30 ravers had to be treated for hypothermia this past weekend at France’s Teknival festival.
Taking place in Creuse, the free and unauthorised hardcore/hardstyle festival was attended by over 10,000 ravers for its annual French edition from 4th - 5th May. However, unexpected snowfall saw temperatures plummet to -3 degrees Celsius on Saturday night, leaving ravers at risk.
The trailer for a new UK rave culture drama called 'Beats' has been unveiled ahead of its release to UK and Ireland cinemas on May 17th.
Produced by Steven Soderbergh, featuring music from Optimo's JD Twitch and directed by Brian Welsh (whose previous credits include 'Black Mirror'), the film is set in Scotland during the summer of 1994 and follows a pair of friends as they get to grips with the free party scene of the time before they separate as adulthood awaits.
Point Blank London were joined by rave legend, DJ Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter, to discuss his fascinating life in the music industry and how to survive as a DJ. If you’re just starting out your career as a DJ and need the best in tips, tricks and industry insights, they can help.
Johannes Albert has announced a new album, 'Lichtenberg', his first LP since 2013's acclaimed debut, 'Hotel Novalis'.
A resident at Berlin's legendary nightspot Salon Zur Wilden Renate, one of the venues involved in last year's rave protesting the far right group AfD, on his latest work the German artist charts acid, 1990s rave, New Wave and EBM (a genre we ran a special on last year).
The Prodigy have announced a new North American tour along with a host of festival shows on the continent.
The iconic rave legends already confirmed they would be taking their inimitable blend of electronics on the road to events like Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, Rockingham's Epicentre Festival and Chicago Open Air.
In terms of solo dates, fans in Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Washington, Boston and New York will all get a chance to catch their ferocious live performances.
Carl Cox has locked the first names for his Burning Man fundraising rave.
Set for San Francisco's Midway on 22nd March, the event - which will raise for for his theme camp, Playground, at Burning Man - will feature Cox, Joseph Capriati, Pleasurekraft and "many more to be announced". The event will be Cox's first U.S. show of 2019.
Cox founded Playground Camp as "a way to celebrate all that Burning Man is, and as a way to give back to a culture that he loves."
A rave will take place in a slaughterhouse just south of Swedish capital Stockholm on Christmas Day.
Hosted by Swedish house producer Jeremy Olander, Vivrant - which is named after's Olanders' imprint - will take place at the 1000-capacity venue Slaktkyrkan (aka "The Slaughterchuch", a space that has a history of over 100 years of commerical animal slaughter).
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 catalogues a host of mixtapes and zines created during the decade.
Originally launched back in 2007, the resource "strives to bring you the best in '90s Rave nostalgia." The minds behind the website continued, "We have always approached it as both ravers and archivists making sure to save what was largely an ephemeral culture."
Waste away the hours on the archive here.
Illegal raves are on the rise in the UK, according to a new report.
According to Sky News, there were 682 reports of illegal raves and unlicensed music events recorded in the UK 2017, an increase of 9% from the previous year’s 628.
These figures were gathered from FOI responses from a mere 14 police forces from England and Wales, suggesting that the actual numbered of illegal raves reported across the UK is considerably larger.