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The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Kaytranada, Nomi Ruiz, Arthur Russell and Nightmares on Wax make our list of the best things this week.
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1. "You're the One" by Kaytranada

Our favorite thing this week is a charming throwback video from Kaytranada for the video to "You're the One." The Canadian producer and Polaris Prize-winning star stars in this loving tribute to 90s black sitcoms like Martin and Living Single.

2. Arthur Russell revealed

BBC Radio 4 profiled the late, great producer behind projects such as Dinosaur L, Loose Joints and his gorgeous, self-titled solo works.

3. THUMP Mix: Acid Arab

In anticipation of their long-awaited debut album, the duo shared an hour-long experimental mix, exclusively for THUMP.


4. Nightmares on Wax mixtapes

True fans wanted! The prolific Nightmares on Wax just released eight volumes of mixtapes spanning from 1986-1997. Time to dig in.

5. The enduring influence of David Lynch

We gathered a group of musicians including Jon Hopkins and Xiu Xiu to discuss how David Lynch and his music influenced how and why they make music.

6. DJing and depression

An anonymous DJ wrote this powerful account of life on the road while diagnosed with clinical depression for XLR8R. Consider this required reading.

7. Don't Touch Me: a neurotic's six-part guide to club etiquette

Confused about how to behave in a nightclub (still?) and looking for guidance? Read our six-part guide to respecting yourself and other people, too.

8. Electronic music now

How has the set-up for electronic music artists changed? Pitchfork looks at the ways in which artists like Jeff Mills, Holly Herndon and Octave One perform their live sets.

9. Nomi Ruiz

The musician and singer shared the video for the single "Chemical Love," her collaboration with Animal Feelings, and an essay on femininity, gender, and abandoning one's ego.

10. Party Chat, from Limmy Live!

This is Limmy and also, this is you.