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Scan of an original Genesis’88 flyer from the scrapbook of the original co-founder in 1988. It marks a very special time in the history of subcultural movements on the island. In the United Kingdom thousands of people were embark on epic journeys to find Acid House parties in secret locations. Genesis’88 became infamous for staging large scale illegal events in warehouses obtained by illegal methods.

House Music and Acid House music was a relatively new sound produced in the States. The genre reached UK shores at the same time as the banned drug MDMA. What followed was a major cultural shift heralded as The Second Summer of Love. Genesis’88 formed after this epic summer and started a long run of historic events. Genesis’88 teamed up on occasion with other giants in the game such as Sunrise, Biology, or Energy. Genesis’88 broke into huge warehouses then created fake documents giving them legal permission to be in said building. Wayne Anthony’s job was to front law enforcement and convince them the event was legal. At times claiming to be George Michael’s assistant manager at an exclusive showing of a new single produced by said artiste. Wayne Anthony’s secondhand books and flyers command hundreds of pounds on E-Bay. This is a unique opportunity for a limited number of people to own the NFT minted by the actual man behind the original brand. Wayne has appeared in countless documentaries around the world. His name appears in most published books documenting the period (1988-1990). Wayne’s book Class of 88 (Virgin Books) was placed in a time-capsule buried beneath The Museum of London and won’t be opened for a hundred years. Acid House marked the beginning of the global rave phenomena, and EDM (Electronic Dance Music).

Scanned from Wayne Anthony’s (Genesis’88 Co-Founder) Personal Scrapbook

History of Rave Culture (UK) | Acid House 1988-1989

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Rare collectibles from published author and rave pioneer Wayne Anthony. At the age of 22 Wayne was staging some of the biggest ‘illegal’ warehouse parties in British history. They called it The Second Summer of Love and it happened in the United Kingdom. The world came to know it as Rave, they called it Acid House. Under the banner of Genesis’88, Wayne and partners Andrew Pritchard & Keith Brooks, staged over forty large scale Acid House parties over a short period. Mentioned by name in over 50 published books on the topic. Wayne plans on minting his private collection of memorabilia from the events he staged between 1988-90. Original secondhand Genesis’88 flyers currently sell for upto £450 on auction sites. Own a piece of EDM history in NFT format from an original pioneer of the period.
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Scan of an original Genesis’88 flyer from the scrapbook of the original co-founder in 1988. It marks a very special time in the history of subcultural movements on the island. In the United Kingdom thousands of people were embark on epic journeys to find Acid House parties in secret locations. Genesis’88 became infamous for staging large scale illegal events in warehouses obtained by illegal methods.

House Music and Acid House music was a relatively new sound produced in the States. The genre reached UK shores at the same time as the banned drug MDMA. What followed was a major cultural shift heralded as The Second Summer of Love. Genesis’88 formed after this epic summer and started a long run of historic events. Genesis’88 teamed up on occasion with other giants in the game such as Sunrise, Biology, or Energy. Genesis’88 broke into huge warehouses then created fake documents giving them legal permission to be in said building. Wayne Anthony’s job was to front law enforcement and convince them the event was legal. At times claiming to be George Michael’s assistant manager at an exclusive showing of a new single produced by said artiste. Wayne Anthony’s secondhand books and flyers command hundreds of pounds on E-Bay. This is a unique opportunity for a limited number of people to own the NFT minted by the actual man behind the original brand. Wayne has appeared in countless documentaries around the world. His name appears in most published books documenting the period (1988-1990). Wayne’s book Class of 88 (Virgin Books) was placed in a time-capsule buried beneath The Museum of London and won’t be opened for a hundred years. Acid House marked the beginning of the global rave phenomena, and EDM (Electronic Dance Music).

Scanned from Wayne Anthony’s (Genesis’88 Co-Founder) Personal Scrapbook

History of Rave Culture (UK) | Acid House 1988-1989

vertical_splitAbout Acid House | Genesis'88 | 1988 - 1990expand_more
Rare collectibles from published author and rave pioneer Wayne Anthony. At the age of 22 Wayne was staging some of the biggest ‘illegal’ warehouse parties in British history. They called it The Second Summer of Love and it happened in the United Kingdom. The world came to know it as Rave, they called it Acid House. Under the banner of Genesis’88, Wayne and partners Andrew Pritchard & Keith Brooks, staged over forty large scale Acid House parties over a short period. Mentioned by name in over 50 published books on the topic. Wayne plans on minting his private collection of memorabilia from the events he staged between 1988-90. Original secondhand Genesis’88 flyers currently sell for upto £450 on auction sites. Own a piece of EDM history in NFT format from an original pioneer of the period.
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