rave

Culture

​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.
Jeppe Ugelvig
6.24.16
documentaries

exploring ukraine's underground rave revolution

The 2014 revolution brought Kiev nightlife to a complete standstill. As protests turned into riots, and government security forces opened fire on protestors, the country fell into crisis. But out of the ashes of revolution has risen a new generation...
i-D Staff
6.1.16
Music

venture into tehran’s illegal rave scene

A new documentary follows two techno DJs defying the Islamic regime simply by indulging their passion.
Hannah Ongley
4.20.16
think piece

sydney’s lockouts have lead to a rave renaissance

The infamous Sydney lockout laws were introduced to make the city a safer place to party. But for many, the illegal rave culture that grew in their shadow has provide the real sense of security.
i-D Staff
3.22.16
fashion interviews

tight, low and flared: remembering mytiko, melbourne's favourite 90s brand

i-D caught up with the creator of your favourite teenage fashion item to talk about rave, techno and how awesome Melbourne was in the 90s.
Zac Bayly
3.15.16
Music

telling ​the true story of rave

Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter wants to tell the untold story of rave music through the struggle and the streets, the working class kids who made it happen and the artists who defined its aesthetic.
Ian McQuaid
2.24.16
Culture

the fashion that marked the birth of melbourne's rave scene

With the release of Thump's epic documentary about the scene's foundations, Tina Borg remembers dressing the 90s club kids and ravers during the decade of dance.
Briony Wright
10.23.15
techno

how berlin's rave fashion was born

In the early 90s, Berlin was dancing in clothing that looked like it was on a trip -- probably because it was made it the middle of one.
Lisa Riehl
10.14.15
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
Fashion

christopher shannon, all that glitters is gold

Rainbows, florals and glitter, Christopher Shannon's rave wear was one of the highlights of spring/summer 14.
Adam Fletcher
11.13.14
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