For many years there has been an underground culture within the UK, since the early 90s. Interestingly, rave culture has surpassed many trends – and has lasted till now, 28 years later. Raving in the 90’s was thought to end the prime time football violence – which was another underground uk culture.
Fashion, drugs and music is the components to rave culture – however for the many parts its illegal due to the venues being in illegal areas like abounded buildings and the use of class A ‘party’ drugs within young people. And, many raves have been shut down and raided by the police over the years.
British Rave culture was enjoyed by all types of society. DJ Terry Farley, who was part of the rave and acid house start up said: “Whenever it hit a new town, the first people in that town felt like they had the best secret ever.”
90’s rave culture has had its effect not just on society but fashion. The style of baggy street wear clothes and chunky trainers have become accustom through the recycle of fashion. The new generation have styled in this way and have created new street wear based on UK rave culture.
Due to social media rave’s are much better organised and include new types of music. Social media has allowed raves to become bigger and much more popular, however there is a lot use of drugs among people. However, rave culture and its authenticity has reached mainstream clubs all over the UK. Such minestry of sound in London. Festivals such as boomtown are attracting millions of ‘ravers’ and has been clearly influenced by the UK rave culture.
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