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Danny Rampling announces 30 Years of Shoom Party


Acid house pioneer Danny Rampling has announced plans for a very special anniversary party to celebrate 30 years of the revolutionary club Shoom, taking place on Friday 8th December at London’s Pulse club (also known as Bankside Vaults) in SE1 – close to where the brand was once born.

Inspired by the now legendary trip to Ibiza in the Summer of ‘87, Rampling founded Shoom in a bid to re-create the hedonistic experience found on the White Isle and took over an intimate 300 capacity basement fitness centre venue at 56-58 Crown House Southwark (watch our interview with Danny from 2008 outside the venue below) for its very first club night on December 5th that same year. Marketed with a simple smiley face logo – now rave culture’s most ubiquitous symbol – and a music policy that’s reputation quickly retained a tight grip on the DJs and clubs of London, Manchester, and beyond, Shoom seemingly changed the face of youth culture and the house music scene forever.

With Shoom’s anniversary party taking place almost exactly three decades to the day later, the club and Danny Rampling’s influence on the scene is still being felt in everything from fashion to film (“Danny who, love….”), to interior design. To mark the occasion, the event will see a range of genre pioneers as well as emerging talent join danny including Shoom resident Pete Heller and Boy’s Own co-founder Terry Farley, Bushwacka!, Saytek, Josh Caffe and ILONA.

Tickets available from Saturday 14th October from: http://bit.ly/2xDuZeM

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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