why are we so suspicious of suits on the dancefloor?
Suited and booted or suited and booted out. We explore the politically charged history of the suit in clubbing.
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.
“it’s better than any nightclub in london” - the story of hull’s legendary nightclub, spiders
Nested between a bunch of warehouses and factory units in one of east Hull’s industrialised zones, lies a club that has woven itself into the fabric of Britain’s nightlife culture. Here, we peek behind the web during its 1984-90 heyday.
new gen, new geography: how london’s queer nightlife has rebuilt itself
London’s LGBT spaces are disappearing, leaving an underground queer culture to materialise in place of what had become a stagnant, homogenised scene.
this cult queer-POC-art-party is coming to the UK for the first time tomorrow
Performance artist Stewart Uoo is bringing his multi-disciplinary art party out of NYC for the first time.
russki attrakcion made the ultimate party playlist for you
The party collective made us a mix full of Soviet psychedelic and Russian punk.
i-D meets: russki attrakcion
Strap yourself in and keep your knees and elbows inside the car, because party collective Russki Attrakcion (aka "Russian Rollercoaster") are about to take you on a wild night out in Moscow!
fashion, your disco needs you
From Bodymap and Taboo to BoomBox and Gareth Pugh, London fashion has always been passionately intertwined with nightlife. With Charles Jeffrey’s LOVERBOY flying the flag for the here and now, James Anderson says keep dressing up to the hilt, going out...
beyond clubbing: when going out is more than partying
In the film series Beyond Clubbing, i-D Germany explores what makes the underground Berlin party scene so unique. They talk to the key players breaking boundaries and starting important discussions.
Alexandra Bondi de Antoni
what does london sound like at night?
BBZ, NTS and Boiler Room are each shaping the capital's nightlife in their own unique and innovative way. We meet the geniuses behind the platforms.
girlcore: the london club night that's like a hen night on acid
The year was 2007: the vibe somewhere between a rave, a gay night and a hen party. This was GIRLCORE and it was, tbh, kind of seminal.
let nyc dance: activists are trying to repeal this racist nightlife law
New York's Cabaret Law was created during the Roaring Twenties specifically to crack down on black jazz clubs.
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