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Scoobs and the Rave Years

The story of Scotland's superstar DJ you’ve never heard of. A crowd-pulling DJ at 15, Stuart 'Scoobs' Cochrane performed from Bannockburn to Ibiza and all points in between.

The story of Scotland's superstar DJ you’ve never heard of. A crowd-pulling DJ at 15, Stuart 'Scoobs' Cochrane performed from Bannockburn to Ibiza and all points in between. A pioneer of the rave scene in Scotland, Scoobs' entrepreneurial spirit and hedonistic attitude saw him host raves in the most unlikely of places including Blair Drummond Safari Park. But at 56, having struggled with his mental health, Scoobs had forgotten some of his younger adventures, so he bought a tape recorder and went to interview the people he'd partied with to see if they could fill in some of the gaps.

Scoobs and the Rave Years is a whistle stop look at the birth of rave and electronic dance music in Scotland between 1987 and 1993 and some of the riotous moments that happened as Scoobs and other promoters built up a fan base for this new music. Scoobs talks to a variety of people from back in the day and they remind him of some of his more bizarre and funny exploits. This is the story of the rave generation told by the people who were there at its conception.

28 minutes

Last on

Thu 2 Jan 2020 23:00

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