rave

Nightlife Isn't Dead

The Number of Illegal Raves in London Has Doubled in a Year

The Metropolitan Police recorded 133 unlicensed events in 2017.
Angus Harrison
3.5.18
the vice interview

Goldie Thinks Thom Yorke Is an Alien, Probably

The jungle pioneer talks urination, school pranks and the New World Order.
Tom Connick
1.29.18
club

These Colourful Kandi Kid Photos From the 90s Rave Scene Are Everything

A peek at photographer Michael Tullberg's book, 'Dancefloor Thunderstorm: Land of the Free, Home of the Rave'.
Joshua Glazer
11.5.17
Features

Looking Back at Labyrinth, the East London Rave that Still Lives Long in the Memory

We spoke to Joe Wieczorek, promoter of the legendary Dalston club night.
Nick Thompson
6.5.17
Features

We Spoke to the Artist Carving Massive Pingers Out of Limestone

Daniel David has been sculpting stone eccies since British rave's golden era.
Kyle MacNeill
5.2.17
thump exclusive stream

Zomby's Turned in a Raucous, Rave-Ready Remix of Olsson's "One in a Million"

The mysterious masked man's turned in a piano-heavy slice of retrofuturist warehouse music.
THUMP Staff
3.23.17
Dancing VS the State

Looking Back at the Legal Bill that Killed off British Rave Culture

We examine the four pages of documents that effectively put an end to the golden days of the UK party scene.
Josh Baines
3.8.17
rave

Memories from the Early Days of Rave

We spoke to photographer Mattko about his new book, 'Exist to Resist'.
Frankie Mullin
2.13.17
Features

It’s a Quarter of a Century since N-Trance’s “Set You Free” Put Clubland on the Map

To this day the track raises a defiant middle finger to those who look on at the Kisstory machine with a sense of second-hand embarrassment.
Kyle MacNeill
1.11.17
Features

Meet the Man Who Owns Over 40,000 Rave Flyers

One person who doesn't mind being handed a stack of flyers at the end of the night.
Kyle MacNeill
11.29.16
Features

Meet the People of Fuckparade, the Street Festival in Berlin that Brought Us Techno Viking

Years after it birthed an internet sensation, the yearly march has become an important meeting ground for fringe groups in Germany—not to mention a hotbed of gabber and hardcore fanatics.
Natalie Mayroth
10.21.16
rave

Meet Russia's Teenage Rave Revolutionaries in Our New Documentary

In a film made possible by AXE, THUMP heads to Moscow and steps into the fascinating and visually stunning world of Skotoboinya.
Made Possible by AXE
10.17.16