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Interview with an anonymous man born in 1970.

titleInterview with an anonymous man born in 1970.
description47 minutes and 9 second interview with an anonymous Leicester man aged 42 who recounts his memories of growing up in Leicestershire, working in London as a magazine publishing intern in the 1990s and of the Dielectric club in Leicester. He started going to the club in 1993 and describes the interior of the club building and the different types of music played. He talks about the rave scene in general and the "authentic experience" of the Dielectric. He describes the clothes worn by the ravers and the alternative atmosphere in the club, as well as the drug use. Later in the interview the man talks about the changes to Leicester in the late 1990s, his mother's involvement in the hosiery industry and the closure of the Dielectric in 1998.
placeLeicester -- Rutland Street
publisherHulme, Tom
themesConservation and urban regeneration;Culture;Music
Digitisation noteInterview recorded for 'Changing Industries in Leicester's Cultural Quarter', a collaboration between University of Leicester, Cuttlefish Multimedia Ltd and Phoenix. Courtesy East Midlands Oral History Archive. See for further details.
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CreatedFri, 02 May 2014
ModifiedWed, 10 Sep 2014 11:24