. In […]

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