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We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

“If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him.”
Noel Ransome
3.14.19
Nightlife

The Rave Gap: How Club Culture Still Struggles with Ageism

Club culture in general is becoming more inclusive, but continues to fall short when it comes to welcoming older clubbers and DJs – especially those who are women.
Kamila Rymajdo
2.11.19
Music

Meet Jazar Crew, the DJ Duo Bringing Electronic Parties to Palestine

"An outlet like dancing or art is extremely important especially in an area without freedom of movement like Palestine."
Bo Hanna
10.26.18
international relations

Meet the Punk-Turned-Techno-Activist Revolutionising Copenhagen’s Rave Scene

No racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia: Nikolaj Jakosen's punk rock ethos informed the underlying philosophy of the rave collective Fast Forward.
Theis Duelund
9.12.18
Premieres

Jubilee's 'Magic City 4' Compilation Is All Bangers and No Chill

Check out the track list for the DJ-producer's annual collection of underground gems, plus a free download of Moistbreezy's new cut "Rush Hour."
Andrea Domanick
5.23.18
Interviews

In Turkey, Music Takes You Where a Travel Visa Can't

We talked with Ozoyo, a Turkish DJ and producer, about the music scene in Istanbul and what it's like to be an artist in a country where political rights and civil liberties aren't guaranteed.
Tamara Güclü
4.2.18
regret

Life Lessons Learned from the DJ Who Didn’t Realise His Set Was Totally Silent

Halfway through his festival set KSHMR went silent for everybody except him.
THUMP UK
3.7.18
electronic music

An Afternoon with Sama, the DJ Who Brought Techno to Palestine

A few weeks from her appearance at Transmusicales in Rennes, France, we met with Sama Abdulhadi to talk about her professional journey, the techno scene in Ramallah, and her reticence toward the "Arab-electro trend."
Théophile Pillault
12.2.17
thump news

Study Finds Musicians More Likely to Suffer Mental Illness

A new report says musicians could be up to three times more likely to suffer from depression than the general public.
Alexander Iadarola
11.2.16
No More Excuses

No More Excuses #3: 10 Female and GNC Artists You Can Book Right Now

Too many bros at your shows? Allow us to intro you to 10 new artists every month. They're all brilliant, active, and available.
Kish Lal
10.19.16
essay

DJ Hero Was The Closest We Ever Got To Mixing Music And Gaming

Fake Plastic Turntables: How DJ Hero Tells Hip-Hop’s History
Richard S. He
9.13.16
Features

The THUMP Guide to Sliding Into a DJs DMs

Do you feel lucky, Instagram/Twitter user?
Kish Lal
7.4.16
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