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    UK cities’ influence on rave culture explored in new book, Out Of Space

    A new book exploring the influence of various UK towns and cities on club and rave culture through the ’90s and beyond is to be published next month.

    Out Of Space, by writer Jim Ottewill, is said to map “the key cities and towns where electronic music has thrived, it currently dances and the spaces it might be headed to next”, looking at key venues in cities such as London, Manchester and Sheffield during the explosion of rave culture, as well as more unusual locales like Todmorden and Coalville, which were home to famed venues and raves in the ’90s.

    Additionally, the book will look at how urban landscapes have inspired and helped to nurture pirate radio, dance music festivals and soundsystem culture, and how new clubbing…

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