Queer People Describe Their First Time in a Gay Club
"I realised that this was what freedom looked like."
Why do Lads Love Klock and Dettmann So Much?
The two Berghain residents have found a home crowd quite different to their Teutonic roots.
How I'm Raving My Way Out of Depression
A trip to Berlin sparked a revival from an exhausting disease of contradictions.
Buy a Piece of Berghain to Prove How Much You Really, Really Love Clubbing
If you've ever wanted to bring your Berlin club experiences home, now's your chance.
Berghain Will Open a New Dancefloor in March
It will be called "Säule," which translates to "Pillar" in English.
Marcel Dettmann Took Us on a Techno Tour of Berlin
While visiting iconic spots like Hard Wax, E-Werk, and a defunct youth radio station, the legendary Berghain resident helped connect the dots of his life in music.
Ben Klock and Marcel Dettmann Pair Up for Ostgut Ton’s 100th 12” Release
The ‘Phantom Studies’ EP marks their first studio collaboration in ten years.
Best of 2016
10 Scandals and Shitshows that Rocked the Dance Music World in 2016
From Kanye beefing with Deadmau5 on Twitter, to Verboten’s fall from grace, THUMP runs down the biggest stories of the year.
Watch Conan O'Brien Try to Get Into Berghain, and Fail Miserably
The comedian's trip to the Berlin power station caused uproar back in September.
PC Music's Showcase at Berghain Was a Collision of Dance Music's Most Controversial Brands
Unpacking the label's bubblegum commercialism is more exhausting than waiting in a 3AM Saturday Berghain queue.
How to Explain Your Thotty Raver Lifestyle to Your Family at Thanksgiving
What to say when your grandma turns to you and asks, "What's a 'Berghain'?"
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
Wolfgang Tillmans Wants People to Fight Fear Through Artistic Expression
The German photographer on working with Frank Ocean, Brexit, and why he's not surprised by a Trump presidency.