orchestra

Essays

Carly Rae Jepsen at the Symphony Is the Pinnacle of Classical Music

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra changed the very emotional fabric of Jepsen's pop music.
Sarah MacDonald
Phil Witmer
6.19.17
Features

This Producer Turned Pokémon Soundtracks Into an Epic Symphony

Jeron Moore wants to challenge audiences' preconceptions of video game music.
Corinne Przybyslawski
5.9.17
Features

Hans Zimmer Can Write an Entire Film Score From a Single Photograph

We talked to the legendary composer about his recent Coachella debut, 'The Lion King,' and avoiding Hollywood typecasting.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.20.17
thump news

Watch Hans Zimmer Shut Down Coachella 2017 with Help From an Orchestra and Pharrell

The legendary 59-year-old German composer performed his biggest movie hits at the popular California festival.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.17.17
we saw this

We Watched Owen Pallett's Curated New Creations Festival Because Live Symphonies Are Hype

Polaris prize winner Tanya Tagaq was also featured with a raw performance at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's festival.
Kate Killet
3.21.17
thump news

Carl Craig Fuses Techno and Classical Music in New Album, ‘Versus’

"'Versus' is my desire and dream come true to have my music interpreted by an orchestra.”
Krystal Rodriguez
12.9.16
Interviews

California Love: Meet the 30-Piece Orchestra Dedicated to the Music of Dr. Dre

Tonight in LA, the first orchestral concert dedicated to Dr. Dre will occur. Meet the people behind it.
Laurent Fintoni
11.21.15
thump exclusive video

Private Agenda Made Their "Paralysed" Video with a Motley Crew of Friends, No Budget, and a Crate of Beer

The Baeleric boys on International Feel recorded a live version of the track with a 16-piece orchestra.
David Garber
9.25.15
Words

BT Brings His Dance Music Dream "Electronic Opus" To Kickstarter

The dance music icon needs your help to build a unique concert experience for true music listeners.
Ani Hajderaj
12.8.14
Music

Nick Zinner's "41 Strings" Comes to the UK

Three years ago, Nick to composed an orchestral piece for their 41st Annual Earth Day celebration called "41 Strings." This year, he will be premiering 41 Strings at the Meltdown Festival in the UK. To find out more about the 41 Strings UK debut and...
Erica Euse
6.19.14
Words

Twenty Years after 'Timeless' and Metalheadz, Goldie Looks Back

"I'm an OG now," the DJ, producer, label-head, actor and grafitti artist said.
Lauren Martin
5.1.14
videos

Watch the Above & Beyond Acoustic Trailer

Get an exclusive sneak peek before the album and full-length movie drop!
THUMP Staff
12.11.13
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