raves

Full Moon Parties

Shrooms, Raves, and Murder: How Thailand's Full Moon Parties Turned Violent

What started out as intimate hippy beach gatherings transformed into infamous all-night drug-fueled parties.
Robyn Wilson
4.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of Orange, Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills Seized in Germany

​It's not the first time the president's mug has popped up on a batch of illicit drugs.
Drew Schwartz
8.22.17
Features

This Video of 90s Ravers Moshing in a New York City Park is Everything

Back when Manhattan was still cool and Tompkins Square Park was the place to be.
Ezra Marcus
6.14.17
music video

[Premiere] What Happened When 30+ Strangers Were Asked to Dance for a Music Video

The music video for Portuguese producer and DJ Moullinex’s track, "Love Love Love," turns a casting call into a celebration of dance culture.
Kevin Holmes
5.16.17
Dancing VS the State

How Toronto's Electronic Community Fought the City's Rave Ban and Won

An oral history of the 2000 iDance Rally that brought together DJs, music lovers, and politicians.
Benjamin Boles
3.7.17
Features

Why Throwing Raves in Forbidden Spaces is An Act of Political Resistance

Female-run DJ collective Mamba Negra explain why they are starting a social movement on the São Paulo streets.
Mamba Negra
2.22.17
Fashion

I Wore JNCO Jeans for Seven Days to Find Myself

"Everyone talks about how deadly you'll look in JNCOs, but they fail to mention that you become a walking garbage zamboni."
Devin Pacholik
2.15.17
thump news

Oakland Officials Inspected the Ghost Ship Numerous Times Before the Deadly Fire and Took No Action

Authorities investigated up to 10 code violations in the two years before the blaze that killed 36 people at the DIY space.
Anna Codrea-Rado
2.9.17
Features

How To Throw a DIY Rave

Advice on cops, alcohol, and safety from the pros.
Ezra Marcus
1.23.17
Features

The KLF's 'Chill Out' is Still the Best Comedown Album Ever

With rumors abound that they might be reunited, we revisit Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty's masterpiece.
Josh Baines
1.5.17
Features

Here's Our LA Party Guide So Your NYE Doesn't Blow Like 2016 Did

From massive outdoor festivals to underground techno paradises, with all the confetti you can eat.
Jazper Abellera
12.30.16
Photo

A Visit to One of Mexico's Most Notorious Abandoned Hospitals

Like so many other abandoned hospitals, the Hospital Naturista in Tamaulipas is said to be haunted by the ghost of a deranged—but very stylish—nurse.
José Luis Martínez Limón
12.17.16
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