Photos courtesy of Melbourne Books

exploring the golden age of melbourne's 90s rave scene

'Techno Shuffle' traces the rave scene's evolution from tiny underground clubs to vast waterfront wonderlands.

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25 July 2018, 3:38am

Photos courtesy of Melbourne Books

During the 90s Melbourne, Australia was a haven for ravers. The city’s warehouse party scene was at its peak as thousands of party-goers and club kids expressed themselves through music and the iconic local move: the Melbourne Shuffle. In his new book Techno Shuffle Paul Fleckney charts the rise and fall of the Melbourne scene from tiny underground clubs to vast waterfront wonderlands. A highlight of the book is the original photographs, hyper-colour ravers clinging to plush toys or decked out in sportswear, a selection of which we've shared below.

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‘Techno Shuffle: Rave Culture and the Melbourne Underground’ by Paul Fleckney is published by Melbourne Books and available for pre-order now .