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A party designed to enhance a hallucinogenic experience through music and behavior, which consists of an all-night dance session at a club or party, accompanied by the ingestion of recreational—i.e., not overdose—levels of a designer drug of abuse, ecstasy—MDMA

rave

Rave party Substance abuse A social activity of recent vintage consisting of an all-night dance session at a club or party, often accompanied by the ingestion of recreational doses–ie, not overdose levels–of the 'designer' drug of abuse, ecstasy–MDMA. See Ecstasy.

rave

(rāv) [ME. raven, to be delirious]
1. To talk irrationally, as in delirium.
2. An all-night dance party at which mind-altering drugs, e.g., ecstasy or other amphetamines, are often used.
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BRINGING back the rave culture sound from the 90s, this monster hit-to-be is from their forthcoming album, No More Idols.
Rave culture is so completely embedded into the British lexicon that the words "raving" and "partying" are interchangeable.
One minute you'll be jumping in unison, arms in the air to Superstylin', the next you'll be swaying to At The River, marvelling that the trombone solo still sounds as magical as the best sunrise anthems did during Britain's late-80s rave culture.
Besides capturing on film some of the world's top artists, the former De La Salle pupil has also provided a valuable record of the Liverpool music scene for the past 20 years, with formative pictures of bands such as The La's and Shack, as well as the rave culture and the days
To anyone in their mid 30s, however, smileys are indelibly associated with rave culture and illegal drugs.
It may not be an overstatement to call Paik a visionary--he coined the term electronic superhighway, and Global Groove's rapid edits anticipated the look of mediated imagery in today's age of the attenuated attention span, as well as the bodily experience of electronica and rave culture.
Then I'd hang out in Liverpool and Manchester and all these people were talking about rave culture and clubs and that's how I got into Ecstasy.
A regular on the west-coast free party scene, Sian found herself with a baby at the height of rave culture, and retreated to a mountain in Wales to raise her little boy alone.
Known for its use in the rave culture, Ecstasy can cause confusion, depression, sleep problems, anxiety and paranoia for weeks after being taken.
According to the ACLU complaint, the DEA told New Orleans rave organizers to ban symbols of rave culture such as pacifiers, glow items, surgical masks, and vapor rub from a prominent dance venue, saying that these items constitute "drug paraphernalia.
But he was saved when he discovered rave culture and, in 1995, Norman bounced back with Freakpower, whose single, Turn On, Tune In, Cop Out, reached No 3.
There have been a fair few books written in the last couple of years about the rave culture and its place in recent youth history, but Sheryl Garratt's really stands out above the rest.