a glimpse of seoul’s pulsating rave scene
"No one knows what will happen tomorrow, after the loud music has stopped."
meet the faces of tbilisi's legendary techno club
Nearly six months after the 'rave revolution' that made Bassiani famous, i-D spoke to the young ravers about their hopes for the future.
a hard house meets acid and techno mix, from polish producer vtss
Before you hit the club tonight, warm up with an hour of pure rave.
exploring the golden age of melbourne's 90s rave scene
'Techno Shuffle' traces the rave scene's evolution from tiny underground clubs to vast waterfront wonderlands.
dancing for freedom in tbilisi
At the weekend, Georgian youth threw a protest rave outside Parliament after armed police stormed a Tbilisi nightclub. Following the protest, i-D talked to Tbilisi’s creative youth about what happened, and what's next.
angelwave is the euphoric future of moscow's rave scene
Teens in Russia's capital are rejecting the darkness typically associated with electronic music, donning all-white streetwear and dancing under showers of feathers.
a comprehensive video history of rave culture
Take a trip back to Frankie Knuckles’s Chicago warehouse parties, Britain’s most notorious weekender, and early-90s New York institution NASA with the ultimate playlist of documentaries, alarmist news segments, and as-it-happened camcorder footage.
documenting the new age travellers, ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s
Matthew Smith’s images, collated and soon to be published in new book Exist to Resist thanks to a Kickstarter campaign document the outsider youth movements of the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
raveheart: inside the 90s world of tartan techno
For the second of our Global Street Style documentaries, we went to Scotland to meet the young people ripping up Glasgow's underground clubbing scene. Here, we look back to i-D’s Supernova Issue, and revisit a time when gabba ruled, beats were four-to...
lfw goes nightclubbing
As London's spring/ summer 17 shows got underway, the city's new generation of young designers put the fun back in fashion--and the establishment joined the party.
Anders Christian Madsen
i-D throwback: recreating the rave dream with happy hardcore
For it’s 1995, and this is happy hardcore – a bunch of kids across the UK who are trying to re-ignite the rave fantasy of love, peace and unity. Taken from The Sharp Issue, no.140, May 95.
energy flash: the rise and fall and lasting influence of the rave scene
Looking beyond rave’s traditional sites to trace its influence through fashion and art, from Mark Leckey to Walter Van Beirendonck.
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