‘It sent us down all kinds of wormholes’: Bicep’s secret dancefloor weapons

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The Northern Irish duo have become one of the biggest acts in dance music – partly thanks to their DJ sets of ultra-obscure house and disco. They lift the lid of the darkest corners of their record collection

Andy Ferguson and Matt McBriar are dance music royalty, playing alongside house music’s biggest names and making waves with their new self-titled debut album. The former schoolfriends from Belfast are also scholars of dance culture: before their success as DJs they had built a reputation with their blog, Feel My Bicep. Since 2008, FMB has showcased the pair’s obsessive trawling of record shops and online sources for unknown club music oddities across the decades – this collectors’ mania has influenced a generation, and it has given Bicep’s music an extraordinary maturity. We asked them to pick their 10 favourite curios from the deepest corners of their record boxes.

Clashing Egos – Aminjig Nebere (I Trusted You) (Joakim’s Afrobot Remix)

Related: Bicep: the bloggers who became house music heroes

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