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A rave (from the verb: to rave) is a large dance party featuring performances by DJs and occasionally live performers playing electronic music, particularly EDM. [1]

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Acid house

Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.

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Acid house party

An acid house party was a type of illegal party typically staged in warehouses in 1987-89.

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ageHa (also as 'AGH') is a nightclub and event space in Shin-Kiba, Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan.

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Aladdin Sane

Aladdin Sane is the sixth album by David Bowie, released by RCA Records in 1973.

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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom.

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An algorave is an event where people dance to music generated from algorithms, often using live coding techniques, and short for "algorithmic rave." Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins are the inventors of the algorave, the first of which was held under the name in 2011.

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Alternative dance

Alternative dance or indie dance (also referred to as underground dance in the US) is a musical genre that mixes various rock subgenres with electronic dance music.

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Ambient music

Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.

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Amnesia (nightclub)

Amnesia is one of several internationally renowned clubs in Ibiza.

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Angels (nightclub)

Angels was a nightclub and music venue in Burnley, England.

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Anna Wood (born 1980)

Anna Victoria Wood (27 May 1980 – 24 October 1995) was an Australian teenager who died after collapsing into a coma due to water intoxication, after taking an ecstasy tablet at a rave in inner city Sydney.

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ArtRave: The Artpop Ball

ArtRave: The Artpop Ball (stylized as artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball) was the fourth headlining concert tour by American singer Lady Gaga.

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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Ayr (Inbhir Àir, "Mouth of the River Ayr") is a town and former Royal Burgh sitting along the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland.

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B 018

B 018, also pronounced in French, B Dix-Huit, is a hypogeal nightclub in the semi-industrial, Quarantaine neighborhood of Beirut, Lebanon.

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Bal en Blanc

Bal en Blanc is a huge rave party that is hosted annually, during the Easter holiday weekend, in Montreal, Canada.

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Bamboo Club

Bamboo Club, nicknamed Bamboo, is a Romanian-based chain of nightclubs with headquarters in Bucharest, Romania, owned and operated by Giosue "Joshua" Castellano.

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Bassline (music genre)

Bassline (or sometimes referred to as bassline house) is a type of music related to UK garage that originated from speed garage, and shares characteristics with fellow subgenres dubstep and grime for their emphasis on bass.

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Beatnik was a media stereotype prevalent throughout the 1950s to mid-1960s that displayed the more superficial aspects of the Beat Generation literary movement of the 1950s.

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Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Berghain is a nightclub in Berlin, Germany.

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Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall (Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.

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Beyond Wonderland

Beyond Wonderland is an electronic dance festival organized by Insomniac Events.

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Big beat

Big beat is a style of electronic dance music that typically uses heavy breakbeats and synthesizer-generated loops and patterns common to acid house.

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Black light

A black light, also referred to as a UV-A light, Wood's light, or simply ultraviolet light, is a lamp that emits long wave (UV-A) ultraviolet light and not much visible light.

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Boccaccio (nightclub)

Boccaccio was a nightclub in Destelbergen, near Ghent, Belgium.

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A Bohemian is a resident of Bohemia, a region of the Czech Republic or the former Kingdom of Bohemia, a region of the former Crown of Bohemia (lands of the Bohemian Crown).

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Bouncy techno

Bouncy techno is a hardcore dance music rave style that developed in the early 1990s from Scotland and North England.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

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Breakbeat as a term refers to one of two distinct things.

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Breakbeat hardcore

Breakbeat hardcore (a.k.a. oldskool rave hardcore) is a genre of electronic dance music and a derivative of acid house and techno music, of the late 1980s and early 1990s, that combines four-on-the-floor rhythms with breakbeats, and is associated with the UK rave scene.

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Bruxism, also termed teeth grinding, is the excessive grinding of the teeth and/or clenching of the jaw.

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Bubblegum dance

Bubblegum dance is a subgenre of Eurodance music.

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Buddy Holly

Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.

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Bunker (Berlin)

The Bunker (also Reichsbahnbunker) in Berlin-Mitte is a listed air-raid shelter.

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Burning Man

Burning Man is an annual gathering that takes place at Black Rock City—a temporary community erected in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.

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Café d'Anvers (Club)

Café d'Anvers is a nightclub in Antwerp, Belgium.

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California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Cannabis (drug)

Cannabis, also known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.

