Rob Ford - Members Only: The Iconic Membership Cards and Passes of the Acid House and Rave Generations
Edited by Rob Ford
20.3 x 15.2 x 3.8 cm
Publisher: Velocity Press
Members Only is a showcase of the iconic membership cards and passes (VIP, Access All Areas etc) of the acid house and rave generations. In A to Z format, the book features over 500 items of memorabilia from the late 80s and 90s and covers all the legendary and pioneering events of the eras, including: Amnesia House; Biology; Dreamscape; Eclipse; Energy; Fantazia; Genesis; FAC51 Hacienda; Jungle Fever; Labrynth, Ministry of Sound; Rage; Raindance; Shoom; Spectrum; Sterns; Club UK; World Dance.
The book, whilst featuring all of the iconic events, clubs and parties, legal and illegal, also includes quotes from the pioneering event founders, DJs, MCs, PAs; ravers and even with the person who 'invented' glow sticks giving us the insight on when, where and how they came about.
With a foreword by Justin Berkmann (Ministry of Sound), a historical insight Introduction by Sarah HB (renowned DJ and broadcaster), a Q&A with Jenni Rampling (Shoom) and finishing up with an epilogue by Anton Le-Pirate (Energy/World Dance/Tribal Dance/Freedom To Party), the book encompasses one of the most important eras for dance music and is a historical reference for future generations. The book, whilst featuring all of the iconic events, clubs and parties, legal and illegal, also includes quotes from the pioneering event founders, DJs, MCs, PAs, designers, ravers and even with the person who “invented” glow sticks giving us the insight on when, where and how they came about. The book also includes some bonus content by way of many business cards and pin badges from back in the day.