raves

Interviews

These Photos Tell the Forgotten Story of LA's Latinx Rave Scene in the 90s

We talk to Map Pointz founder Guadalupe Rosales about the party crews that gave teens a sense of belonging beyond gang culture.
Marla Bahloul
1.17.19
international relations

Meet the Punk-Turned-Techno-Activist Revolutionizing Copenhagen’s Rave Scene

No racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia: Nikolaj Jakosen's punk rock ethos informed the underlying philosophy of the rave collective Fast Forward.
Theis Duelund
9.12.18
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
Tales of Heroic Bravery

To Those Who Tried to Hold a Rave in an Abandoned Toys R Us, We Salute You

London police reportedly raided the toy store in late March and arrested five people.
Phil Witmer
4.12.18
Noisey

The Hedonistic Promise of EDM Is Alive in These Photos from Miami's Ultra

Sun-drenched shots of the scenes around sets by Steve Aoki, DJ Snake, Marshmello, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.28.18
Thump

The Noisey Guide to Partying in Mexico When You Don't Speak Spanish

An essential dictionary for gringos who like to get down.
Gabriela Espinosa
1.17.18
Features

Gentrification Has Left Techno Without a Home in São Paulo

A Kafka-esque battle for downtown space has put Brazil’s electronic music collectives and established nightclubs on opposite teams.
Amanda Cavalcanti
12.22.17
Features

The Hippie-Capitalist CEO Who Wants to Win a Nobel Prize With Sober Raves

Radha Agrawal's Daybreaker empire is trying to change the world, one early morning dance party at a time.
Will Caiger-Smith
9.5.17
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
See You There

DIY Venues Need Better OpSec: A Guide

Underground community spaces must build threat models to survive the age of social media surveillance. Here's how.
Dia Kayyali
3.17.17
0106