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We Break Down the Stock Market-Like Complexities of Discogs on Episode 2 of the THUMP Podcast

There's also a deep dive into a curious footnote in Moby's career and lots of talk about Lana Del Rey.
THUMP Staff
3.3.17
thump news

Ghost Ship Fire DJ Golden Donna Releases Benefit Album for Victims

Available on Bandcamp, the online music store will also donate its proceeds to the ACLU today.
Rachel Kraus
2.6.17
thump news

100% Silk Artists to Perform at Ghost Ship Benefit Show in Los Angeles

Scheduled for January 26, the event will raise funds for the Oakland Fire Relief fund.
Krystal Rodriguez
1.20.17
thump news

Róisín Murphy, Daphni, and More Feature on New Oakland Benefit Compilation

'Lives Through Magic' also features music from Gobby, Peter Gordon, and Bookworms.
Alexander Iadarola
1.10.17
thump news

4chan Users Launch Campaign to Shut Down DIY Venues in Aftermath of Oakland Fire

The online forum’s right-wing internet activists are calling for warehouse spaces to be shut down for being “open hotbeds of liberal radicalism.”
Gabrielle Canon
12.16.16
thump news

Oakland Fire Victim Nackt to Get Posthumous Release on The Nite Owl Diner

The ‘Night System’ EP, due out in January, will be his first vinyl release.
Krystal Rodriguez
12.16.16
thump news

Cause of Deadly Oakland Blaze Still Unknown

Investigators still don’t know what caused the Ghost Ship fire that left 36 people dead but electricals are suspected.
Anna Codrea-Rado
12.14.16
Features

The Rave Queen Next Door: Remembering the Life and Legacy of My Friend Cherushii

Songwriter and producer Maria Minerva remembers the beloved Bay Area musician, who died in the Oakland fire on December 2.
Maria Juur AKA Maria Minerva
12.12.16
thump news

After Oakland Fire, DIY Venues Across the Country Under Scrutiny

Including in cities such as Baltimore, Denver, and Nashville.
Krystal Rodriguez
12.12.16
Features

We'll Never Forget the Music and Lives of the Oakland Fire Victims

"Even though they're gone, they can live forever, because their music is out there and that's hopeful to me."
Dave Wedge
12.9.16
thump news

Manager of Oakland's Ghost Ship Does Emotional Interview on the Today Show

In it, Derick Almena is asked if he should be held responsible for what happened.
Alexander Iadarola
12.8.16
thump news

Members of the DIY Community Compile Harm Reduction Measures for Venue Operators

In the wake of the Oakland fire, a group of architects and artists release a Google doc of suggestions to help secure DIY buildings.
Anna Codrea-Rado
12.7.16
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