“it wasn't all about the drugs” jeremy deller on the second summer of love
As part of a new series commissioned by Frieze and Gucci, get ready to uncover the real roots of rave with the Turner Prize-winning artist and a class of 6th form politics students.
like gabber? you’ll love this mix by gabber eleganza
Ahead of his set at Vienna’s HYPERREALITY this weekend, the Italian DJ and producer gifted us this.
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.
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.
block out the haters with this dark techno mix
Polish producer We will fail gets experimental for this week’s i-DJ.
slip into world unknown with six classic warehouse anthems
The best south London party returns with a big bank holiday spesh, in a new venue, with a new line-up. To get you in the mood DJ Andy Blake's got six guaranteed warehouse anthems to whet your appetite.
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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