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Carnival of Light

"Carnival of Light" is an unreleased experimental piece by The Beatles.

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Castlemorton Common Festival

The Castlemorton Common Festival was a week-long free festival and rave held in the Malvern Hills near Malvern, Worcestershire, England in 1992.

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Catacombs Nightclub Philadelphia

The Catacombs Nightclub was a gay after hours nightclub in Philadelphia that played underground dance music which became the precursor to house music.

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Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Circuit party

A circuit party is a large dance event.

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Club drug

Club drugs, also called Rave drugs, are a loosely defined category of recreational drugs which are associated with discothèques in the 1970s and dance clubs, parties, and raves in the 1980s to the 2000s.

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Club Filter Melbourne

Club Filter, based upstairs at The Lounge bar and nightclub at 243 Swanston Street in the heart of the city, holds the record as Melbourne's (and also Australia's) longest-running techno music night, having run every Wednesday night from 1992 to 2003.

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Club Glow

Club Glow is the longest running dance party in Washington, DC.

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Club Space

Club Space is a large nightclub located in the downtown area of Miami, Florida, owned by Justin Levine and Roman Jones.

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A concert is a live performance of music in front of an audience.

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Crash Worship

Crash Worship or ADRV (Adoración De Rotura Violenta) was a San Diego based experimental-aktionist-industrial-noise performance group formed in 1986, most renowned for its live shows in which three stand-up percussionists hammered out concussive poly-rhythms to abstract mutated guitar, synthesizers, effects and dueling vocalists.

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Cream (nightclub)

Cream, based at the Nation nightclub in Liverpool, is one of the best-known night clubs in the world.

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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c.33) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Cybergoth is a subculture that derives from elements of cyberpunk, goth, raver, and rivethead fashion.

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CzechTek was an annual teknival normally held on the weekend at the end of July in the Czech Republic.

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Dance improvisation

Dance improvisation is the process of spontaneously creating movement.

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Dance studio

A dance studio is a space in which dancers learn or rehearse.

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DanceSafe is a nonprofit organization, with 9 local chapters in the US and Canada.

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Date rape

Date rape is a form of acquaintance rape.

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David Bowie

David Bowie (born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor.

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DC10 (nightclub)

DC10 is a nightclub on the island of Ibiza in the Mediterranean.

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Deee-Lite was an American house and club/dance music group, formed in New York City.

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Denny's (also known as Denny's Diner on some of the locations' signage) is a full-service pancake house/coffee shop/fast casual family restaurant chain.

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Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft

Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft or D.A.F. is an influential German electropunk/Neue Deutsche Welle band from Düsseldorf, formed in 1978 featuring Gabriel "Gabi" Delgado-López (vocals), Robert Görl (drums, percussion, electronic instruments), Kurt "Pyrolator" Dahlke (electronic instruments), Michael Kemner (bass-guitar) and Wolfgang Spelmans (guitar).

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Disc jockey

A disc jockey (abbreviated DJ, D.J. or deejay) is a person who plays recorded music for an audience, either a radio audience if the mix is broadcast or the audience in a venue such as a bar or nightclub.

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DJ Magazine

DJ Magazine (also known as DJ Mag) is a British monthly magazine dedicated to electronic dance music and DJs.

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Originating in the Sydney post-punk electronic music scene of the early 1990s, the slang term doof or bush doof refers to a type of outdoor dance party in Australia and New Zealand, generally held in a remote country area or just outside big cities in surrounding bush or rainforests and similar to raves or teknivals.

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Dreadlocks, also locs, dreads, or in Hindi, Jata, are intentionally matted and sculpted ropes of hair.

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Drive-In Saturday

"Drive-In Saturday" is a song by David Bowie from his 1973 album Aladdin Sane.

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Drum and bass

Drum & Bass (also written as Drum 'n' Bass or Drum and Bass and commonly abbreviated to D&B, DnB or D'n'B) is a genre of electronic music also known as Jungle which emerged in England in the early 1990s.

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Dub (music)

Dub is a genre of electronic music which grew out of reggae music in the 1960s, and is commonly considered a subgenre,Dub: soundscapes and shattered songs in Jamaican reggae, p.2 though it has developed to extend beyond the scope of reggae.

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Dub techno

Dub techno is a subgenre of techno.

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Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London, England.

