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Trashy Raver is an aesthetic associated with vintage technology, county fairs, and house parties. It was mostly prevalent throughout the late 90s up until the mid-2010s, as raving culture began to move in a more mainstream direction.


  • Biohazard symbols
  • Radioactive symbols
  • Skulls
  • Neon colors
  • Windows XP/Vista
  • Date stamps, like on a camera


Despite being a rave-inspired aesthetic, there is a surprising amount of non-rave music to the aesthetic's name, mainly consisting of industrial and nu-metal, with some cheery electronic music mixed in.

  • The Union Underground
  • Alice Deejay (Better Off Alone)
  • Crazy Town
  • Hed P.E
  • Misfits
  • Primer 55
  • Limp Bizkit
  • Toy Box
  • DJ Sammy
  • Filter
  • Insane Clown Posse
  • Videodrone
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain (Reverence)
  • Skinny Puppy
  • Disturbed
  • Slipknot
  • Gravity Kills (Guilty)
  • Hole (we do not condone what Courtney did)
  • God Lives Underwater
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Babyland
  • SoiL
  • 311
  • Nirvana
  • 1000 Homo DJs
  • Lunatic Calm
  • Daft Punk
  • Darude

Online Radio Station[]

Radio Free Zion

Video Games[]

Video games play a big part in the trashy raver aesthetic.

Specific Consoles[]

  • Nintendo Wii
  • Most Xbox consoles
  • PS1
  • Super NES

Video Games[]

  • Resident Evil (1996-present)
  • Enter the Matrix (2003)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (1998-present)
  • Guitar Hero (2005-2015)
  • Just Dance (2009-present)
  • Half Life (1998-2007)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (1991-present)
  • Street Fighter (1987-present)
  • Pokémon (1995-present)


  • South Park (1997-present)
  • Invader Zim (2001-2006)


  • The Matrix trilogy


Fashion-wise, Trashy Raver had a lot of similarities to other popular aesthetics at the time, such as the Mallgoth and the Skater, which included a lot of baggy pants, bright colors, and tight tops, along with staples that would come to be associated with the modern Raver aesthetic, such as fluffy legwarmers and Kandi jewelry.

Trashy Raver clothes and accessories include:

  • Fluffy legwarmers
  • Tripp pants
  • Low-rise jeans
  • Crop Tops
  • Juicy Couture (for women)
  • Skater/JNCO jeans
  • Kandi