Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado

Music and youth culture writer

Bylines in the Guardian, VICE, The Atlantic, The Debrief and others on youth culture, mental health, social justice, drugs, and tech.

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Mirage 23 article
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The Story of NYC's Biggest Music Venue That Almost Never Happened

My longread for VICE on what it took to open the largest music venue in New York.

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Stop Calling Ecstasy-Related Deaths Overdoses

I wrote about the problem with inaccurate terminology and irresponsible reporting in relation to drug deaths for VICE.

Dancing article
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All the Times in American History That Authorities Tried to Stop People From Dancing

I wrote a timeline of the laws that have policed American nightlife, from the Puritans to the present day.

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Bonobo’s New Album ‘Migration’ Is About How Bittersweet it is to Live Abroad

I interviewed the electronic musician Simon Green about his latest album for VICE.

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Boiler Room Weekender Attendees and Performers Accuse Police and Security of Racially Targeted, Heavy-Handed Tactics

After a festival in Pennsylvania was shut down, I interviewed attendees and performers to find out what really happened.

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A Harm Reduction Expert Explains What Fabric's New Drug Policies

I interviewed the executive director of a leading UK drug charities about the impact of Fabric's new drug policies.

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The Cute Robot in Max Cooper's New Music Video Might Just Save the World

My interview with the electronic music producer, Max Cooper, about his latest album.

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My Brother Died of An Ecstasy Overdose But I’m Still Campaigning to Reopen Fabric

Nathalie Wainwright's brother died after taking pills at a rave in Skegness. She shared her deeply moving story with me for VICE.

Oakland fire article
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Criminal Investigation Launched into Cause of Deadly Oakland Warehouse Blaze

I reported on the deadly fire at a warehouse party in Oakland for VICE.

Shapes nightclub article
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Did an Alleged Sexual Assault Shut Down This Beloved London Venue, or is City Planning to Blame?

I spoke to the police, local council, and planning agency to investigate why a popular London, Shapes, closed down.

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I Threw a Music Festival in My Backyard and My House Burned Down

The founder of a festival in rural Maine has been hosting the party on his land for 14 years. This year, tragedy struck. He shared his story with me for VICE.

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How Do We Stop Drug Deaths At Festivals?

My longread for VICE about the drug policies in America that have been putting festivalgoers at risk for years.

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Stop Confusing EDM With All Electronic Music, Already

My op-ed about why confusing the genre-cum-industry of EDM with all electronic music is a problem.

Intoverts article
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An Introvert's Guide to Clubbing

A fun, personal story about how to go partying when you're an introvert.

Ket article
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Here's Everything You Need to Know About Ketamine

I spoke to an ER doctor for VICE Magazine about why people use ketamine to party, and how to be safe while taking it.