Award-winning filmmaker Darren Emerson captures the ecstasy of Coventry’s acid house rave scene in the late ’80s, recreating every exhilarating step of a typical night out.
Phatmedia comprises the internet’s largest database of old school rave flyers. From acid house to happy hardcore, here’s the best of British party art.
The anonymous rave veteran is one of the scene’s sharpest storytellers. In this chapter from the follow-up to his best-selling memoir, he recalls the primitive landscape of UK club culture on the eve of the acid house explosion.