Chal Ravens

Chal Ravens is head of audio at Novara Media.

Too Big to Shut Down: Rave On

Chal Ravens, 7 March 2024

On​ 21 July 1990 a rave ended in the biggest mass arrest in British history. To get to Love Decade, as the party was called, you first had to call a telephone hotline, which disclosed the location of the meeting point. From there, hundreds of cars made their way to an empty warehouse on the outskirts of Leeds. Having used bolt cutters to break in, the organisers installed a makeshift sound...

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