Clive Martin

Music

It's Not Over Yet: Remembering New Rave, Ten Years Later

It was once called "a piss-poor youthquake that will soon go out of fashion," but new rave set a precedent for everything that's going on right now.
Clive Martin
2.24.16
Music

How a Pair of Chilean Brothers Are Revitalizing Club Music

Kamixlo and Uli K, the south London sons of Chilean refugees, have taken their sheltered childhood and turned it into the best thing to happen to the city's nightlife in years.
Clive Martin
2.22.16
Stuff

Clive Martin Remembers Three Years of Big Nights Out

From Cambridge student shit shows to basement metal nights, fetish clubs to indie discos, he spent three years drinking through various subcultures.
Clive Martin
1.20.16
Stuff

Brands and Celebrities Have Taken Control of 'Cool' and Left True Innovators in the Lurch

It seems almost anybody, or any brand, can suddenly reboot themselves as a swagged-out standard bearer of cool.
Clive Martin
12.9.15
Stuff

The Death of British Lad Culture: How the UK's Dumb Young Men Finally Grew Up

Just three years ago, there was a palpable sense of fear in the British media about the horrors Lads were capable of. Now, they've all but disappeared. What happened?
Clive Martin
11.30.15
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Inside Eastern Europe's Wild, Competitive Voguing Scene

The New York ballroom scene has spread to a European incarnation that mixes straight, gay, black, white, men, women, young, and old. Photographer Ewen Spencer has been following its parties.
Clive Martin
11.13.15
Stuff

London Is Tearing Itself Apart Because of Coffee Shop Sidewalk Signs

Capitalism, classism, and a forced sense of quirkiness are colliding on the streets of the UK capital.
Clive Martin
11.11.15
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People Who Should Never Be Allowed to DJ at Parties

Meet the people guaranteed to ruin any party they enter.
Clive Martin
11.4.15
Stuff

Examining the Two Men Who Perfectly Represent London's Great Cultural Divide

Famed foodie Jay Rayner and rapper J Hus tell us all we need to know about the changing face of the UK capital.
Clive Martin
10.26.15
Music

Grime Producer Faze Miyake Wants to Bring Culture Back to Raves

Clive Martin and Faze talked grime, fashion, drugs, and clubs in a few of London's tackiest shops.
Clive Martin
10.20.15
Music

How Kygo's 'Instagram House' Became the Soundtrack to Millennial Daydreams

What is "Instagram house"? You know what I mean: Producers remixing Ed Sheeran tracks with steel drums, pan-pipes, and 4/4 beats in a way that sounds just like the last day of your vacation.
Clive Martin
9.17.15
Stuff

The Internet's Newest Plague: The Cult of Negative Viral Content

If your Facebook feed looks anything like mine, it's getting overrun with normal people using weird image macros to bitch about "haters," "cheaters," and "whores."
Clive Martin
8.21.15
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