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 1992 

NINETEENNINETYTWO

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 THE NEWS

  • Launch of Cream in Liverpool and Renaissance in Mansfield

  • 20,000 ravers descended on Castlemorton Common for the biggest illegal rave ever held in the UK. It resulted in a £4m trial and the passing of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act.

 

  • Manchester punk & electronic music label Factory Records declares bankruptcy. The label spent all their funds recording the Happy Mondays album, Yes Please!, which flopped. 

 

  • The Shamen’s Ebeneezer Goode, widely criticised for containing many allusions to the drug Ecstasy, stayed at the top of the UK charts for four weeks.

  • ITV show The Hitman and Her comes from the Eclipse in Coventry.

 

  • The KLF performed a thrash metal version of ‘3am Eternal’ with Extreme Noise Terror at the Brit Awards, then delivered a dead sheep to the afterparty. The band then announce their retirement and delete their back catalogue.

  • Larry Levan, legendary for his residency at New York's Parardice Garage dies aged just 38.

       Notable albums:

  • Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92 [Apollo]

  • Jeff Mills – Waveform Transmission Volume 1 [Axis Records, 1992]

  • The Shamen - Boss Drum [One Little Indian]

  • Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells II [WEA]

  • The Future Sound Of London – Accelerator [Jumpin’ & Pumpin]

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE

BBC Everyman - E Is For Ecstacy

BBC

GENRE

Acid House & Rave

TYPE

YEAR

Documentary

1992

TAGS

ecstacy, rave, acid house

808 State DJs - Sunset FM, Manchester, 1992-02-18

808 State

GENRE

Rave, Hardcore, Breakbeat, House, Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

1992

TAGS

Sunset Radio, Manchester, Hacienda

808 State DJs - Sunset FM, Manchester, 1992-07-14

808 State

GENRE

Rave, Hardcore, Breakbeat, House, Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

1992

TAGS

Sunset Radio, Manchester

808 State Radio Show 21st Jan 1992 with DJ Nipper

808 State

GENRE

Rave, Hardcore, Breakbeat, House, Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

1992

TAGS

Sunset Radio, Manchester

Grooverider at Amnesia House Book of Love, 1992 Northampton

Grooverider

GENRE

Jungle, Hardcore, Rave

TYPE

YEAR

Live Recording

1992

TAGS

Amnesia House

Jumping Jack Frost - Live at Amnesia House, The Edge, Coventry, 1992-12-31

Jumping Jack Frost

GENRE

Jungle, Drum & Bass, Hardcore

TYPE

YEAR

Live Recording

1992

TAGS

Amnesia House

Micky Finn Live At Amnesia House 29/05/1992

Mickey Finn

GENRE

Jungle

TYPE

YEAR

Live Recording

1992

TAGS

Amnesia House

Carl Cox Kiss FM Mix 1992

Carl Cox

GENRE

Rave, Hardcore, Breakbeat, Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

1992

TAGS

Kiss FM, Kiss 100

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