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Rave ice cream van, Mr Whompy, goes on sale

The legendary Bristol rave ice cream van, Mr Whompy, is up for sale.


According to a report by Bristol Post, the ice cream truck-turned-travelling...

'90s rave culture and activism explored in new book

A Kickstarter campaign has been set up to help fund the publishing of a new book exploring '90s rave culture and activism.


'Exist To Resist...

Viral “gurning rave guy” recreated as action figure

The viral “gurning rave guy” has been recreated as an action figure.


Shaun Jackson became an unlikely meme back in 2014 after a video, titled...

The history of Spiral Tribe, the UK’s most notorious travelling sound system

Spiral Tribe were ‘90s Britain’s hardest hardcore techno crew –  a travelling party troupe of anti-authoritarian acid-adventurers, and a scourge of the establishment. With co-founder Mark Harrison in the midst of writing a book on their story, and PRSPCT Recordings recently releasing a collection of classic cuts from live Tribe duo R-Zac, Harold Heath dives into their history, legacy and vow to 'Never Stop'

In the 1970s, a teenage Mark Harrison and his younger brother would hitch-hike to free festivals, the country-wide network of large-scale, outdoor music events which...

Watch a new documentary on jungle and drum & bass’ early days

A new documentary on the formative years of jungle and drum & bass has been released at select UK cinemas and via the VOD service...

The Lost Acid House Membership Cards

A new book collects the most prized of all rave memorabilia: the membership card. Filled with classic design work, it’s a window on a transformative era. Collector and compiler Rob Ford tells DJ Mag about how the project came together, while DJs and designers share their memories of the time

“It’s almost like drug dealing,” laughs Rob Ford, a 52-year-old author and music producer, who spends his evenings meeting strangers in car parks and exchanging...

‘90s rave crew Spiral Tribe’s live duo R-Zac reissue 1993 album of Free Party anthems: Listen

‘90s rave crew Spiral Tribe’s live duo R-Zac have reissued their 1993 album of 'free party' anthems, 'Trailer Trax'.


On July 8th, the...

This exhibition celebrates Valencia’s early ‘90s rave scene

A new exhibition capturing the vibrant visual identity of Valencia’s early ‘90s rave scene, la ruta del bakalao, is currently open.


Held at the region's Institut Valencià d'Art...

Man on solo camping trip accidentally joins illegal rave, has “unbelievable weekend"

A man on a solo camping trip on the Yorkshire Moors has revealed how he had an "unbelievable weekend" after accidentally joining an illegal rave...

The event will take place in a yet-to-be-revealed location this May

A new festival celebrating dance music from the ‘90s and ‘00s will take place in Manchester this summer. 

Flashback Festival, organised by Dance Generation...

Tony Davis’ visceral photography doesn’t just capture what the UK’s early ‘90s rave culture looked like, it also manages to conjure up what it felt...

Photographer Tony Davis’ adult life has been dedicated to chronicling culture surrounding Northern Soul all-nighters, football terraces, football casuals, free party collectives and acid house...

The blueprint was compiled using content from the archives of the Acid House Flashback website

A new print documenting rave culture in Blackburn from the late '80s to the early '90s is available now.

Following design studio Dorothy's Acid House...

From acid house to modern politics and beyond

A new exhibition by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is opening this month.

Simultaneously running at Glasgow's Modern Institute and Art: Concept in Paris from...

It tells the full story of the all-night Milton Keynes club that ran from 1991 to 2004

A new exhibition celebrates the history of iconic Milton Keynes rave venue, Sanctuary.

Opening at MK Gallery's Project Space on Saturday, 4th December, Sanctuary: The...

In this month's brand focus, DJ Mag speaks with Freddie Herring about his Leeds-based, club-inspired apparel line: etha ravewear

Every raver has a story about how they found their place on the dancefloor. Leeds-based Freddie Herring, who runs rave-inspired apparel brand Etha Ravewear, found...

Rotterdam-via-Belfast rave futurist Kessler records a storming mix for the Fresh Kicks series, and speaks to Niamh O’Connor about finding inspiration during lockdown and in...

Raves and Riots is an exhibition of Vinca Petersen’s work, currently showing at the Edel Assanti gallery in central London. Bringing together a collection of...

“I left home at 17 and moved into a squat in London,” Vinca Petersen tells DJ Mag during a private view of Raves and Riots...

The documentary also features a bespoke score by Overmono, alongside two exclusive cuts: Orbital ‘Chime’ (Special Request Remix) and Dance System 'Better Days feat. Rush...

There's a new documentary on the history of the UK rave scene coming to Amazon Music.

Better Days: The Story of UK Rave is a...

All proceeds go to support the #WeAreViable movement

Altern 8 have shared their first track since 1993.

Comprising main man Mark Archer and, in a live setting, Josh Doherty AKA Posthuman, the influential...

The Worst Behavior co-founder shares a stripped-back, propulsive cut

Anna Morgan will release her new track 'Armada Stylo' next week, as part of the upcoming 'ARMADASOUNDS' compilation from Mexico City collective Bldsmx.

Co-founder of...