July, 1986: In Beirut, it pays to know your terrorist.
October, 1985: Once the drug of mystery and rumour in the 1980s, Ecstasy has since transformed the club scene.
May, 1984: Rapid and solid, fast and frantic, the Electro beat is the new Sound of the City – as stimulating as the urban jungle that spawned it.
July, 1983: This is young, urban, male Britain – modern as hell, and how?
September, 1982: Every kid is a dressed-up kid, every home has a hipster. This is A Tale Of Hard Times.
August 1981: The Face examines the areas where conflict has caused fear and segregation from marginalised groups, as well as tackling the root cause.
“It was about worshipping sound.” The creative force talks us through his most memorable nightlife moments.
Honouring The Face's foremost features writer, who drowned in 1997, aged 31.