In the new film Beats, director Brian Welsh travels back to 1990s Aberdeen to tell the story of rave culture – why it mattered, and how it got torn apart.
Despite most clubs in the city being whitewashed and shuttered with harsher licenses, a host of rebel collectives are fighting back.
In the past year alone, 79 hotels were given the go-ahead for construction – often at the expense of cultural spaces. We speak to the people fighting back.
Earlier this year, Tbilisi’s clubs were aggressively raided by armed police. We look at what’s changed since, and how it affected the city’s burgeoning underground music scene.
From gay bars and discos to old-school bruin cafés and red-light district taverns – Marc H. Miller and Bettie Ringma’s portraits capture the hidden soul of the city.
For the past 26 years, Latinx queers have been heading to East Hollywood’s ‘Vaquero Night’ – a cowboy-themed event with a South American spin.
A new documentary explores the rise of acid house culture in northern England; drawing parallels between Thatcher’s Britain and the Tory-inflicted austerity of today.
Cities such as Amsterdam have shown that harm-reduction strategies save lives without forcing venues to close. Why can’t London learn from them?