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E-Werk was a techno music club in Berlin, Germany that was held in a former Abspannwerk Buchhändlerhof electrical substation.

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Earthcore is an Australian outdoor dance music festival and electronic music events organisation.

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East Berlin

East Berlin existed between 1949 and 1990.

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Electric Daisy Carnival

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is an electronic dance music festival hosted by the company Insomniac Events, which first produced EDC in 1997 in Los Angeles.

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Electric Forest Festival

Electric Forest Festival is a four-day multi-genre event, with a focus on electronic and jam band genres, held in Rothbury, Michigan, at the Double JJ Resort.

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Electric Zoo

Electric Zoo is an annual electronic music festival held over Labor Day weekend in New York City on Randall's Island.

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Electro dance

Electro dance (otherwise known as Tecktonik and Milky Way) is a frenetic and quirky form of street dance typically performed to electro house music.

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Electro house

Electro house is a hard form of house music.

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Electronic body music

Electronic body music (EBM) is a music genre that combines elements of post-industrial music and electropunk.

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Electronic dance music

Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, electronic dance, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres produced largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music.

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Electronica is an umbrella term that encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, drum and bass, jungle, and industrial dance, among others.

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EmazingLights, LLC is a California-based retail company It was founded in 2010 by company CEO Brian Lim.

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Energy (event)

Energy is a techno-music event (see rave) taking place after the Street Parade in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Epping Forest Country Club

The Epping Forest Country Club was a group of three night clubs on the Essex/London border, just outside of Chigwell, Essex.

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Eurobeat is either a form of the British dance-pop variant of Eurodisco or Hi-NRG-driven Italo disco music that both developed in 1980s.

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Eve & Rave

Eve & Rave (also known as eve&rave) are/were non-profit registered associations in the German cities Berlin, Kassel, Cologne and Münster as well as in Switzerland.

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Fabric (club)

Fabric is a nightclub in London, United Kingdom.

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A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is an industrial site, usually consisting of buildings and machinery, or more commonly a complex having several buildings, where workers manufacture goods or operate machines processing one product into another.

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Fantazia (dance)

Fantazia is a dance organisation based in the UK.

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Fine (penalty)

A fine or mulct is money paid usually to superior authority, usually governmental authority, as a punishment for a crime or other offence.

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Flunitrazepam, also known as Rohypnol among others, is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine used as an hypnotic, sedative, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and skeletal muscle relaxant drug.

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Fluorescence is the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light or other electromagnetic radiation.

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Fog machine

A fog machine, fog generator, or smoke machine is a device that emits a dense vapor that appears similar to fog or smoke.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Frankie Bones

Frankie Bones (real name Frank Mitchell) is an American techno and house music disc jockey from New York City.

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Free festival

Free festivals are a combination of music, arts and cultural activities for which, often, no admission is charged, but involvement is preferred.

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Free party

A free party is a party "free" from the restrictions of the legal club scene, similar to the free festival movement.

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Front 242

Front 242 is a Belgian electronic music group that came into prominence during the 1980s.

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Full Moon Party

The Full Moon Party is an all-night beach party that originated in Haad Rin on the island of Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand on the night of, before or after every full moon.

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Gabber, gabba, (from), Rotterdam techno, Rotterdam hardcore or retrospectively called early hardcore, is a style of electronic music and a subgenre of hardcore.

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Gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid

γ-Hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), also known as 4-hydroxybutanoic acid, is a naturally occurring substance found in the human central nervous system, as well as in wine, beef, small citrus fruits, and in small amounts in almost all animals.

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Garage rock

Garage rock is a style of pop music, a raw and energetic variety of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s most notably in the United States and Canada, but also elsewhere.

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Gatecrasher One

Gatecrasher One was a nightclub in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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Genesis '88

Genesis'88 was a party promotion crew who threw some of the first acid house parties also known as raves in the United Kingdom from 1988 to 1992.

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Genesis P-Orridge

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (born 22 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance artist, and occultist.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Ghetto house

Ghetto house, G-house, or booty house, is a genre of Chicago house which started being recognized as a distinct style from around 1992 onwards.

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Glam rock

Glam rock (also known as glitter rock) is a style of rock and pop music that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s, which was performed by singers and musicians who wore outrageous clothes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform-soled boots and glitter.

