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
4.24.19
Music

you need to listen to baltimore hardcore band turnstile

With an average of eight words per song, you’ll be singing along in no time!
Hattie Collins
2.16.18
Culture

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
1.11.18
Music

code orange are challenging everything you think you know about heavy music

Leading a “new reality” of metal and hardcore, the Pittsburgh crew’s Reba Meyers discusses her upbringing in heavy music, and its place in popular culture.
Tom Connick
11.29.17
Hardcore

the power of punk in the age of instagram influencers and branded content

Why the sounds of 80s hardcore has never been more relevant.
Aleks Eror
2.9.17
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
Film

penelope spheeris on bringing her iconic punk films to new york

Next week, the director will present her enduring portraits of Los Angeles’s vibrant hardcore community, The Decline of Western Civilization and Suburbia on the East Coast. Here, she explains why.
Emily Manning
10.27.16
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
Music

this brilliant flowchart breaks down dischord records' legendary punk archive

Last month, the seminal punk label uploaded its entire discography to Bandcamp. If you’re eager to dive into Dischord's discography but not sure where to start, a new chart breaks down four decades of the hugely influential tunes.
Emily Manning
8.15.16
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
7.21.15
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
4.9.15