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Culture

inside poland's 90s rave scene

A new exhibition in London celebrates the unique era in Polish culture when communism collapsed and an explosion of free parties and electronic music erupted in its wake.
Emma Finamore
4.26.19
Music

meet 'tight', the female-run platform showcasing kyiv's underground music scene

From drinking with Nastya Muravyova to lecturing on the state of music criticism, this trio are creating content beyond the dancefloor.
Juule Kay
3.22.19
Music

nobu is japan's maverick techno dj

The legendary founder of Future Terror shares his photos of Japanese raves.
Ariana Marsh
3.7.19
Culture

meet the woman behind l.a.'s first weed rave

Michelle Lhooq talks about about creating an inclusive space, ethical consumption, and raving stoned.
Jack Sunnucks
2.20.19
Photography

a glimpse of seoul’s pulsating rave scene

"No one knows what will happen tomorrow, after the loud music has stopped."
Juule Kay
12.11.18
Culture

meet the faces of tbilisi's legendary techno club

Nearly six months after the 'rave revolution' that made Bassiani famous, i-D spoke to the young ravers about their hopes for the future.
Nicole DeMarco
12.10.18
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
Music

yoshi flower's 'american raver' is the pledge of allegiance gone goth

The Detroit-raised artist talks Lana Del Rey, the Republican Party, and the nostalgic value of Ford Motors.
Nick Fulton
10.12.18
Culture

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.
Andrew Pasquier
4.18.18
Culture

a comprehensive video history of rave culture

Take a trip back to Frankie Knuckles’s Chicago warehouse parties, Britain’s most notorious weekender, and early-90s New York institution NASA with the ultimate playlist of documentaries, alarmist news segments, and as-it-happened camcorder footage.
Alice Newell-Hanson
3.17.17
Photography

documenting the traveling ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s

Matthew Smith’s images document the UK's outsider youth movements at the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
Felix Petty
3.1.17
Music

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...
Bethan Cole
2.8.17
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