Gear

Drugs

Girl Leaves Drugs in Friend's Shoes, Sells Shoes to Stranger

"I had the worst thought of u taking them on holiday and being caught with them n felt sooo bad hahah"
Mac Hackett
2.27.18
Interviews

Zen and the Art of Extreme Metal Production

Dave Otero has worked with everyone from Primitive Man and Khemmis to Cephalic Carnage, so we went to Denver to find out what makes him tick.
Ben Hutcherson
12.14.17
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
Trending Now

Take a 360 Degree Virtual Tour Around Japan's Dreamlike Roland Museum

The most enticing video on YouTube since the last zit-popping compilation you caught yourself watching at 3AM.
THUMP Staff
3.7.17
brief histories

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise
J. J. Anselmi
2.24.17
Gaming

'Pee World VR' Is Everything It Sounds Like

And so, so much more.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.26.16
The Music Issue

Comedian Jon Glaser Reviews the Best Music Gear

Comedian Jon Glaser loves gear. He loves it so much that this fall, he's launching a new comedy series on truTV—called, appropriately enough, 'Jon Glaser Loves Gear'—that documents his obsession.
Jon Glaser
10.11.16
synthesizers

The Story of the Synth that Changed Pop Forever

We investigate just what it is about Roland's Juno-60 that's made it one of the most important synths of all time.
Yousif Nur
5.27.16
thump news

Serato Releases an App that Automates House Party DJing

It's for those times when "no one wants to be the guy up there DJing to five people."
Michael Scott Barron
2.12.16
MSTRKRFT

We Got an Exclusive Tour of MSTRKRFT's DIY Toronto Studio

From drum machines to vintage synths, the duo's recording setup is a gear-head's dream.
Benjamin Boles
1.19.16
thump news

The Collidoscope Synthesizer Is Built to be Played by Four People at the Same Time

This crazy granular synth will let you transform audio recordings into beautiful melodies collaboratively.
Max Pearl
11.23.15
Science

Could Techno Be Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease?

LIVELab's music research could turn your body into an instrument—and cure diseases along the way.
Daryl Keating
9.23.15
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