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1.17.19

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.

9.12.18

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.

4.17.18

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.

4.12.18

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.

3.28.18

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.

1.17.18

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

An essential dictionary for gringos who like to get down.

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12.22.17

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.

9.5.17

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.

8.22.17

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.

6.14.17

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.

5.16.17

[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.

3.17.17

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.

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