A discussion on the rave culture

The warehouse parties were becoming bigger and more entrepreneurial. Rave offers an arena for entertainment which is freed from the surveillance imposed on us by institutional procedures, apparatus, architecture, private security and closed circuit television.

And every time you are in town they come to see you for every show, and they pay at the door for that… and they occasionally travel to see you… and tell their friends how great you are… you only need those to make a living.

Ultimately, we can see this as having manifest in two ways. You can beat Hollywood up about allsorts of things- quite rightly so- but one of the things you need to remember is that Hollywood is one of the last places on Earth where… on a big scale, you see the daily commissioning of orchestral music.

When Buddy Holly became a celebrity, we looked at him and said wow! There used to be a utilitarian aspect to this. And then going mad again, just dancing again and going crazy. My advice to musicians would be — learn how to make classical music, learn how to DJ, learn how to produce, learn how to play live, learn how to write songs for other people, learn everything….

It's about loving one another and coming together, regardless of who you are or what you've done. One of the reasons that this escapism is possible in a rave is that it's a place where the traditional dominance of the male and female gaze is subverted.

The atmospere at raves became more mellow, as people sought to create a feeling of 'togetherness'. I love to read a good book, hang out with my friends, see my family, and play with my dog Cher.

Bleh I dunno, maybe I'm over reacting, I just wanted to rant. Once I was able to interview a few people who could explain the initial process, I was able to understand what I was actually looking for. What happened to the love? We have this sense to participate and organise- this is music at its most crude form.

At the best of times, one could say that the Future Culture mailing list defines the future culture. But could anyone else have written them? Without genre however, it would be difficult for artists to find acceptance.

The primary aim of these parties was to hear 'good soulful music' which wasn't being played in the commercial West End clubs of the time and to dance. What is the relationship of music to language? Jacques Attali in his seminal text "Noise" claimed: Collage and Authorship Rave can essentially be seen as collage, on many levels.

Composition lies somewhere between creating a possibility that allows other people to express themselves and making something which is a single minded point of view.

Music at raves is a way of blending desires with memories, with acts, visions and fears, as they all roll into each other. It starts with live music in Millennium Square, before weaving its way through the city centre and ending at another live music stage on Lower Briggate.

It is the recent development of new technology which has enabled music makers to extract one element of a piece of music such as the vocals, or a bass linetake it out of its original context and mix it together with any other chosen sounds.See both Hill and Hutson for more discussion on this point.

Also, Sylvan (, ) further discusses the drug- induced spirituality of raves and rave culture. Kai Fikentscher () claims that underground music is produced in an oppo.

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May 18,  · The rejection of “pub culture” (a far more macho and testosterone-driven philosophy than rave culture) results in a sort of mainstream wariness of rave culture amongst Australians. “The dance culture prides itself on a lack of aggression,” and though the pub culture does not strictly advocate of violence, the peace loving philosophy of.

Rave Culture combines a rigid structure of music-event typologies and “ideal-types” of people who attend them with a more nuanced appreciation of localized cultural dynamics and how personal and collective identities intersect to inform the perspectives and actions of various music scene participants.

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The term began as an informal discussion on usenet lists palmolive2day.com and palmolive2day.coms. SF-raves mailing list archived at hyper-real also noted the use of the term, and there is a flyer archive which might contain evidence of the existence of the term.

A discussion on the rave culture
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