DJs

Music

We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

"If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him."
Noel Ransome
3.13.19
Nightlife

The Rave Gap: How UK Nightlife Still Struggles with Ageism

Club culture in general is becoming more inclusive, but continues to fall short when it comes to welcoming older clubbers and DJs – especially those who are women.
Kamila Rymajdo
2.6.19
Premieres

Jubilee's 'Magic City 4' Compilation Is All Bangers and No Chill

Check out the track list for the DJ-producer's annual collection of underground gems, plus a free download of Moistbreezy's new cut "Rush Hour."
Andrea Domanick
5.23.18
Interviews

In Turkey, Music Takes You Where a Travel Visa Can't

We talked with Ozoyo, a Turkish DJ and producer, about the music scene in Istanbul and what it's like to be an artist in a country where political rights and civil liberties aren't guaranteed.
Tamara Güclü
4.3.18
pubs

This Small Town Pub Fought the Odds to Become Yorkshire’s Coolest Music Venue

The Golden Lion in Todmorden has hosted British techno legend Andrew Weatherall and Justin Robertson. Mr. Scruff loved the place so much, he refused his fee after playing there.
Kamila Rymajdo
3.12.18
regret

Life Lessons Learned from the DJ Who Didn’t Realise His Set Was Totally Silent

Halfway through his festival set KSHMR went silent for everybody except him.
THUMP UK
3.5.18
DJs

The Definitive List of the Worst DJ Names of All Time

From DJ Fanny to Inflatable Führer, here's the official worst of the worst when it comes to DJ monikers.
Josh Baines
3.2.18
Features

Forget Richie Hawtin's Sake, Here are the Five DJ Drinks We'd Love to See

Japanese rice wine is SO last summer!
Josh Baines
6.29.17
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
thump news

DJs Can Now Make Money Off Their SoundCloud Mixes in Revenue-Sharing Update

Exclusive: The music-streaming platform is expanding its revenue sharing program to include producers and remixers.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.14.17
Features

Why Telling Musicians to "Stick to Music" is Dumb and Toxic

Stop telling musicians to be quiet and start telling them to get loud.
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
2.10.17
thump news

Study Finds Musicians More Likely to Suffer Mental Health Issues

A new report says musicians could be up to three times more likely to suffer from depression than the general public.
Alexander Iadarola
11.3.16
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