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Ravers are the Experts: Slowing Down in Fast Lives – part II

Let’s get back to how it all started out this season: With slowing down. On purpose. Here’s another sweet selection of ravers slowing down in the middle of everything. – Read more about the ‘slowing down in the middle of everything’ skill here: 5 problems only ravers know about– Here’s some family fun for the […]

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How to be a Raver: The Sunglasses Special – part II

Days couldn’t be much darker than they are RIGHT NOW here in Scandinavia, and we need to add our own lights to the situation, so let’s enjoy another round of pics from brighter days in the rave-o-sphere. DID YOU MISS A DAY OF JUngLEkalenderen? Go here: December 1st: Ravers are the Experts: Slowing Down in Fast […]

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Ravers Are the Experts: We Love Machines

Ravers love machines, more than most people, and we are really, really good at it. We are probably the best on the planet at loving machines, because we get such incredible amounts of fun out of them. You could argue that gamers are just as good as ravers at having fun with machines. I have […]

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How to be a Raver: The Powers of the Hands

JUngLEkalenderen loves the hands of skillful dj’s and anything made by hand, really. We like vinyls picked by hand at the record shop and mixed by hands on the decks. I have written hundreds of articles on electronic music, but the ONE article that I keep jumping back to is the article on Son Kite, […]

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How to be a Raver: Nectar of the Gods

To everyone out there who enjoyed How to be a Raver: Food of the Gods – here’s the drinking version. Featuring mystical garden potions, synchronous drinking tricks, bottle magic on the dancefloors, electric boogie coffee, Ohoi! rum, people pouring bubbles like experts, and a little bit of schnapps and glögg. DID YOU MISS A DAY […]

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Ravers Are the Experts: Our Natural Habitats

Outdoor parties are the best. Electronic music sounds great under the open sky (this is where it really and totally unfolds properly), the blurpy and creaky sounds of psychedelic trance and techno just makes a whole lot more sense when you dance next to trees, and the tribal beats make cosmic sense when you dance […]

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How to be a Raver: Hands in the Air

Showing your deep appreciation for the music, for the mixing, for life, for the universe, for everything! – is a massive part of being a proper raver. Enjoy this selection of images (including a rare movie!) depicting people truly enjoying the moment with the reckless abandon of the open-hearted body: Hands in the air, receiving […]

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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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How to be a Raver: The Sunglasses Special

So, we have established that ravers are always right and thus probably the most highly evolved species on this planet (along with dolphins, the ravers of the sea). If we, the ravers, were only completely in charge, the future would be so bright. So magnificently bright that we would have to wear sunglasses to stare […]

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The 13 best darkside jungle tunes ever

Okay, people, it’s time for a re-run. Or actually, it’s more of a remix than a re-run. In the 2014 edition of JUngLEkalenderen I did a collection of the best darkside tunes ever, but I posted them below a tale from my very very early childhood about my very first favourite vinyl record – and that tale […]

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