Interesting, that he bigs up Rhythm Section - often forgotten - as a massive influence, to the point of "plagiarism" with early Hyper-On - the first track that defined hardcore for Alex being this one:
"This is the final post of what has been a year long project, the idea
being to write about a classic drum and bass tune every day throughout
2013. When I started the blog I had no idea how I was going to achieve
this and although it's been a struggle to keep it going, it has also
incredibly rewarding and I hope people have enjoyed reading it..." DnB 365 blog
Damn, missed this entirely. And damn, there goes my entire morning, if I'm not careful, catching up with Matthew Sutton's forensic analyses of the constituents (samples, breaks, etc) of ruff and sick tunes from 1992 to 2002, jungle tekno to endless-chase-step.