In part one of this three-part series about South African electronic music, THUMP learns about the importance of regionalism in the rise of genres like broken beats, qgom, Shangaan electro, and kwaito.
The experimental electronic artist—who just released her second album Platform—invited us over for dinner. As she made stir-fry, we tried to find the source of her bizarrely beautiful compositions.
Australian wool farmers are burning their I Killed the Prom Queen shirts.
A candid look at the inner workings and anxieties of the Brooklyn-based electronic-pop duo, whose sophomore album dropped today.
THUMP caught up with one of the documentary's stars, DJ Spoko, to learn more about the future of the South African dance music movement.
We Are Your Friends, indeed.
We talked to Sean Hape on the phone from Sydney about landing the role, the growing cult of his character, and the only thing that will endure the apocalypse: nü-metal.
The return of the mini-movie clip has us remembering the golden age of movie/music crossovers.
Floating Points and Four Tet and Burial and more in this electronic music primer.
He's got a new track, "Back at It," produced by Spaghetti J. I don't know who Spaghetti J is, but he did a great job.
Stream the 26-year-old's debut mixtape higher. in full and watch the premiere of his video for "exhale."
Nobody did very well.
We talk to the 25-year-old about being a Plain Jane in high school, his origins in dance, and the significance of his song "Brown Skin Girl."
Ahead of Tri Angle's first-year anniversary party, founder Robin Carolan unpacks his label's brutal beauty.
The musicians gave the cult TV show the key ingredient to make it one of the best anime series of all time.
The youth music center Sanders opened as mayor of Burlington in the 1980s is now the country's oldest all-ages DIY venue renowned for its punk scene.
Kirstian Matsson had a helluva year full of divorce and death. Out of it, his fourth record, Dark Bird Is Home, emerged. Where will the 32-year-old songwriter go from here?
Candide is a Berlin/Brooklyn duo who use the miraculous gift of the internet to send digital song snippits back and forth to each other and finish them collaboratively.
We talked to founder Gordon Mac and former DJ Lindsay Wesker about how their station—run illegally out of a Walthamstow tower block through the late-1980s—informed a generation of music-lovers.
Can we expect to see Britpop's finest down the Berghain?
If you believe in Faygo, hope, and alternative families you're going to love the first music video from ICP's new album, The Marvelous Missing Link: Found.
One blog has compiled Google street views of the addresses of bands reviewed in old issues of Maximum Rock'n'roll.
I don't really get why this band exists, but I am glad they do.
Frankie Bones and Adam X's Storm Rave brought rave culture to America. Now they're bringing it back, and sharing an exclusive mix for a new generation of techno heads.