1. Black music in Trump's America
Freedom is more of a state a mind than an actual thing that you experience.
Writer Rashard Bradshaw covered featuring Junglepussy and Battyjack on how black musicians and artists are preparing for Trump's America.
2. Dance music in the mainstream
asks," Is electronic music currently subject to a brain drain that's gradually siphoning some of our most creative minds for the benefit of the mainstream?" Quite possibly, yes.
3. THUMP Mix: Studio OST
Another month, another new THUMP Mix. This time, Studio OST, the Galcher Lustwerk and Alvin Aronson project, offered in anticipation of their new EP, Eventide/Ascension. Start your weekend off right!
4. Techno in the face of fascism
XLR8R published a new essay by Gunnar Hallam and Tin Man on during the rise of fascist states and policies.
5. How to shit in nightclubs
A handy , just for you.
6. Russell E.L. Butler
Moog spoke with Russell E.L. Butler for their new documentary series, Sonic Origins.
7. The 7 best live stage set-ups of all time
Performing live is not just about hitting play. For many of the world's top DJs and producers, creating a visually-enticing stage set-up keeps fans as equally-entertained as the music. , our Canadian pals compiled a list of the seven best set-ups ever.
8. The 94 best record shops in Europe
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9. Justin Cudmore
I guess when I found my community, I didn't even realize how special it was
THUMP's David Garber to the Brooklyn-via-Illinois DJ and producer about how he found house music and why he's ready to give back to the dance floor.
10. Protest music
Mixmag compiled of protest music for dangerous, confusing times. The playlist includes the likes of Seth Troxler, ANOHNI, and Underground Resistance.