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Glitch (music)

Glitch is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the late 1990s.

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Gloving is a form of modern dance which involves the use of fingertip LED lights to accentuate hand and digit movement.

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Glow stick

A glow stick is a self-contained, short-term light-source.

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Glowsticking is a form of object manipulation or dancing with glowsticks or other glowstick-like objects that share the same qualities: durability, consistency in light, safe to toss around, and the material of which they are made, often a soft and pliant plastic.

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Goa trance

Goa trance is an electronic music style that originated during the late 1980s in Goa, India.

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Godskitchen is an international superclub brand which is associated with dance music and organises events, particularly in the UK and US.

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Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged during the mid-1980s in the American state of Washington, particularly in Seattle.

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Haight Street

Haight Street, in San Francisco, is perhaps best known as the principal street in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district, also known as Upper Haight.

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Hakken (sometimes Hakkûh) is a form of rave dance originating from the Dutch Hardcore and Gabber scene.

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Hangar 13

Hangar 13 was a Scottish hardcore rave venue in Ayr, Scotland.

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Haoman 17

Haoman 17 (האומן 17, lit. The Artist 17) is a chain of nightclubs in Israel.

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Happy hardcore

Happy hardcore, also known as happy rave or happycore, is a genre of hard dance typified by a very fast tempo (usually around 160–180 BPM), often coupled with solo vocals and sentimental lyrics.

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Hardcore (electronic dance music genre)

Hardcore, formerly called hardcore techno, is a subgenre of electronic dance music originating in Europe from the emergent raves in the 1990s.

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Hardkiss is the group moniker of San Francisco electronic music pioneers Scott (who died on March 25, 2013), Gavin, and Robbie Hardkiss.

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Hardstyle is an electronic dance genre mixing influences from hardtechno and hardcore.

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Harm reduction

Harm reduction (or harm minimization) is a range of public health policies designed to reduce the harmful consequences associated with various human behaviors, both legal and illegal.

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Having a Rave Up with The Yardbirds

Having a Rave Up with The Yardbirds, or simply Having a Rave Up, is the second American album by English rock group The Yardbirds.

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Heather Heart

Heather Lotruglio (born 1974), better known as Heather Heart, is a American New York based techno DJ.

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Heaven (nightclub)

Heaven is a superclub in London, England which appeals predominantly (but not exclusively) to the gay market.

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Helter Skelter (rave music promoter)

Helter Skelter are one of the longest running dance music promoters in the UK.

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A hippie (or hippy) is a member of a subculture that was originally a youth movement that started in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.

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Home (nightclub chain)

The Home chain of nightclubs were initially started at the height of popularity of house music.

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Home counties

The home counties are the counties of England that surround London.

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House Dance International

House Dance International (“HDI”) is an annual street dance festival based in New York City that highlights the art forms of House dance, Vogue, Hustle, Waacking and Experimental, all of which are performed to house music or derivatives of electronic dance music.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Ibiza (Eivissa)p is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of the city of Valencia, in eastern Spain.

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Illinois is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Industrial (dance)

Industrial dance (ID) is a dance form originated in the dark alternative clubs of Europe (primarily Germany) and the US throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s.

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Industrial dance

Industrial dance is a North American alternative term for electronic body music and electro-industrial music.

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Industrial music

Industrial music is a genre of experimental music that draws on transgressive and provocative themes.

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Insomniac Events

Insomniac Events is an American tour promoter focusing primarily on electronic music events.

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Intervasion of the UK

The Intervasion of the UK was a 1994 electronic civil disobedience and collective action against John Major's Criminal Justice Bill which sought to outlaw outdoor dance festivals and "music with a repetitive beat".

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Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Jumpstyle is an electronic dance style and music genre popular in Eastern Europe, as well as certain parts of Australia and the United States.

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Karlovy lázně

Karlovy lázně (meaning "Charles' Spa") is a five story disco club in Prague, Czech Republic and the largest club in Central Europe according to Peds Dominguez and Nics agreed.

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KaZantip also known simply as "Z" is an electronic dance music festival that took place every year from 1992 to 2013 on the Crimean Peninsula; from 2002 to 2013 it was held in the village of Popovka, near Myrnyi.

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Keith Moon

Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer who played with the English rock band the Who.

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Ketamine (INN) is a medication used mainly for starting and maintaining anesthesia.

