A South African Artist Made an Ex-President’s Rape Trial into Art

At the Berlin Biennale, Dineo Seshee Bopape turned the drip-drip-drip of oppressive systems into powerful films and installations.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer Who Defends Rapists

"Hearing someone give evidence about how their life has been ruined is emotional for absolutely everyone."
Sam Nichols

The Painful Battle for a Painless Death

Omid suffers from a rare nervous system disorder that will slowly and painfully kill him. He's crowdfunding a legal challenge for the right to die how he wants.
Oscar Rickett

The Human Rights You Lose When You Don't Speak English 

Does Australia have enough systems in place to ensure social equity for everyone?
Zoe Holman
Old People

When Is a Judge Too Old to Judge?

Out of more than 1,200 active and senior federal judges, 16 percent will be 80 or older by the end of 2017, and 39 will be at least 90.
Aaron Kase

Ed Banger's Heavy Metal Disco Misfits Are Still Just Having Fun

The French imprint's founder Busy P looks back on 14 years of glam and goofs on the eve of their 100th release.
Krystal Rodriguez
Civil Rights

Obama's Civil Rights Enforcer Is as Worried as You Are

Vanita Gupta led the charge against shady cops in Ferguson, Chicago, and Baltimore. We asked her how bad it will get under Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.
Matt Taylor

When Criminal Court Failed My Rape Case, I Tried Criminal Compensation

Criminal courts are notoriously hard on sex assault victims. So I went for something else.
Roslyn Talusan

Daft Punk Released 'Homework' Twenty-Years Ago Today and They've Rarely Sounded As Exciting Since

You're probably going to hear a lot about how this album "introduced house music to the masses"—it didn't.
Angus Harrison
thump news

The xx, Radiohead, and Justice to Play Coachella 2017

A horde of other electronic musicians are set to perform as well, including Four Tet, Maya Jane Coles, and more.
Alexander Iadarola
Best of 2016

2016 In Focus: THUMP's 40 Best Electronic Music Photos of the Year

Our favourite images of the people, scenes, and events that made a lasting impact.
THUMP Canada Staff
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Smalltown DJs' Best of 2016 Mix Highlights the Biggest Anthems From the Worst Year Ever

Calgary's favourite electronic duo deliver 70 minutes of hits from A Tribe Called Quest, Frank Ocean, Justice, The xx, and more.
Max Mohenu