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It’s not exactly The Hacienda, but Moss Side Community Centre hosted some fancy footworkers in 1986. 

We’re always suckers for vintage club footage, no matter how obscure. This gem pre-dates the U.K.’s “Summer Of Love” house raves by a couple years, but you can already see the type of stylized foot-shuffling that would soon become the rave standard. There’s a nice synchronised dance routine by the Foot Patrol crew while DJ Mike Shaft bashes out future classics like Adonis’ “No Way Back”.

Watch more: This modern classic how-to guide to dancing in Berghain (if you can get in, that is)


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