It’s recorded using ARP, Korg, Mellotron, RMI, Farfisa and Peter Zinovieff‘s EMS VCS 3 synths among others. It sells an impossible 15 million copies (reaching UK#2) and ignites much interest in synth-pop.
▷Deep space pioneers▹ (*)
English electronic music act LFO has a UK#12 single with their first track LFO.
It’s the first top-20 for the new, and soon to be very important, Warp label, founded in Sheffield in 1989. The same month, Warp act Tricky Disco has a UK#14 single. Within 2 years Warp is shepherding albums by acts like Aphex Twin, Autechre, and Richie Hawtin.
XLR8R magazine uses the word dubstep on the cover, nailing the name of an electronic music style evolving since 1998 and growing large.
The May, 2007 The Wire issue #279 has an 8-page ‘dubstep primer’.