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Dave Harwood
25 Sep 2023 at 09:07
I found an article in ‘The Scotsman’ dated 29th May 1999:
“I think that people here like their music a bit more in their face.” Like drink, it would seem that the Scottish market prefers its music hard - this helps explain happy hardcore’s popularity north of the Border. “Scotland prefers its beats per minute slightly faster than the rest of the country,” opines Andrew Tully, a seasoned employee of the independent Avalanche record chain. “Some dance records used to be speeded up for the Scottish dance scene. Before happy hardcore, Scotland was a haven for Hi-NRG and it was only particular people who bought it.”



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