Subcultures Category

Jungle Feelings: The Group Hug Special

Out of the darkness and into the light: It’s time for a junglistic classic, the enthusiastic group hug. It comes in so many forms. Dig in and get inspired. Yup, we are on a darkside tip again, oh dear. But for more feel-good vibes: Revisit the Jungle Feelings: The Love and Kisses Special (and notice […]

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How to be a Junglist: The Hand Signs Special

Junglists throw hand signs all over the place. There are many reasons for this phenomenon. 1) The music is loud. 2) Things must be expressed. 3) Words are not enough. 4) YOU heard the mix first! (and everyone should know this). 5) The bass demands that you articulate your feelings with your entire body. 6) […]

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Blasts from the Past: Ohoi! turns 6

We are going deep underground today, somewhere hidden, where pigs, bottles of rum and graffiti go to die. After a bit of mixing and blending, everything gets reborn in new forms. This is the 6th anniversary of Ohoi! There are lots of presents and give-aways in the photos, but do not feel left out. There […]

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How to be a Junglist: Going to London

How to be a junglist: Chriszka and Mariii’s Excellent Adventure This one goes out to all the Copenhagen junglists (and junglists everywhere) who miss the proper oldskool jungle sounds so much it’s like a physical longing filled with deep-felt oh but whyyyyyys?! and I want it back!  and recurring feelings of having been treated unfairly […]

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The Jungle Diaries: A Junglist on a Mission

Writing a diary (and being serious about it) is like having a life-long conversation with earlier versions of yourself. A very instructive practice. It has its embarassing moments, yes, but it really is the ultimate way of grasping what your life is about. It forces you to take yourself seriously, even at the most ridiculous […]

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Jungle feelings: The Love and Kisses Special

All those awesome tunes and all that sweaty dancing makes everyone all emotional, so there’s a whooooole lot of hugging and kissing going on on those jungle dancefloors and beyond. Let’s dive straight into a junglistic love mix. If you want more love, check out the 7 most romantic jungle tunes ever. For more hugging, […]

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Super rare photos: Blasts from the Past

Jungle pics from back when digital cameras and smartphones hadn’t entered the dance floors yet. These are digital scans from my not so digital photo album. Whaaaaaaaat! Only 3! Yes, you pixel-sucking digital vampires, I know we are all used to 35 photos at the very least from every single party these days (and that’s […]

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“Dancing is a very important ritual”

Son Kite releases their 4th album “Prisma” today on the Danish label Iboga Records. I interviewed the Swedish duo a couple of weeks ago, and it was a hugely inspiring experience. It is quite rare for me to meet people who take the transformational potential of the dancefloor and the healing properties of proper raving […]

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“Digital reality is a frozen skeleton”

The Swedish trance duo Son Kite releases their new album “Prisma” on November 17th. The album is released on vinyl on Iboga Records, and I did an interview with them about the significance of good, analogue sound, the importance of being fully present in the now, and why streaming can be stressful. Read it in […]

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My 7 All Time Favourite Jungle Tracks

A little while ago someone asked me to do a list of my 5 all time favourite jungle tracks. “Sure! Absolutely!” I answered. Like the dedicated junglist I am. That just never ever ever gets old, digging out some of the classic anthems for people. Shortly afterwards I thought “Five… Oh, but which five? That’s […]

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