Description

Here comes the noise.

It creeps up on us, quietly at first, attracting people out of the shadows, inviting us to make this derelict space a dancefloor. The volume reaches a gratifyingly loud level and I realize that this really is going to happen, this is really going to go off.

The music has caught the masses. It sounds vaguely like a distant choir, like a snatch of sweet, sharp voices sampled and made strange, and as it flows into its simple rhythm the crowd begins to gather and sway.



The Story Behind This Book
A gritty and arresting account of 90s free party culture, from Bristol indie press Spannered Books.


Praise and Reviews
"A vivid account of the squat party experience; a pumped-up Fear and Loathing transplanted to Bristol, England… we are taken on an odyssey, 'aving it to pounding techno in a dirty warehouse. Read this book - the story of the real 90s ecstasy revolution."
Chris Liberator
Stay Up Forever Records

"Love it! It put me right back to the days when I was doing exactly the same thing in London 1995. Only I was one of the DJ's and I had my own set of parameters to deal with like who was playing next , who was organizing the party and the rig, if they would let you play etc etc… but the experiences are pretty much the same. I loved the bit were it all gets a bit much, we have all been there at some point. A really fun read , with some great visual descriptions of the weirdest moments…"
Henry Cullen aka D.A.V.E. the Drummer (Hydraulix/ Mutate to Survive/ Pounding Grooves)


"This is the first book I have not put down till I finished it in a very long time. Absolutely fucking marvellous! Totally gripped me and bang I was at the party. Totally nailed it… and an awesome soundtrack."
DJ Simmer (Shimmy/ Problem Child)



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