Hardcore

Culture

'hardcore soul' captures the timelessness of raving

Italian producer Gabber Eleganza and British photographer Ewen Spencer have collaborated on a new project that brings together two music genres so different, yet so similar.
Juule Kay
4.25.19
screen

the untold story of istanbul's 90s hardcore scene

While punk exploded in the west, a bloody Turkish coup resulted in a ten year time lag for the teenagers of Istanbul. Here, filmmaker Mu Tunç shares the incredible story of Turkey’s 90s hardcore scene.
Matthew Whitehouse
1.13.18
News

take an exclusive look at dior homme's new hardcore video

Hardcore rave of course! Shot backstage at their autumn/winter 17 show in Paris, Kris Van Assche brings his latest collection to life in this short film.
Felix Petty
1.25.17
Music

the untold story of the rise and fall of rave pioneers altern 8

Mark Archer of Altern 8 lifts the lid on the hedonistic, unplanned career of the merry pranksters of rave.
Ben Murphy
10.14.16
fashion interviews

hannah elyse's guide to going straight edge

It's hard to stay healthy. It's even harder when you're being flown around the world all year round. Australian model Hannah Elyse tells us how she does it — and shares the hardcore songs that inspired her.
i-D Staff
8.8.16
Music

the i-D guide to the music videos of the rave era

Hardcore… you know the score! Here’s eight awesome rave visuals from the 90s that you need to see. Grab your smily face t and get ready for a serious Smartie party…
Ian McQuaid
7.22.15
Hardcore

noise, bulldogs and 100 models with rotterdam's hardcore art star

This Friday Dutch designer Nada van Dalen will make a still unsuspecting Rotterdam shake to its foundations with a piece of radical fashion performance. For the occasion, i-D dove into the hardcore world of this talented girl.
Channa Brunt
4.10.15