Best of 2016

Best of 2016

Best Live Act: Elysia Crampton Turns CDJ Shredding Into a Work of Theater

The California composer made her multimedia live sets into moving documents of endurance.
Colin Joyce
12.22.16
Best of 2016

The Best Electronic Music Writing of 2016

30 of our favorite pieces of journalism and criticism from on and around the dance floor.
Michaelangelo Matos
12.22.16
Best of 2016

DJs of the Year: Beautiful Swimmers Demonstrate the Power of Collaboration in Club Culture

The DC-based duo embraces an anything-goes approach to two-heads-are-better-than-one mixing.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
12.19.16
Features

We Asked Five Innovative Toronto Artists About the People, Spaces, and Movements Inspiring Them Right Now

Some of our favorite producers, promoters, and venue owners share their 2016 favorites and discuss the challenges facing the city.
Max Mohenu
12.15.16
Best of 2016

10 Scandals and Shitshows that Rocked the Dance Music World in 2016

From Kanye beefing with Deadmau5 on Twitter, to Verboten’s fall from grace, THUMP runs down the biggest stories of the year.
Anna Codrea-Rado
12.15.16
Best of 2016

The 25 Best Experimental Albums of 2016

From church organ drones to locked groove pranks.
Colin Joyce
12.14.16
2016

The 33 Best Albums of 2016

From electro-protest anthems to rose-tinted remembrances of childhood.
THUMP Staff
12.9.16
2016

The 66 Best Tracks of 2016

From disco screamers to candy-paint EDM nightmares.
THUMP Staff
12.8.16
Features

The 20 Best Mixes of 2016

From nails-on-the-chalkboard experimental club music, to dusty house edits of 50 Cent.
THUMP Staff
12.7.16