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Author Graeme Armstrong offers a candid look at the scene and lifestyle that came with it

A new documentary chronicling Scotland's rave culture is available to watch on the BBC iPlayer.

Originally broadcast on the BBC on 24th August, 'Scotland The...

Rocky Xpress2 headlines charity event

Dance music legend Rocky from the era-defining X-Press 2 will be headlining this year’s Rave to Save event. He will be rocking the dancefloor so...

The mainstream media seems to think so – we know different.

Yesterday, following stats released about club closures over the past decade in the UK, BBC Newsbeat produced a report about the current state of clubbing...

Restrictions on outdoor venues were lifted last week 

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that nightclubs in Scotland will be allowed to reopen on Monday 24th January. 

Ms Sturgeon confirmed in a statement...

We speak with an associate of the 'Rave Six' regarding their charges

At the end of May during the bank holiday, some people threw a party. No big deal, just a few thousand people dancing next to...

Prepare to get nostalgic...

A website offers the chance to delve into a "living history" of the mid '90s rave scene.

Rave Archive is a dedicated online hub that...

Safety concerns have brought down the prison party...

Volvox is one of the most exciting names in techno right now, playing uncompromising DJ sets around the world and running the essential Unter events in New...

On entering Room 1 at the former factory building of E1 in East London, one thing is immediately striking. It’s 2am — the clocks have...

Celebrating 20 years of Gigolo Records...

Tresor and OHM have announced the Berlin clubs will be hosting a four-day “New Wave Rave” from 13th through 16th July. The event celebrates the...

The IIIP is limited to a run of 40 units...

When did dance get so damned elitist?

“In the beginning, there was Jack, and Jack had a groove… One day Jack declared, "Let there be HOUSE!" and house music was born. And, you see, no one man owns house because house music is a universal language, spoken and understood by all... Jack is the one that can bring nations of all Jackers together under one house. You may be black, you may be white; you may be Jew or Gentile. It don't make a difference in OUR House.”

Vinyl may be back, but is the picture really so rosy for records?

I’m sure you’ve heard the great news — vinyl is back, baby: back on the shelves, back in our collective conscious, back in the clubs. Everyone and their mother’s brother is now walking around like the cat who's got the cream, because they are true collectors, true music heads, true audiophiles and their addiction to black crack has finally been vindicated.

Five people, including two police officers, are in a critical condition

25 people have been hospitalised with carbon monoxide poisoning following a "cave rave" in Oslo.

The illegal rave in a bunker in the St Hanshaugen area...

During the early '90s the word 'rave' conjured up images of the era's legendary acid house parties. 30 years on — hijacked by the tabloid...

During the ‘90s, the term ‘rave’ became a buzzword in the tabloid press. And it’s happened again in 2020. So much so that they write...

Album of the Month: Rema ‘Rave & Roses’

Bangers are the order of the day on young Nigerian pop star Rema’s debut album, ‘Rave & Roses’

Rema has won the race for the perfect audio signature. Forget “Cardo got wings”, forget “I love Chris Rich”, forget “Mustard on the beat, hoe”...