Rave flyers were collected across the country in vast numbers from avid ravers to school kids who swapped them in the playground. They became an artform in their own right with a distinct style seperate to any flyer before. Read our thoughs and insights to rave flyers past and present
Thanks to Simon Parkin for giving us permission to reproduce his dissertation "Visual Energy" about how rave flyers influenced the acid house scene from the early days. Click the title link to read it the full piece. Section 1 covers the origins and rise of the scene whilst section 2 is the one that deals the aspects of the flyers. With sections on piracy, visual sampling, technicolour, express your self and mind blown amongst others.
This is a great complimentary article to kick off our ever expanding rave flyer library with and it well worth a read. Enjoy.