This list of links highlights some of the best of alternative
culture. It covers raves, zines, the net and
underground film and TV. Most of these web sites are created by
very talented people who have passion about their work. These
folks are the net media's new stars. Enjoy.
- Monte McCarter and Paco Xander Nathan take you to culture at the
edge via 'zines, fringe
commerce, and their pet infobots.
- UWI's guide to some of the Web's most unusual and interesting sites.
If you are looking for the best of the Web's underground, you will find it
- HotWired Magazine. The premier publication for computer culture.
- Well written webzine covering dance and trash pop culture.
- HeatWave Magazine. Europe's answer to Wired. Most of the article are in
Flemish, however there are some in English.
- A club culture poetry zine from the folks at the legendary NYC performance club
Music and Video
- Extensive archives about all aspects of rave culture. Includes
the net mailing lists, song samples, flyers, and much more. One of the net's
- This site features the some of the UK's most innovative and creative
talents. Matt Black and friends set the pace for discovering what's
next on the scene.
Music Video Feed
- Comprehensive links to all the music video programs who have a Web presence.
If you're looking for MTV alternatives, you can find it here.
- OVT is Brian Dressel's rave visuals. His images have appeared at
raves throughout the USA, and are one of the best in this genre. Check out the Quicktime movies from
the PROBE video.
Haarlem Hardcore Source
- HHS is a European collective of promoters, DJs, musicians, and designers.
One of the net's best resources for the European hardcore and gabber scenes.
Postcard from Mokum
- Great site with good design featuring RealAudio soundbytes and the complete tracks
of popular dance songs in Europe. Not affilited with Mokum Records.
Film and Television
- Cyberculture's top filmmaker, David Blair, takes you through an extensive
maze of pages filled with images. This site combines the Web with a MOO.
One of the net's first VRML sites. Bee-ware.
Low Res Film Festival
- Jonathan Wells and friends present the best of low budget short films.
Get out the Super8 and start shooting.
- Alternative and independent filmakers, most are based in San Francisco.
- Tsuyoshi Takashiro's world of of computer graphics and Tokyo TV shows.
A bit cheesy, egotistical and over-hyped, but it has some good Quicktime
movies. Mr Takashiro is an energetic personality.
Hot Virtual Reality
- The National Institute of Standards and Technology list of virtual reality
sites around the net.
- VR's early pioneers. Get tanked at the "Virtual Brewery"
UK VRSIG 3-D object
- 3-D objects for your VRML pages.
- Dr. Richard Barbrook and others study the net and it's alternative
subcultures. A different perspective from across the Atlantic.
- Drs. Donna Hoffman and Thomas Novak try to figure out if commerce can survive
on the net.
USC's Entertainment Technology
- University of Southern California's guide to the latest in computer related
technology for the film and television industry. Includes home pages from USC film students. You
can say, "I knew them when they were just..."
- Northwestern University's RTF site. Heavy into digital media technolgies
- London's TimeOut travel guides are an invaluable resource to discovering a new city.
They are written by the local people who know their city's alternative scene very well.
They will tell you where to find one-off parties and the best weeklies.
- Paper Magazine's extensive guide to New York City. Reviews of weeklies,
resturants, bars, galleries, etc. Check out their Daily Paper for the
latest events. Link to this site before you visit NYC.
Australian Music Monolith
- Links to Quicktime and MPEG music videos on the Web.
- Links to television networks and stations around the world
World Resources of
- Guide to worldwide college TV stations. Mostly European stations.
- The Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link. Many personal pages from the net's funkiest
Tomigaya home page
- Personal pages from Japan's netsurfers, ravers, artists, and musicians.
The Andy Warhol Museum
- The man who brought pop culture to the art establishment. Images from one of America's
greatest 20th century artist.