Subcultures Category

How to Be a Junglist: The T-shirt Special (Extended Remix)

When you belong to an awesome subculture, you need to be able to communicate your sophisticated taste to your tribe instantly. You also need to communicate it when you walk around in mainstream areas of society, just to underline how much cooler you are. Let’s have a look at some printed t-shirt strategies applied by […]

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My thesis on psychedelic festivals: Festivals, flow machines and ‘fabeldyr’

Rave culture as ritual. Psychedelic festivals as flow machines and transformation rituals for the 21st century. Christina Majcher. University of Copenhagen. Rave culture likes to imagine itself as the direct continuation of prehistoric tribal rituals from thousands of years ago. And when attending psychedelic music festivals, ritualistic elements and tribal and religious imagery is everywhere: […]

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The art of dying in virtual reality

The most scary thing I have ever tried in virtual reality was a ski jump. Whauw, that felt so real. Virtual reality is an amazing tool for exploring your phobias, but the technology can also be used for many other things. The hyper focus of the VR headsets can be very useful for exploring meditation and altered […]

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Jungle Confessions: “I get goosebumps on my legs thinking about that party!”

Today is dedicated to a Q&A with the one and only Nis, a completely unique character and friend who was an absolute jungle first mover in Copenhagen with his legendary jungle parties at Operaen and The Grey Hall in the 90s. If it hadn’t been for Nis and his early Jungle Fever parties I would […]

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The Ozora Festival in Weekendavisen

My article on this years magical Ozora Festival in Hungary is out today in Weekendavisen. Much more to follow – here, too. But if you’re in Denmark – grab a copy. It’s out for a week. Read the entire article here (in Danish): En fest med jordforbindelse

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The best festival in the world

I went to Fusion Festival for the first time in 2007 – and I have been attending every Fusion Festival since then with undiminished enthusiasm. For many years, I didn’t even consider writing an article about the festival. It was too special, too ‘secret’. But as the years went by and the festival just kept […]

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Will Copenhagen become the Tetris capital of Europe?

On March 14th I attended the European Championships in Tetris just outside Copenhagen. I wrote the article “Klodsede stjerner” which was published in Weekendavisen, March 20th 2015. Below, a recap in English – with pics from the night. The Perfect Game The best Tetris players in the world were gathered in Copenhagen on March 14th […]

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How to be a Junglist: Flyers, Flyers, Flyers Everywhere

Once again we’re going back to the time before digital cameras and social media. Back to when parties were not promoted on facebook but with flyers, handed out by hand, sought out from the flyer piles in the record shops. I have vivid images in my head of those days, but, as I have mentioned […]

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The Secret Junglists

Big revelations in the JUngLE Calendar today. We are seeking out the Secret Junglists. Who are they? What do they do? Do they walk around like regular people? Yes, they live amongst you, and they roam free. And on that note – for those who wants to do some more time travelling: Here’s an old […]

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How to Be a Junglist: The T-shirt Special

With all this body language sharpened by many years of obeying thousands of thunderous demands of the bass, we don’t really need to put print on our clothes to express ourselves, now do we? But here we go and do it anyway, just for junglistic emphasis. Let’s have a look at the printed t-shirts. For […]

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