1989 Illegal Rave, Acid House

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Jackie Morris : 1989 - The Summer of Love... No one cared what you wore, how you danced,where you came from, your colour or creed...everyone was just in that moment, feeling the same vibe, knowing we were experiencing something very special....Pure Ecstatic Energy... ✌😁

Hobby : Not an ego in sight.

Jackie Morris : Ahhh...the E plan diet...best way to stay slim and fit I ever tried! 💃😁

BRANDON : people were so much different before cell phones and social media

BlindLeader : Back when people actually danced at parties -_-

Aslan De Lyon : Look at all the amazing colors, shapes, ages, sizes, classes, religions, etc. all grooving together without judgements, that's RAVING and HOUSE.

John Razimus : If time travel is invented and I steal the time machine you'll eventually see me in this video

KEN WINS : Lots of famous people were at this sweater rave: 0:25 Boy George 0:39 Seahawk's Richard Sherman 0:45 Shawn Michaels 6:24 Jim Carrey 7:34 Sylvester Stallone 12:45 David Bowie 16:09 Johnny Depp 19:18 Jay-Z

◘ EXOSPHERE ◘ : Makes you wonder who these people were, their names, where they are now...

reallife828 : Social media has made people self conscience. We use to live through the reality of our perspectives and were more in tune with other people vibration.

FranSlam : I love it. Normal folk wearing regular clothes out for a bop at a rave and totally in the moment. Get in.

socopoc : I'm 51 now and those were the best years of my life, great times

Kcvtr : That's a good camera for 89 this is 2017 and half the vids on YouTube were recorded with a potato lol

alex campbell : Good quality footage. Doesn't seem like 1989. I turned 18 that year and the possibilities seemed endless. I'm 46 now but as long as the music still speaks to me I'll never grow old.

Brenda Lim : Its beautiful to see white, Latinos and black kids dancing together in one room and enjoying the music under the same roof. And this was 1989!!! Why so much hate now in 2017?? No fighting with each other just dancing together and having fun ✌️

AnnaPxx : This is so spooky, I've said it already in a comment on another bit of footage of this same rave, but the high quality of the footage makes it unbelievably real, I'm stone cold sober and I can feel the shivers up my spine :-D xox

Jaded Jonny : The good old days.. What a much better time it was then now..

DollarTrader : Living in the moment, not living for social media...

John Razimus : When DJs knew how to DJ

JeanParmesan1 : 16:50. the dope man comes into focus, searching for his next prey

Tyko : Frankie Bones - Facebook post about this rave (referenced different video, but same party) "Sept 23, 1989 Ipswich UK Hangar. ENERGY. What happened was the police tried to stop the people from getting there which caused a seven hour delay in reaching the space. It didn't even start until after 7 A.M. So once the Police realized 17,000 people were trapped in every little town in a 20 mile radius they lifted the ban and thats why people are going mad. The people had won. I remember hundreds of cars diverting across the long field which was about 6:45 a.m. this opened up the entire area which was country roads stuck in raver traffic for 4-5 hours. The police tried to keep the event by happening but actually let the event happen due to security risks that the Old Bill actually caused. What is even more strange about September 23, 1989 is that I wasn't originally booked for the event. Little "Louie" Vega was on the flyer. Louie & his manager were on the same flight going over to London the first time when I played on August 26, 1989. Patrick Moxie (his manager) did not want Louie playing at illegal rave parties and actually told me, I shouldn't get involved with these type of events,. My explanation was "Patrick, I spent 1/2 my teenage life in Subway Tunnels doing illegal sh*t, this is a chance of a lifetime. We invited them to the Energy, I played and Patrick tells me, they had lined up a half a million dollars in Remixes for Louie and that they could not be bothered with "distractions" right now. Two weeks later back in New York City, I get a call that Louie had to cancel his September 23, 1989 gig and they wanted me to take his slot because it was a no-brainer, we murdered it on 8-26-89. But I had to go to the U.K. by myself for 17 days. There was no communication like internet or cell phones, so that trip was pretty hard for me. So many good things happened that trip but I was so home sick after that weekend. I also know I played the second slot, I believe Jazzy M opened from 7:15-8:15. I know I played 8:15-9:15 and there was a shortage of DJ's who actually made it. I believe Fabio went on and then Evil Eddie Richards, though.....this I can't confirm, I was having too much fun...." Frankie Bones There's several videos of this party on YT. Recommend checking em out. You'll see Frankie in one of them DJing with his denim tuxedo and dope ass mullet.

Jonny Bravo : Before the attitudes came.

Mood Man : Now I dance along and pretend I'm there.

Mark CHauder : Honestly clubs and huge EDM events should go back to this sort of setup. There's no looking forward and upwards at some superstar dj. The rise of the superstar dj kind of ruined the original intent of these types of events. Yes I know it sounds cheesy but youknow but it really was PLUR back then . Then as the dj superstar rose the vibe just changed. Instead of everyone equal on the floor it became your typical celeb worship gig. Good idea for new events..even if it's a famous DJ place him/her somewhere obscure so you don't see him but you know he's spinning. That way everyone's engaged with each other on a giant floor just like how it used to be. It might be awesome to also not allow cell phones but that might be too tough...but come on for one night shouldn't be a problem

iZihbO : This is amazing! Not a single phone in sight! Just hoomans enjoying the moozak!

azertyuiop7860 : No smartphone, no djs under the lights ... just pleasure of music.

Mark Griffiths : Seems a different world now.

VisenX : E/Molly/MDMA can end racism, all who felt the love know this.

JanFromGermany : I absolutely fell in love with the twins at 21:35 😍😍 Hope they are still doing well somewere today 🤗

Cheese on Toast : this was nearly 30 years ago....... jesus

Mood Man : a strange innocence

ballsworker97 : amazing how for an "illegal" rave and how many people on drugs there are, nobody is causing trouble or anything, everyone's just having a good time.

Salamander : 16:09 'Look at me, I am a tree'

O. Blue : The beauty of the late 80s and early 90s, racism was low, america was nice and simplicity was the way to live. Damm i miss those days

NuAgeHyppie 1 : Those twins in the polka -dot jumpsuits used to get about... I miss these days big time, we are all in our mid-late 40's at best now..!!

Slow Burn : The music is awesome

Paul Metzger : MDMA was the order of the day

Yurt Dtoen : Ahh the late 80s early 90s, good times before the internet

LastStand Drum and Bass : Not one person on a mobile phone

Raffi Tchakmakjian : no dj worship!

Tom Walker : Notice there aren't many shirtless gym-bodied up tattooed dudes? Everyone is a bit more unkempt and relaxed?

Christina Granados : I always find it funny that people don't know that raves like this are still around

brostroyer : I spent 20 minutes watching the first 3 minutes!

Vermoetan : UNESCO World Heritage.

GalenAus : barely anyone is chatting on the df too. A FAR cry from today's dancefloors. Really nice to see people just losing themselves in the music

No One Is Listening Until I Fart !!! : no facebook, no selfies - just joy

Sammich And Tea : I found Waldo!!!! 13:13

Howl Artwork : this is the most 90's thing I've ever seen !

Rayna Clarke : I love that the twins have just cleared a good 15 feet in all directions around them. They are in their own little world. Can't say I haven't been there.

alex sailer : True evil are the forces that keep phenomena like this from continuous abundance.