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The KitKatClub is a nightclub in Berlin, opened in March 1994 by Austrian pornographic film maker Simon Thaur and his life partner Kirsten Krüger.

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Laser lighting display

A laser lighting display or laser light show involves the use of laser light to entertain an audience.

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Le Palace

Le Palace is a Paris theatre located at 8, rue du Faubourg-Montmartre in the 9th arrondissement.

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Le Queen

Le Queen is a nightclub in Paris, located on the avenue des Champs-Élysées.

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Leah Betts

Leah Sarah Betts (1 November 1977 – 16 November 1995) was a schoolgirl from Latchingdon in Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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Liquid and digits

Liquid and digits is a type of gestural, interpretive, rave and urban street dance that sometimes involve aspects of pantomime.

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List of electronic music festivals

The following is an incomplete list of music festivals that feature electronic music, which encapsulates music featuring electronic instruments such as electric guitar and keyboards, as well as recent genres such as electronic dance music (EDM).

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Love Parade

The Love Parade (Loveparade) was a popular electronic dance music festival and parade that originated in 1989 in West Berlin, Germany.

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Lysergic acid diethylamide

Lysergic acid diethylamide (or or), abbreviated LSD or LSD-25, also known as lysergide (INN) and colloquially as acid, is a psychedelic drug of the ergoline family, well known for its psychological effects - which can include altered thinking processes, closed- and open-eye visuals, synesthesia, an altered sense of time, and spiritual experiences - as well as for its key role in 1960s counterculture.

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M25 motorway

The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a motorway which almost encircles Greater London, England (with the exception of North Ockendon), in the United Kingdom.

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Magic Circus

Magic Circus was one of the most famous nightclubs in Mexico City.

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Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.

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Mansion nightclub

The Mansion is located in Melbourne, Australia, at 83 Queens Road.

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The Masterdome was located at 137 S. G St.

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Matter (venue)

Matter was a London music venue and nightclub that opened in September 2008, after three years of planning.

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Mayday (music festival)

Mayday, like the former Love Parade, is one of the oldest and most reputed electronic music festivals in Germany, having its debut on 1991 and Katowice, Poland, having its debut on 2000.

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MDMA (contracted from) is a psychoactive drug of the substituted methylenedioxyphenethylamine and substituted amphetamine classes of drugs that is consumed primarily for its euphoric and empathogenic effects.

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Megatripolis was an innovative, underground London nightclub created by Encyclopaedia Psychedelica / Evolution editor and founder of the Zippie movement Fraser Clark, partner Sionaidh Craigen and partners JJ and Bugsy as well as a great many others (from an original concept by Fraser Clark and Sionaidh Craigen).

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Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne Shuffle

The Melbourne Shuffle (also known as Rocking or simply The Shuffle) is a rave and club dance that originated in the late 1980s in the underground rave music scene in Melbourne, Australia.

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Methamphetamine (contracted from) is a strong central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is mainly used as a recreational drug.

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Milan (or; Milano; Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy, serves as the capital of Lombardy.

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Ministry of Sound

Ministry of Sound started out as a nightclub in London, but has since diversified into a multimedia entertainment business.

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Mod (subculture)

Mod is a subculture that began in 1960s Britain and spread, in varying degrees, to other countries"Revolution in Men's Clothes: Mod Fashions from Britain are Making a Smash in the U.S.", Life Magazine, May 13, 1966; pp.

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Mohawk people

The Kanien'kehá:ka (or Mohawk people) are the most easterly tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy.

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Moombahton is a fusion genre of house music and reggaeton that was created by American DJ and producer Dave Nada (born David Villegas) in Washington, D.C., in 2009.

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Music festival

A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality or locality of musicians, or holiday.

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N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT or N,N-DMT) is a psychedelic compound of the tryptamine family.

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The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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New rave

New rave (sometimes spelled nu rave or neu rave) is a genre of music that fuse elements of electronic music, new wave, rock, indie, techno, mashup, breakbeat hardcore and electro house.

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New wave music

New wave music is a musical genre of pop/rock created in the late-1970s to mid-1980s with ties to 1970s punk rock.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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A nightclub (also known as a discothèque, disco, dance club or club) is an entertainment venue which usually operates late into the night.

