Ask a Teen Raver
Welcome to our new column, Ask a Teen Raver! Kerah Rose is a 19-year-old college student from Riverside who plays basketball and plans to study marine biology.
In her spare time she's an EDM aficionado who hits raves like nobody's business, often with her friend Ciara and clad in little more than electrical tape.
In this new column, which will run occasionally, Kerah will discuss the scene, the music, her outfits, and anything else on her mind. Please send questions to email@example.com.
Dear Ashley: I listened to DJ Fei-Fei's set from Beyond Wonderland, and this whole controversy is really stupid to me. Her set was fucking amazing! I'm upset I missed it, especially the part when she dropped some dirty ass dubstep and I wasn't there to witness it live.
I don't understand why trance fans were being so rude. I thought we were all suppose to be PLUR. [Editor's note: This means "Peace Love Unity Respect." Ravers say it a lot. We didn't know either.]
Maybe you don't like every kind of music, but that doesn't give you the right to disrespect others. We can all have our own opinions, but why be hurtful toward an artist?
But back to tranceheads hating dubheads. Actually, I don't think that's all the way true. I know a lot of die hard trance fans that don't hate on dubstep or talk shit about it.
Sure, they might not like dubstep and wouldn't listen to it, but they don't bring dubstep fans down. Same goes for the dubheads.
Personally I'm a big dubstep fan. I call myself a bass bunny because I truly love all types of dubstep, and I never hate on any other kinds of EDM. I think anyone who loves EDM as much as I do should stay PLUR.
Dear Teen Raver: Doesn't the electrical tape fall off your boobs once you start dancing? How do you keep it on there? -Concerned Citizen
Photo courtesy of Kerah Rose
Dear Concerned Citizen: It can fall off when you start dancing, but me and Ciara use Pasty Glue.
We apply it onto the tape, and then just cover our nipples up.
It has worked great and we haven't had to worry about it coming off or anything.
If anyone else wears pasties or tape in the future at an event I recommend you invest in some Pasty Glue!
Got a question for Kerah? If so please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, stay PLUR!
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