20 years ago on April 7, The Chemical Brothers released 'Dig Your Own Hole', the duo’s second album and their first to reach number one on the UK Albums chart. After receiving rave reviews from various media outlets, including Mixmag who described it as "mad enough to be thrilling, slick enough for not even remotely trendy coffee tables", the album proved to be a critical moment in The Chemical Brothers’ career and one that set them on the path to holding the world-class status they have today.
In honour of this momentous anniversary, Mixmag compiled The Chemical Brothers’ most iconic moments, from their early name change to the various collaborations with artists as diverse as Bernard Sumner and Q-Tip.
Read about the moments that made The Chemical Brothers one of the most influential acts in electronic music below.
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