music industry

Nightlife

Without Small Venues, the UK Doesn't Have a Music Industry

How many more have to be railroaded by rent hikes and property developers before we lose our grassroots scenes completely?
Harry Harris
1.17.19
SEXISM

How Media and Music Industry Staff Are Reacting to Sexual Assault Allegations

These are the water cooler conversations happening in British offices post-Weinstein.
Hannah Ewens
11.9.17
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
The Music Issue

Teen-Focused App Musical.ly Is the Music Industry's New Secret Weapon

How America's favorite lip-synching video app is disrupting the way music marketing works.
Emilie Friedlander
10.17.16
Music

I Was a Teenage Heartthrob

Ben Adams from A1 remembers what it was like to be on every British girl's bedroom wall, and how lonely life can be when you're a famous teenager.
Ben Adams
6.14.16
Music

The Many Ways the Music Industry Fucks with Your Mental Health

The culture that surrounds the production of music can feel like it is overflowing with fragile souls, and it's not uncommon to encounter people experiencing serious mental health issues.
John Doran
4.15.16
thump news

For the First Time in History, "Old" Music Is Outselling New Artist Releases

In 2015 music purchases changed, possibly forever.
THUMP Canada Staff
1.20.16
deep dives

Three Female Canadian DJs Discuss Gender Inequality in the Dance World

Misstress Barbara, Bambii, and Shaydakiss speak out on sexism and the state of the industry.
THUMP Canada Staff
1.14.16
Stuff

An Interview with Author John Niven About the Excess and Depravity of the British Music Industry in the 1990s

Niven's cult classic <i>Kill Your Friends</i> is being turned into a film, so we had a chat about its subject matter.
Daniel Dylan Wray
10.23.15
Music

How Ageism Kills the Careers of Women in the Music Industry

I&#39;m a 27-year-old singer-songwriter, and I&#39;m constantly being told that I&#39;m about to become too old.
Lola Blanc
6.4.15
Words

How Did The Pirate Bay, the World’s Biggest Illegal Downloading Site, Stay Online for So Long?

By shutting down The Pirate Bay, the music industry has eliminated one of its biggest threats—for now.
VICE Thump
12.12.14
Music

The Record Encased In A Plaster Box And Other Album Releases Breaking The Mould

From Thom Yorke to Aphex Twin, these artists are finding alternative approaches to album releases.
Mike Sugarman
10.6.14
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