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Nitzer Ebb

Nitzer Ebb (pronounced or) are a British EBM group formed in 1982 by Essex school friends Vaughan "Bon" Harris (programming, synthesizers, drums, vocals), Douglas McCarthy (vocals), and David Gooday (drums).

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Northamptonshire (or; abbreviated Northants.) is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (usually abbreviated as HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Oldschool jungle

Oldschool jungle, or simply jungle, is a genre of electronic music that incorporates influences from other genres, including breakbeat hardcore and reggae/dub/dancehall.

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Orbital (band)

Orbital was an English electronic dance music duo from Sevenoaks, Kent, consisting of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll.

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Pacha Group

Pacha is a nightclub franchise with headquarters in Ibiza, Spain.

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A pacifier (American English), dummy (United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries and Ireland), binky, or soother (Canadian English) is a rubber, plastic, or silicone nipple given to an infant or other young child to suck upon.

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Papaya Club

Papaya is a club on Zrće beach on Pag Island in Croatia, which has hosted DJs and festivals including Godskitchen and Swedish House Mafia.

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Para Para

is a synchronized dance that originated in Japan.

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Paradise Garage

The Paradise Garage was a discotheque notable in the history of modern dance and pop music, as well as LGBT and nightclub cultures It was founded by Michael Brody (its sole proprietor).

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Patras (Πάτρα,, Classical Greek and Katharevousa: Πάτραι (pl.),, Patrae (pl.)) is Greece's third largest urban area and the regional capital of Western Greece, in northern Peloponnese, west of Athens.

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.

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Paul van Dyk

Matthias Paul, better known by his stage name Paul van Dyk (born 16 December 1971 in Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany) is a German Grammy Award-winning electronic dance music DJ, musician and record producer.

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Popping is a street dance and one of the original funk styles that came from California during the 1960s–1970s.

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Popscene (club)

Popscene was the pioneering UK "indie dance" club of the 1990 Brit Pop movement.

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Power pop

Power pop is a popular musical genre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American pop and rock music.

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Privilege Ibiza

Privilege Ibiza is the "world's largest nightclub" according to the Guinness Book of Records, with a capacity of 10,000 people.

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Progressive house

Progressive house is a style (subgenre) of house music.

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Acer projector, 2012 A projector or image projector is an optical device that projects an image (or moving images) onto a surface, commonly a projection screen.

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Psychedelia is a name given to the subculture of people who use psychedelic drugs, and a style of psychedelic artwork and psychedelic music derived from the experience of altered consciousness that uses highly distorted and surreal visuals, sound effects and reverberation, and bright colors and full spectrums and animation (including cartoons) to evoke and convey to a viewer or listener the artist's experience while using such drugs.

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Psychedelic rock

Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs.

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Psychedelic trance

Psychedelic trance, psytrance or just psy (derived from the Ancient Greek word ψυχή "psyche", mind; soul; breath; spirit) is an electronic music style characterized by arrangements of synthetic rhythms and complex layered melodies created by high tempo riffs.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or simply punk) is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Quadrant Park

Quadrant Park was a nightclub and in Liverpool, UK opened during the late 1980's to the early 1990s.

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Rainbow Serpent Festival

The Rainbow Serpent Festival is a large electronic music, art and lifestyle festival, located in Victoria, Australia.

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Raindance (rave)

Raindance are British rave event organisers.

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Rat Parties

RAT Parties were a series of large dance parties held in Sydney, Australia during the 1980s and early 1990s.

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Rave (board game)

Rave is a board game that was created by WOW Enterprises in 1991.

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Rave music

Rave music may either refer to the late 1980s/early 1990s genres of house, acid house and techno, the first genres of music in the world to be played at raves, or any other genre of electronic dance music that may be played at a rave, such as electro house, progressive house, acid techno, trance, psychedelic trance, drum and bass, jungle, dubstep, big beat, breakbeat, breakbeat hardcore, hardcore techno, makina, moombahton, gabber, industrial, jumpstyle, hardstyle and speedcore.

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Real Bad

Real Bad is the name of a fundraising party held annually in San Francisco, California immediately following the Folsom Street Fair.

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Rebolation is a style of Brazilian dance that originated in rave parties.

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Recreational drug use

Recreational drug use is the use of a drug (legal, controlled, or illegal) with the primary intention to alter the state of consciousness (through alteration of the central nervous system) in order to create positive emotions and feelings.

