producers

Noisey News

Spotify Is Getting a Little Better at Crediting Artists and Songwriters

This week has seen royalty amounts rise, and production and songwriting credits added to the streaming service's desktop iteration.
Lauren O'Neill
2.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's What Hollywood Is Finally Saying About Harvey Weinstein

Meryl Streep, Judd Apatow, and Lena Dunham have condemned the tycoon's alleged abuses, but much of the industry is still silent.
Drew Schwartz
10.9.17
surveys

How Much Money Do Canadian Rappers Really Make?

We spent a very long year surveying hip-hop workers across the country. Here are the results.
Devin Pacholik
1.31.17
Features

The THUMP Guide to Sliding Into a DJ's DMs

Do you feel lucky, Instagram/Twitter user?
Kish Lal
7.4.16
Interviews

Classixx Are Guyys Who Make Slapperzz

The LA electronic duo's Michael David explains the value of smooth jazz, and breaks down their new album 'Faraway Reach' from A to XYZ.
Peter Holslin
6.2.16
Features

Five Producers on Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ You Need to Know About

From Boots to James Blake to MeLo-X, a guide to the main collaborators on the pop star's sixth album.
THUMP Canada Staff
4.26.16
Features

If Britney Spears Had These Six Producers on Her New Album, We’d Lose Our Shit

From Dubbel Dutch to Kaytranada to Sophie, these dream collaborations would be anything but toxic.
Josh Parto
4.18.16
Interviews

Sexism, Deceit, and Power: The Corrupt Mechanics Behind Modern Pop Music

A conversation about the murky values of the music industry with John Seabrook, author of 'The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory'.
Moya Lothian-McLean
2.10.16
Longreads Or Whatever

The Story of FruityLoops: How a Belgian Porno Game Company Employee Changed Modern Music

Soulja Boy, Sonny Digital, 9th Wonder, and other producers discuss the influence of the program that went from a porn game company coder's side project to a building block of the sound of modern music.
Reed Jackson
12.11.15
Premieres

This Good-Ass Ambient Music Belongs in a Museum, and LA's MOCA Is Doing Exactly That

LA producer Anenon is brining local musicians to MOCA's galleries for a year of live performances. Listen to the premiere of his new song "Mouth" for a taste of what's to come.
Andrea Domanick
12.9.15
deep dives

I Tried To Kickstart A New Musical Career in Just 30 Minutes

I had half an hour to make a masterpiece and start a new life. Did I succeed? Only one way to find out.
Josh Baines
11.19.15
DJs

Beatport and Hard Wax Vets Are Launching a Site for Artisanal Sample Packs

Irrupt will offer "sound products" for producers and DJs without the usual gimmicks.
Joshua Glazer
10.21.15
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