acid house

Culture

witness the unseen side of 90s rave culture

Vinca Petersen puts her life on the rave road on display at the Saatchi Gallery.
Frankie Dunn
7.15.19
Music

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.
Juule Kay
12.7.18
Culture

30 years on, should we still care about the second summer of love?

To make way for the third summer of love, we need to leave the nostalgia behind.
Josh Baines
2.6.18
Music

better living through chemistry: celebrating 30 years of iconic club night shoom

Shoom, the club that launched acid house and raving in London, marks its 30th anniversary with a special celebration on 8 December. Here founder and DJ Danny Rampling explains how one tiny south-of-the-river club night sparked a pop-culture revolution.
Susan Corrigan
12.8.17
Music

boiler room x whp x the hacienda acid house pool party this weekend anyone?

Recreating Tony Wilson’s The Other Side of Midnight, last one in the pool's a minor player in their own life story!
Frankie Dunn
4.13.17
Music

premiere: the mekanism, lazy night

The mekanizm lays down this Acid House banger for Seth Troxler's Play It Say It label
i-D Staff
2.19.16
Fashion

​sign of the times: the cult shop that styled acid house

A new book celebrates Sign of the Times, the cult shop and same-named parties that rocked London’s fashion, club and art crowds from the late 80s to the mid 90s. Jeremy Deller worked there, Bjork shopped there, and it defined the style of the acid...
James Anderson
1.22.16
Music

​the evolution of acid

We eavesdrop on an email conversation between Joe Muggs and Josh Doherty about the past, present and future of acid house and the lasting influence of the 303.
i-D Staff
7.29.15
documentaries

street, sound and style: episode four b boys and acid house

The fourth episode in our history of British style tribes takes a look at London's B Boy scene and how Ibiza and acid house revolutionised youth culture.
i-D Staff
7.21.15
Music

premiere: j.wiltshire, false awakening

Bristol based label Hypercolour's next offering is a big one. Enter the electro acid sound of J.Wiltshire.
i-D Staff
5.13.15
Music

the birth of balearic

As the Ibiza 2014 season kicks off, the trailblazers of Balearic reveal the truths behind the myths and the real origins of their Balearic-inspired revolution...
James Anderson
5.29.14