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Acid House, illegal rave, Old Skool Rave, warehouse raves -

Remember back in the 80's and 90's when it was a thing to fully kit out your bedroom with rave and club flyers. Head to toe, a fully adorned wall and in some cases the ceiling too with cool free art. In todays digital world creativity certainly hasn't been lost, in actual fact the internet has given people better access to be even more creative. From access to what used to be unaffordable software for creation to the free platforms to share it, times are certainly good for anyone wanting to get their stuff out there and be part of the...

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Acid House, Balearic House, british subculture, Casuals, Football Casual, Football Casuals, Hooliganism, hooligans, House Music, illegal rave, Madchester, miners strike, thatchers britain, working-class -

Abandoned factories, crumbling mills and high unemployment. It certainly was a bit Grim Up North in 80's Britain. However youth innovation is never too far away on this little grey rock in the sea. And something was bubbling in the underbelly. When us Brits do our own take on something we usually do it better and the Acid House movement was no different. Soon the empty factories and mills would become a hub for a new youth subcult movement with a new Chicago house music sub-genre as the main backdrop. From Blackburn to London, Illegal raves sprung up around the country turning the decaying...

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