Thinkpieces And Shit
Sixty UK Festivals Taking a Stand Against Sexual Assault Is Only the Beginning
A recently announced Safer Spaces initiative is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to ending sexual violence at music events.
Bestival is Leaving the Isle of Wight
The event will move to a new home in Dorset from 2017.
Music Festivals Need to Do More to Prevent Sexual Assaults
When festival organizers and bystanders are poorly educated on how to handle or prevent sexual assaults, it implicitly says this behaviour is acceptable.
This Organization Wants to End Sexual Assault at Festivals Through Education
On-site counseling and information bracelets are some of the initiatives from the Isle of Wight Council.
The Serious and Unaddressed Problem of Rape at British Music Festivals
Music festivals have become a common location for rape and sexual assaults, so why has nothing been done about it?
Bestival Toronto Announces 2016 Lineup with The Cure, Jamie xx, Grimes, and More
The second Canadian edition of the UK festival takes place June 11-12.
Bestival Announces Return to Toronto in June 2016
Founder Rob Da Bank calls last year's event "one of the highlights of my festival career."
12 Canadian Electronic Music Stories That Got Everybody Talking This Year
All the news that mattered in 2015, from drug busts to deadmau5 beef.
THUMP Canada Staff
Tracks from Hudson Mohawke, Four Tet, and Skrillex Dominated Bestival 2015
We're back from the UK with these sounds ringing in our ears.
I Walked Around a Music Festival Asking to Test People's Drugs
Some pills were relatively pure, but other samples were duds or cut with dangerous chemicals.
It's virtually impossible to administer a chill pill during this mix.
Here's Every Annoying Person You'll Meet at a Festival
The point is that we're all human beings who, at some point, have sucked to be around.