Pump Up The Volume – The History Of House Music

If you’ve ever been clubbing, the History of House Music series from Channel 4 is a must see. Starting out with the funky disco days of 70s New York, it goes in-depth and tells how house music was born, what it meant and how it evolved into a myriad of different genres and spread across the globe.

We are shown locations of legendary clubs, record companies and shops, introduced to different ways of DJing, and get to see how advances in technology influenced the music.

Long interviews with household names like Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox, Pete Tong, Goldie, The Shamen, Leftfield, Underworld, Youth, Tony Wilson, and Armin van Helden and features legends like Frankie Knuckles, Larry Levan and Ron Hardy.