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French Senate approves anti-rave law

It’s been a while since “raving” has been widely regarded by governments as counterculture. Nonetheless, earlier this week, the French Senate ratified a bill that considerably tightens event parameters for even mildly sizable “music gatherings.” Republican senator, Pascale Bories says the legislation was drafted “to better supervise the festive musical gatherings (rave parties) and to […]

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French Senate approves anti-rave law

It’s been a while since “raving” has been widely regarded by governments as counterculture. Nonetheless, earlier this week, the French Senate ratified a bill that considerably tightens event parameters for even mildly sizable “music gatherings.” Republican senator, Pascale Bories says the legislation was drafted “to better supervise the festive musical gatherings (rave parties) and to […]

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Illegal rave in Ibiza leads to arrest of 73, 13 injured

Ibiza police arrested 73 ravers this past weekend, on August 23, while shutting down an illegal rave transpiring in government-protected woods near the Spanish island’s Cala Conta beach . The irreverent party, which attracted an approximate 1,000 total attendees, swiftly turned into an aggressive affront once authorities arrived on the scene. When 40 some odd […]

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Illegal rave in Ibiza leads to arrest of 73, 13 injured

Ibiza police arrested 73 ravers this past weekend, on August 23, while shutting down an illegal rave transpiring in government-protected woods near the Spanish island’s Cala Conta beach . The irreverent party, which attracted an approximate 1,000 total attendees, swiftly turned into an aggressive affront once authorities arrived on the scene. When 40 some odd […]

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Illegal rave in Ibiza leads to arrest of 73, 13 injured

Ibiza police arrested 73 ravers this past weekend, on August 23, while shutting down an illegal rave transpiring in government-protected woods near the Spanish island’s Cala Conta beach . The irreverent party, which attracted an approximate 1,000 total attendees, swiftly turned into an aggressive affront once authorities arrived on the scene. When 40 some odd […]

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Illegal rave in Ibiza leads to arrest of 73, 13 injured

Ibiza police arrested 73 ravers this past weekend, on August 23, while shutting down an illegal rave transpiring in government-protected woods near the Spanish island’s Cala Conta beach . The irreverent party, which attracted an approximate 1,000 total attendees, swiftly turned into an aggressive affront once authorities arrived on the scene. When 40 some odd […]

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Illegal rave in Ibiza leads to arrest of 73, 13 injured

Ibiza police arrested 73 ravers this past weekend, on August 23, while shutting down an illegal rave transpiring in government-protected woods near the Spanish island’s Cala Conta beach . The irreverent party, which attracted an approximate 1,000 total attendees, swiftly turned into an aggressive affront once authorities arrived on the scene. When 40 some odd […]

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Steve Aoki, MAKJ, and Showtek merge for mainstage anthem ‘Rave’ featuring Kris Kiss

In an unlikely but welcome combination of forces, Steve Aoki has teamed up with MAKJ and Showtek for new release “Rave,” featuring London-based vocalist Kris Kiss. The track’s drop is the ultimate blend of Showtek’s resounding big room energy that’s known to draw massive numbers on the festival front, while MAKJ and Aoki’s influences are […]

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Illegal rave on English mushroom farm allowed to go until 7 a.m.

Just outside the town of Market Harborough, England lies an abandoned mushroom farm that has, as of late, become a hotspot for illegal raves. The site hosted over 2,000 people at an unlicensed event in 2016. Back again nearly two years later, British partygoers stayed through the night at another rave, against the wishes of […]

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The French presidential palace is hosting its first ever rave later this month

With a storied list of legendary electronic musicians that includes Jean-Michel Jarre, Air, Daft Punk, Justice, and M83, to mention just a few, it comes as a surprise that the French presidential palace has yet to pay its respect to the country’s great talent. Later this month France will celebrate its electronic masterminds, as on June […]

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Live music bolsters brain wave synchronization, study says

A new scientific study has confirmed what we’ve long felt to be true — that brain wave activity is heightened in the presence of live music. The study, led by neuroscientist and psychology professor Dr. Jessica Grahn, finds that “people enjoy music more when the performance is live and when experienced as part of a group.”  The new […]

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14-year-old girl rented house, hosted 200-person super rave

A 14-year-old Vancouver girl’s recent actions arise as an admonition that parents ought to take greater care to conceal their credit card information. The Vancouver Courier reported that the Canadian rented a $600-per-night property on her parent’s credit card in order to host a party that would turn into a 200-person rave, after the news […]

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14-year-old girl rented house, hosted 200-person super rave

A 14-year-old Vancouver girl’s recent actions arise as an admonition that parents ought to take greater care to conceal their credit card information. The Vancouver Courier reported that the Canadian rented a $600-per-night property on her parent’s credit card in order to host a party that would turn into a 200-person rave, after the news […]

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This vintage rave footage from Sydney is absolutely mental

Raves in the 90’s were off the wall.Absolute madness regularly ensued among those in attendance, and now it looks like we’ve got some proof. A 50-minute video from the Sydney Rave History Website has surfaced and the old school “2036 Rave” at Alexandria’s Graffiti Hall of Fame dating back from 1996. It’s hardcore proof that […]

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Missing Dutch woman ‘lost in the music,’ found at week-long Spanish rave

Thalissa Van de Lagemaat recently gave “lost in the music” a whole new meaning.After the Dutch-hailing Lagemaat went off the grid after having her identification stolen, her family began to worry. Their worries increased even more when she didn’t return to the Netherlands on October 31 as originally planned.Naturally, when her family hadn’t heard from her […]

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Pharrell Williams forays deeper into rave culture with new horror film

In a crossover that is sure to capture the attention of dance music fans, Pharrell Williams is putting music on pause as he begins work on a new horror movie about “being trapped in a rave on Halloween.”The new thriller is based off of Danielle Vega’s novel, Survive The Night. Williams has already begun work […]

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[WATCH] Manchester hosts first learning disability rave

A Manchester charity called Manchester People First recently teamed up with club promoters Meat Free to host a rave for people with learning disabilities called Under One Roof.BBC Stories created a short film about the July evening, showing people with learning disabilities enjoying an evening created just for them at Texture nightclub.The three-minute video focuses […]

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Illegal rave in Surrey requires 50 police officers, one helicopter to end event

Police officers in Surry, England found themselves in a stand off over the weekend after a massive illegal rave attracted the attention of the authorities, after they were initially alerted by concerned citizens in the neighboring Dorking area.The unlicensed music event attracted more than 500 people to a Surrey office block at approximately 10PM on Saturday evening. […]

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