music industry

Music

Taylor Swift Sold a Million Copies of an Album That Wasn't Great

Figures confirm that 'Reputation' was 2017's best-selling album, but it also shows us something about the loyalty of Swift's fans.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.11.18
SEXISM

How Media and Music Industry Staff Are Reacting to Sexual Assault Allegations

These are the water cooler conversations happening in British offices post-Weinstein.
Hannah Ewens
11.12.17
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
Music

I Was a Teenage Heartthrob

Ben Adams from A1 remembers what it was like to be on every British girl's bedroom wall, and how lonely life can be when you're a famous teenager.
Ben Adams
6.15.16
thump news

For the First Time in History, "Old" Music Is Outselling New Artist Releases

In 2015 music purchases changed, possibly forever.
THUMP Canada Staff
1.20.16
deep dives

Three Female Canadian DJs Discuss Gender Inequality in the Dance World

Misstress Barbara, Bambii, and Shaydakiss speak out on sexism and the state of the industry.
THUMP Canada Staff
1.13.16
Stuff

Stories from the Frontlines of Excess and Depravity in the 1990s British Music Industry

Niven's cult classic 'Kill Your Friends' is being turned into a film, so we had a chat about its subject matter.
Daniel Dylan Wray
10.23.15
music industry

​EMI Calls a Six Month Sample Amnesty. Time to Go Nuts!

Not really. Basically, this is a publishing version of those amnesty boxes you ignore every time you go into a festival.
Jemayel Khawaja
9.8.15
Music

How Ageism Kills the Careers of Women in the Music Industry

I'm a 27-year-old singer-songwriter, and I'm constantly being told that I'm about to become too old.
Lola Blanc
6.3.15
tiga

“White People are Good at Making Money” - Tiga Talks Dance Music and Commerce

Behind the music industry wheels with the Bugatti driver himself.
Reuben Fidock
3.5.15
Photo

Photos of Melbourne’s Grimy and Golden Past

Peter Milne's been shooting Australia's cultural heroes for 40 years.
Peter Milne
2.19.15
Words

How Did The Pirate Bay, the World’s Biggest Illegal Downloading Site, Stay Online for So Long?

By shutting down The Pirate Bay, the music industry has eliminated one of its biggest threats—for now.
VICE Thump
12.12.14
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