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Reducing Americans' Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act

The Reducing Americans' Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act, commonly known as the RAVE Act, was a bill proposed in the United States Senate during the 107th Congress.

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Renaissance (club)

Renaissance is a British electronic dance music club brand and record label.

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s,Jim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992), ISBN 0-571-12939-0.

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Rock festival

A rock festival, often considered synonymous with pop festival, is a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing an often diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, electronic, and related genres.

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Rosyth (Ros Fhìobh, "headland of Fife") is a town on the Firth of Forth, three miles (4.8 km) south of the centre of Dunfermline.

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Roundhouse (venue)

The Roundhouse is a performing arts and concert venue situated at the Grade II* listed former railway engine shed in Chalk Farm, London, England.

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Sanctuary Music Arena

The Sanctuary Music Arena was a 22,000 sq ft, 3,500 capacity music venue in Denbigh North, Milton Keynes in the UK.

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Sankeys is a nightclub franchise with its first nightclub in Ancoats, Manchester, England.

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Scattered (rave)

Scattered is a rave party based in Sydney, Australia.

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Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Second Summer of Love

The Second Summer of Love is a name given to the period in 1988–89 in Britain, during the rise of acid house music and the euphoric explosion of unlicensed MDMA-fuelled rave parties.

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Sensation (event)

Sensation is an indoor electronic dance music event which originated in the Netherlands and organized by ID&T.

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Shelley's Laserdome

Shelley's Laserdome was a night club in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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Simon Reynolds

Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.

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Sir Henry's

Sir Henry's was a bar and nightclub on South Main Street in Cork, Ireland.

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Small Faces

Small Faces were an English rock band from East London.

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Soho is an area of the City of Westminster and is part of London's West End.

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Sound reinforcement system

A sound reinforcement system is the combination of microphones, signal processors, amplifiers, and loudspeakers that makes live or pre-recorded sounds louder and may also distribute those sounds to a larger or more distant audience.

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Sound system (DJ)

A sound system is a group of DJs and engineers contributing and working together as one, playing and producing music.

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SP23 is a musical and arts collective that played a central role in the Spiral Tribe Sound System.

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Space (Ibiza nightclub)

Space is a nightclub on the island of Ibiza, Spain, owned by STANCA.

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Space Sharm

Space Sharm is a nightclub in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

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Speed garage

Speed garage (occasionally known as Plus-8) is a genre of electronic music, associated with the UK garage scene.

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Speedcore is a form of hardcore that is characterized by a high tempo and aggressive themes.

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Spiral Tribe

Spiral Tribe is a free party sound system which existed in the first half of the 1990s, and became active again in 2007.

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Standard scale

The standard scale is a system whereby financial criminal penalties (fines) in legislation have maximum levels set against a standard scale.

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Stereo nightclub

Stereo nightclub is an afterhours club in Montreal, Canada which primarily features house music and techno.

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Steve Marriott

Stephen Peter "Steve" Marriott (30 January 1947 – 20 April 1991) was an English musician, songwriter and frontman of two notable rock and roll bands, spanning over two decades.

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Stirling (Stirlin; Sruighlea) is a city in central Scotland.

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Street dance

Street dance, formally known as vernacular dance, refers to dance styles—regardless of country of origin—that evolved outside of dance studios in any available open space such as streets, dance parties, block parties, parks, school yards, raves, and nightclubs.

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Street Parade

The Street Parade is the most attended technoparade in Europe, since the end of Love Parade 2010.

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Sub Club

The Sub Club is a club and music venue located at 22 Jamaica Street in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Subclub (formerly also known as U.Club and Účko) is an underground music club in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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In sociology and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

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Submerge (nightclub)

Submerge is an Indian dance and clubbing scene founded in 2002 by MTV India VJ Nikhil Chinapa, with DJ Pearl, Chinappa's wife, as a co-founder.

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A subwoofer (or sub) is a woofer, or a complete loudspeaker, which is dedicated to the reproduction of low-pitched audio frequencies known as bass.

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Sunrise/Back to the Future

Sunrise/Back to the Future were one of the most widely publicised Acid House promoters in the UK.

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Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Sydney Park

Sydney Park is a large recreational area in the inner-city area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Tech house

Tech house is a subgenre of house music that mixes elements of techno with house.

