Festival Season!

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An 18-Year-Old Woman Has Died at BoomTown Fair Festival

The tragedy occurred on the last day of an otherwise incident-free weekend for the Winchester event.
Angus Harrison
8.17.16
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Kowton Explains Why Dekmantel Is the DJ's Festival of Choice

We spoke to the Livity Sound producer ahead of the premier performance of his new live set with Peverelist.
Duncan Harrison
8.12.16
Festival Season!

You Can't Possibly See Everybody at Dekmantel, But We Tried

Slight disappointment is common when the world's best are playing at the same time, but that doesn't mean the magic wasn't still real.
Timo Pisart
8.10.16
Features

How do Cubans Make Electronic Music Without Reliable Internet?

The cost and inconvenience of getting online in Cuba is forcing its small but bustling dance music community to seek out creative ways to make beats.
Greg Scruggs
7.27.16
Features

Introducing the New Breed of Bro Taking Over Britain's House Music Scene

The "house lad" is a harmless and logical conclusion of the festival boom, wholesale dance music, and the proliferation of MDMA.
Angus Harrison
7.27.16
Features

WayHome 2016 Had Justin Trudeau Totems, Trained Owls, and a Lot More

We sent a photographer to capture all the sights of one of Canada's best new outdoor music festivals.
THUMP Canada Staff
7.26.16
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11 Offensive Festival Looks You Should Avoid This Summer

Culture isn't a costume, even if you identify as a steampunk.
Natalie Meinert
7.25.16
Features

How a New Festival for Female, Non-Binary, and Trans Artists Plans to Crush the Patriarchy (Eventually)

TUFFEST in Seattle is pushing marginalized communities into the spotlight—and asking cis, white men to step aside.
Amber Cortes
7.13.16
Features

Hideout 2016 Was So Good We Forgot Just How Terrible the World Is Right Now

Yet again the Croatian festival proved to be a perfect summer holiday.
THUMP Staff
7.5.16
Festival Season!

How To Go Clubbing Abroad Without Being A Dickhead

Don't wear swimming trunks and piss everywhere, alright?
Angus Harrison
6.30.16
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How to Survive a Budget Flight to Ibiza

Here's how to make it to your Balearic party destination in one piece.
Josh Baines
6.29.16
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The Peculiar Sadness of Going to a Music Festival Alone: A Photo Essay

Going solo to Primavera Sound left me without a source of external validation, except for my Snapchat followers.
Sara Wass
6.24.16
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