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The final FoH mix of the year and we're back in the usual territory. Some classics, some forgotten gems, and some more recent additions to the material.
An archive recording of a documentary exploring Chicago's history and current relationship to house music.
Is a dance floor a church? Is a DJ a priest? And is house something that is free for anyone to use? Or does it belong to the realm of otherness?
A quick examination of the sleeve notes to Danny Rampling's Love Groove Dance Party mix compilations offers some interesting insights.
An exclusive interview with DJ Bill Brewster sees us boarding a space rocket in search of heaven, and delving into LGBT house music history via Grindr.
Read highlights from FoH's exclusive interview with Robert Owens "The Voice Of House". We chat churches, the paradise garage, and where religion ends.
Read our quick roundup of the ideas that Joe Smooth's Promised Land evokes. Watch the rare original video and check out the early sleeve artwork.
Read the next in our series of exclusive interviews. This time we chat to Apiento of Test Pressing about Ibiza, spirituality, the 1980s, and ecstasy.
Highlights from our exclusive interview with Simon Reynolds, author of Energy Flash and Retromania. A fascinating chat about house, civil rights and cities.
Part 2 of Foundations of House's special DJ mix exploring ideas of gospel tonalities, spirituality and belief in classic 90s house music.
Highlights from our exclusive interview with Dave Haslam as we discuss Chicago house, giant crucifixes, ecstasy, Madchester and why London was behind the times.
Tim Lawrence, authority on all that's dance music, speaks to us about the death of disco, tensions in the church, and the problem of perception in house music.