For optimal results we highly recommend examining the history of Toronto raves as presented chronologically.

1991

1. What is the “golden age” of the Toronto Rave Scene?

  • Mixtape to mp3: In The Beginning There Was Bass (side a) (side b)

2. Prologue РMay  1991: The British Invasion

3. Starts With An E: Exodus Raves

4. The X Factor: DJ Malik X

  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 1 (side a)
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 2 (side a)
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 3 (side a)
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 5 (side a)
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 6 (side a)
  • Mixtape to mp3: A Trance Induced State (side 1)
  • Mixtape to mp3: A Trance Induced State (side 2)

5. The 23 Enigma: 23 Hop

6. The Anatomy of 23: 318 Richmond Street West

7. August 31: Raver Patch Kids

  • Mixtape to mp3: Exodus – Live from 23 Hop (side a) (side b)

8. Communic8: Altern 8 Interview

9. October 5: Telepathic State

10. October 19: How to Cope With Insomnia

11. October 26: Such a Feeling

12. November 9: Sponsored by the Letter E

13. The Science of Raving: Chemistry Productions

14. November 16: Big Shoes to Fill

15. Techno For All Mankind: The Booming System Collective

  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 4.1: Clash of the Techno, Dr. No
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 4.2: Clash of the Techno, Sean L.
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 4.3: Clash of the Techno, Malik X
  • Mixtape to mp3: Radio London Session 4.4: Clash of the Techno, Mark Oliver

16. November 23: Falling

17. November 30: Fast Forward

18. The Lost Footage: Rave Videos

19. Exodus Merchandise: Rave T-Shirt

20. December 13: Chemistry Rave

21. December 14: The Quest For Peace

22. December 21: Can’t Beat The Rave Thing

23. December 31: New Year’s Rave 1992

  • Mixtape to mp3: Exodus – Live from 23 Hop (side a)

1992

1. Epilogue – January 25: The Doctor’s Lab

2. Fact or Fiction?: Captain B. Mental

Bonus Material

  • Check out all our rare rave footage on our YouTube channel.
  • The saga continues on our Golden Age of Toronto Raves Facebook page.
  • A recent interview with DJ Sean L of the Booming System Collective.
  • Check out our SoundCloud page for more fun with MP3s.
  • The Top 25 Exodus Toronto rave anthems from 1991.
  • Read the original 1995 issues of The Communic8r by clicking each cover below.

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