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A selection of news articles, editorials, and publications featuring Rave Scout Cookies

A selection of news articles, editorials, and publications featuring Rave Scout Cookies.


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As well as a big focus on sustainability, DGTL festival has also aimed to create safe spaces for everyone. This has been executed by teaming up with Rave Scout Cookies, whose festival ethics are made up of three pillars: Harassment free space, harm reduction and collective accountability.

numero magazine:

in conversation with salman jaberi 

Salman’s interest in dance floor politics has led him to work with music festivals such as DGTL to develop safer spaces on a larger scale in the dance music industry.

the guardian:

’we’re making harm reduction cool’

Overdose reversal Narcan becomes a rave essentia as recreational drugs like cocaine are increasingly cut with fentanyl, a movement has sprung up to prevent deaths in nightclubs.

These Are The Top 101 Social Startups to Follow in 2021

Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Social startups: Rave Scout Cookies selected for taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Social industry.

Resident Advisor:

march 2021’s Best Mix: Rave Scout Cookie Series #051

Florida's GIGAVIOLENCE shines bright on this Rave Scout Cookies mix, which blends all flavours of hard dance—from the slamming to the bouncy—with strains of drum & bass, hyperpop and R&B mixed in. It might just be the sound of American dance floors when they come back.

Resident Advisor:

March 21 2021’s mix of the day: Cookie Series #051 

A rip-roaring mix that flips between jungle, hyperpop and all kinds of hard dance. 

Thrive Global:

Salman Jaberi of Rave Scout Cookies:
“Perfectionism is the cure and the cause”

Salman Jaberi is a Creative Media Specialist, the founder of Rave Scout Cookies and Harm Reduction activist in partnership with peer-based non-profit organization, DanceSafe National. Born on the small island of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf, Salman gave up a life of luxury and long summer vacations at the Chateau Marmont for what he loves the most, the rave and the dance floor.

Resident Advisor:

Perspectives From The Scene:
Salman Jaberi of Rave Scout

The founder of Rave Scout Cookies talks about social justice, mutual aid and harm reduction in the wake of Covid. Salman Jaberi embodies the idea that if you need something done, the best thing is to do it yourself. He's a self-starter. As the founder of Rave Scout Cookies, a plucky but growing multimedia platform about rave culture, he's become a de facto spokesperson for community, mutual aid and harm reduction in dance music.


Even With Clubs Closed, This New Drug Harm Reduction Handbook Could Save Lives

Community platform Rave Scout Cookies wants to prevent overdoses by combating the stigma associated with “club drugs” and LGBTQ+ users. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, another crisis was emerging within LGBTQ+ communities in major cities worldwide.

MixMag Korea:

레이브의 역사, 안전, 비쥬얼 아트에 대해 다룬 소책자가 출간될 예정이다.

The Rave Scout Cookies #001 소책자는 10월 5일에 릴리즈될 예정이며, 댄스 뮤직 역사에서의 퀴어와 POC (Person Of Color) 의 이야기를 향수를 불러 일으키는 스토리 텔링 방식으로 담고 있다.

The Vinyl Factory:

Rave Scout Cookies has published its first handbook

Exploring how POC and LGBT+ communities have shaped the rave scene, harm reduction and more. Multimedia platform Rave Scout Cookies is publishing its first handbook, straightforwardly titled The Rave Scout Cookies Handbook #001, this October.


Rave Scout Cookies: Erstes Handbuch veröffentlicht

Die erste Ausgabe enthält einen Überblick über die Bedeutung von LGBT+- und POC-Menschen und Zusammenhängen in der Geschichte der Rave Culture sowie einen Leitfaden von DanceSafe über Sicherheit und Gesundheit auf Raves. Zusätzlich gibt eine Liste mit weiterführender Literatur und Plattenempfehlungen.

Resident Advisor:

Rave Scout Cookies releases handbook with rave history, harm reduction guide and DJ stories

The LGBT and POC-focused multimedia platform's latest venture is a series of handbooks. The first issue will feature a rundown of the queer and POC-centric history of dance music, along with a guide about rave safety and health from DanceSafe. There are also personal stories from DJs like Ariel Zetina, Justin Cudmore, Jeffrey Sfire and more, plus a handful of editorial features on artists and collectives, and an archival flyer collection.

DJ Mag: 

Rave history, saftey and visual art presented in new handbook from Rave Scout Cookies

A nostalgic package of stories to tell "fellow ravers around a campfire, at your favorite afters, or packed tight in a bathroom stall," The Rave Scout Cookies #001 handbook, which is slated for release on the 5th October, will documents queer and POC stories in dance music history.


Rave Scout Cookies to Release 1st Installment of New Book Series

Queer and POC platform Rave Scout Cookies (RSC) have announced a handbook series covering electronic music and adjacent topics. Rave Scout Cookies Handbook #001 is slated for release on October 5th and is now available for pre-order.

WKDU 91.7M Radio:

Launching Off with Rave Scout Cookies founder Salman Jaberi

During these crazy times, it’s comforting to know that people like Salman Jaberi, founder of new multimedia platform Rave Scout Cookies, are out there fighting the good fight. Rave Scout Cookies represents everything we’re about here at WKDU: devotion to the community, quality underground taste, and uplifting underrepresented marginalized folx who enable and create amazing art.

Love Injection Issue #55:

Rave Scout Cookies FOUNDER Profile: SALMAN JABERI

Rave Scout Cookies is a multimedia underground electronic-music platform devoted to bolstering a diverse roster of underrepresented and undiscovered People of Color and LGBTQ+ artists, collectives, talents, and ravers. It is more than just a multimedia platform; it is a movement pioneered by a marginalized individual for marginalized expertise in the underground realm.

Staying Vibrant:

Revamping the Rave with Rave Scout Cookies

After a previous interview with New Orleans artist Bouffant Bouffant, we found Salman Jaberi the creator and founder of Rave Scout Cookies. In a time where many voices, especially those within the queer community are not heard within this scene, it only seems fitting to continue to highlight those seemingly lost voices.

DanceSafe National:

DanceSafe partners with Rave Scout Cookies

DanceSafe National has teamed up with Rave Scout Cookies to release the First Aid + Survival Guideline handbook and the live-stream of digital events, which will feature harm reduction tips for various popular recreational substances, including anecdotal accounts from DanceSafe leaders and others in the community.