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Mike Skinner of The Streets has claimed that their single ‘Who’s Got The Bag (21st June)’ has apparently been banned by BBC Radio 1. The single was released in March, looking forward to the end of lockdown. Restrictions are set to be lifted on June 21, hence the track’s title. In an Instagram post on May […]

Two minibuses full of people were turned away as police shut down an illegal rave in Surrey. Officers were called to Merstham on Saturday May 24 after being told there were ‘30 to 40 people’ on a footpath under the M23. Three fixed penalty notices were handed out to party goers for breaching coronavirus restrictions […]

It’s 4.30am on Sunday 30 August in the peripheries of the Brecon Beacons in south Wales and the boom of Bristol-made raggatek is drifting over miles of sparse pine trees and winding gravel tracks. In a clearing halfway up a mountainside, in front of four interlinked, monolith-like speaker stacks a writhing mosh pit is erupting. […]

Amsterdam clubbing institution De School is throwing a 62-hour rave in October. Het Weekend is part of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) and starts at 11pm on the Friday (October 18) and runs all the way through until 9am on the Monday (October 21). The line-up boasts over 35 names, including Animalistic Beliefs, Carista (pictured), Cinnaman, Interstellar Funk, LSDXOXO, LYZZA, Jane Fitz, Mad Miran […]

Officers patrolling the surround areas of Thetford Forest discovered an “unlicensed music event” on August 19, but ravers were allowed to continue their fun “due to its distance from any residential areas it was not causing a disturbance.” Though a successful rave by most accounts, it didn’t come without sparking controversy, as ravers were criticised by locals, […]

The city council committee in Edmonton, Canada has ruled to halt the proposed ban on raves and electronic music events in order to assess the legislation after seeing a harm reduction report. According to the Edmonton Journal, Ward 6 Coun. Scott McKeen spoke to a packed room at a meeting recently to touch on the public response that […]

May Day bank holiday approaches in the UK and a party atmosphere is crackling in the air. Welsh police reckon that can only mean one thing: illegal raves. Having already thwarted plans for a party in the Grade II-listed Bedwellty House in the town of Tredegar later this month, Welsh police are now taking extra care to […]

A rave in Burgess Hill, West Sussex on Saturday night was allowed to continue for six hours despite police being aware of it. 200 people were inside a building on Victoria Road when police were called at approximately 11.30pm, with 300 more trying to access the rave. Instead of cutting of the party, officers blocked […]

Let’s face it, illegal raves are never going to end. Especially if police are struggling to shut them down. It happened again last week as a party was allowed to carry on in Salisbury, Wiltshire, despite residents from numerous villages kicking off about it. A local report said “loud dance music” started on Friday night and rolled on […]

The Indian state of Goa, known as the country’s rave and dance music destination, has announced it will crack down on the all-night dance parties which the state has become known for. Although no new legislation has passed, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar shared that local authorities will start enforcing a ban on loud noise […]