David Mancuso


We Discuss Whether DJs Should Use Their Platform for Politics on Episode 1 of the THUMP Podcast

Every week, THUMP's Editor-in-Chief Emilie Friedlander and a panel of guests discuss the stories shaping nightlife.


Celebrate Valentine's Day Right with This 7-Hour David Mancuso Mix from the Loft

On the party's 47th anniversary, its message of universal love and tolerance still feels radical.


Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy Shares David Mancuso Tribute Mix

The Loft founder’s protégé turned in a two-hour session for Solid Steel Radio.


It’s Time to Start Thinking About How Queer Nightlife Can Move Forward Under Trump

How the rave scene responds to crisis is what really matters.


"The Music Plays Us": Lessons I Learned from David Mancuso

With a friendship that spanned decades, Douglas Sherman was one of the late David Mancuso's earliest and closest disciples.


How Reagan Era New York Nightlife Could Provide a Template for the Next After-Dark Revolution

Charting the life and death of New York nightlife with author Tim Lawrence.


The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Daft Punk, David Mancuso, Lorenzo Senni, and more make our list of the best things this week.


Nicky Siano, Kerri Chandler, Caroline Polachek, and More Reflect on David Mancuso's Remarkable Legacy

We talked to a collection of beloved DJs, writers, and producers about how they were touched by the Loft.


David Mancuso Taught Me How Being Selfless Is The Ultimate Act of Rebellion

Colleen "Cosmo" Murphy, Mancuso's most trusted protégé, reflects on the rich life and legacy of her mentor.


Love Saves The Day: A Soundtrack For Transcending This Terrible, Terrible Year

Twelve wonderful tracks to alleviate twelve horrible months.


David Mancuso, Iconic DJ and Founder of the Loft, Has Died at 72

According to reports spreading on social media Monday night, the legendary selector has passed away.


We Asked Kölsch to Create the Nightclub of his Dreams

Komapkt's Danish dude walks us through an imaginary club that sounds like heaven and only serves champagne.