Michelle Lhooq

Michelle Lhooq is the Features Editor at THUMP. 

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Techno-Punks Are Throwing the Sickest Raves in Singapore

In the face their country's legal hurdles, the progressive crew behind Horizon99 are helping to reignite country's appetite for experimental dance music.
Michelle Lhooq
2.2.18
we saw this

I Did Zumba with Jason Derulo and It Was Some Classic LA Bullshit

“I’m here not because I like Zumba," Perez Hilton says, "but because I like VIPs!”
Michelle Lhooq
1.30.18
Festivals 2017

Iggy Pop Is a Middle Finger to Mortality

That Iggy is still playing shows to rave reviews all over the world is a giant “fuck you”: to common sense, the laws of physics, and everything you were told about drugs in school.
Michelle Lhooq
10.20.17
The THUMP Harm Reduction Project

How Worried Should We Be About Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine?

Experts discuss whether the dangerous opioid is really as widespread as recent media reports claim.
Michelle Lhooq
7.19.17
Features

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
7.7.17
Features

The Family That Raves Together, Stays Together

Kevin Saunderson and his sons Dantiez and DaMarii are Detroit techno's first family.
Michelle Lhooq
6.7.17
Features

This Film Examines How Ghost Ship Inspired a Crackdown on DIY Venues

Bay Area institution Burnt Ramen is one of many live/work spaces struggling to stay open.
Michelle Lhooq
6.6.17
Features

Getting Rejected from a Party Taught Me the Meaning of Nightlife

I haven't been rejected from a party in a while, but being denied at Seth Troxler's infamous Old Miami rager in Detroit was the enlightenment I needed.
Michelle Lhooq
6.5.17
Features

These Intimate Photos Show a Side of Detroit's Movement Most People Miss

Poignant little moments at America's biggest techno festival.
Michelle Lhooq
6.2.17
Features

The Sleep-Deprived Raver's Guide to Movement 2017's Afterparties

We made you a chart so you can focus on what's really important: dancing.
Michelle Lhooq
5.25.17
Features

DJ Robert Miles' “Children” Was Famous for Preventing Car Crashes

The iconic trance anthem has a fascinating backstory.
Michelle Lhooq
5.11.17
Features

Is Miami Music Week Over?

What happens to the epicenter of the corporate dance music bubble in today’s post-EDM world?
Michelle Lhooq
4.3.17
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