Michelle Lhooq

Michelle Lhooq is the Features Editor at THUMP. 

The THUMP Harm Reduction Project

How Worried Should We Be About Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine?

Experts discuss whether the dangerous opioid is really as widespread as recent media reports claim.
Michelle Lhooq
7.20.17
Features

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
7.10.17
Features

The Family That Raves Together, Stays Together

Kevin Saunderson and his sons Dantiez and DaMarii are Detroit techno's first family.
Michelle Lhooq
6.8.17
Features

This Film Examines How Ghost Ship Inspired a Crackdown on DIY Venues

Bay Area institution Burnt Ramen is one of many live/work spaces struggling to stay open.
Michelle Lhooq
6.7.17
Features

Getting Rejected from a Party Taught Me the Meaning of Nightlife

I haven't been rejected from a party in a while, but being denied at Seth Troxler's infamous Old Miami rager in Detroit was the enlightenment I needed.
Michelle Lhooq
6.5.17
Features

These Intimate Photos Show a Side of Detroit's Movement Most People Miss

Poignant little moments at America's biggest techno festival.
Michelle Lhooq
6.2.17
Features

DJ Robert Miles' “Children” Was Famous for Preventing Car Crashes

The iconic trance anthem has a fascinating backstory.
Michelle Lhooq
5.11.17
Features

Is Miami Music Week Over?

What happens to the epicenter of the corporate dance music bubble in today’s post-EDM world?
Michelle Lhooq
4.3.17
Features

Migos Punked Fashion Week by Buying Everyone Pizza at NYC's Most VIP Club

These moments of savage beauty make NYFW worth it.
Michelle Lhooq
2.16.17
Thump

The Hard Lessons I Learned Sober Raving

Confessions of a reformed party girl.
Michelle Lhooq
2.11.17
Features

The Hard Lessons I Learned Raving Sober

Confessions of a reformed party girl.
Michelle Lhooq
2.10.17
Features

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.
Michelle Lhooq
12.1.16
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