Archivio #1 (LIMITED AND SIGNED EDITION) – Records store ads and paper ephemera from Rave fanzines of the early 90s


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Archivio is a new series of publications by Never Sleep focused on the exploring archiving practices displaying private collections of visual artefacts, memorabilia, collecting garments and graphic curiosities. A memories line wunderkammer: from rave-club culture to the youth subcultures.

The first issue, curated by Gabber Eleganza, is a publication made it during the lockdown, collecting and scanning Rave records store advertisements, graphics and illustration ephemera find by consulting tons of old techno and rave fanzines from the early 90s from: USA, UK, Holland, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany. A pure, rough and beautiful visual testimony of a unique and unrepeatable historical moment.

Preface by Colin Stevan (Knowledge magazine and Velocity Press founder)

This is a limited edition of 50 books with a signed card. Every book of this limited run will be covered one by one with different records shopper bags from the 90s directly from Gabber Eleganza private collection. All the bags are melted to create a unique plastic cover.


  • Soft Cover print on 300gr matt paper with a yellow neon sticker


  • B/W print of ivory 100gr matt paper


  • Size: 17 cm x  24 cm


  • 116 pages


  • Edition of 50


  • Price of the book incl the shipping worldwide, please select the area from the options menu (with DHL/German Post standard book ship)


  • Released on Dec. 20th, 2020











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