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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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Teknivals (the word is a portmanteau of the words tekno and festival) are large free parties which take place worldwide.

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In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece or subsection thereof.

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The Arches (Glasgow)

The Arches was a bar, arts venue, theatre, live music venue and nightclub in Glasgow, Scotland, which first opened in 1991.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Crystal Method

The Crystal Method is an American electronic music and keyboardist duo formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland in the early 1990s.

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The DiY Sound System

The DiY Sound System was one of Britain's first house sound systems.

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The End (club)

The End was a nightclub in the West End of London, England.

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The Fridge

The Fridge was a nightclub in the Brixton area of South London, founded by Andrew Czezowski and Susan Carrington, who had run the Roxy during punk music's heyday in 1977.

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The Guvernment

The Guvernment was a nightclub complex in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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The Haçienda

The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, which became famous in the Madchester years of the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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The Palladium Niteclub

The Palladium Niteclub was a nightclub in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, which shared the same name as the famous Palladium in New York.

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The Saint (club)

The Saint was an American gay superclub, located in the East Village neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, that operated from 1980 to 1988.

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The Who

The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964.

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Over Under Sideways Down" and "Heart Full of Soul".

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Thunderdome (music festival)

Thunderdome is a famous concept in hardcore techno and gabber music that was mainly used for a series of parties and CD-albums.

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Trade (nightclub)

Trade is a highly successful, pioneering and influential gay nightclub started in 1990 by Laurence Malice.

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Trance music

Trance is a genre of electronic music that developed in the 1990s in Germany.

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Tresor (German for safe or vault) is an underground techno nightclub in Berlin and a record label.

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Tribal Gathering

Tribal Gathering was a dance music festival that catered for different types of dance music cultures such as drum and bass, techno, rave and house.

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Trip hop

Trip hop is a genre of electronic music that originated in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom, especially Bristol.

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Tropical house

Tropical house is a subgenre of deep house and house that emerged during the early to mid 2010s.

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Tunnel (New York nightclub)

Tunnel was a nightclub in New York City, located at 220 Twelfth Avenue, in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, in the Terminal Warehouse Company Central Stores Building, which is now part of the West Chelsea Historic District.

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The Turnmills building was originally on the corner of Turnmill Street and Clerkenwell Road in the London Borough of Islington.

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U Street Music Hall

U Street Music Hall is a dance club and live music venue founded in 2010 and located in the U Street Corridor of Washington, DC.

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Ufo (Club, Berlin)

The Ufo (lit. UFO) was the first Acid House club in Berlin.

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UK garage

UK garage (also known as UKG) is a genre of electronic music originating from England in the early 1990s.

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Ultra Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that occurs in March in the city of Miami, Florida, United States.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (in French Office des Nations unies contre la drogue et le crime) is a United Nations office that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division in the United Nations Office at Vienna.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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University of Sydney

The University of Sydney (commonly referred to as Sydney University, Sydney Uni, USYD, or Sydney) is an Australian public research university in Sydney.

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A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word (part of speech) that in syntax conveys an action (bring, read, walk, run, learn), an occurrence (happen, become), or a state of being (be, exist, stand).

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Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub ointment is a mentholated topical cream.

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Vienna (Wien) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Visual effects

In filmmaking, visual effects (abbreviated VFX) are the processes by which imagery is created and/or manipulated outside the context of a live action shot.

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A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods.

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Warehouse (nightclub)

The Warehouse (or the "House" for short) was a nightclub established in Chicago, Illinois in 1977 under the direction of Robert Williams.

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Water intoxication

Water intoxication, also known as water poisoning or dilutional hyponatremia, is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain functions that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside safe limits by overhydration.

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Maximilian Lenz (born 4 March 1965), known by his stage name WestBam, is a German techno DJ and musician from Germany.

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Winter Music Conference

The Winter Music Conference (WMC) is a weeklong electronic music conference, held every March since 1985 in Miami Beach, Florida, United States.

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Womb (nightclub)

Womb is a notable nightclub in Tokyo, Japan that is featured in the film Babel.

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A zippie is a person who does something for nothing.

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Zouk (club)

Zouk is one of the oldest and most popular nightclubs in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

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2C-B or 2,5-dimethoxy-4-bromophenethylamine is a psychedelic drug of the 2C family.

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