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The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Daft Punk, David Mancuso, Lorenzo Senni, and more make our list of the best things this week.

by Britt Julious
Nov 19 2016, 5:03pm

1. Every Daft Punk song ranked

Need something lighter to debate after these past two weeks? Thankfully, we've ranked every Daft Punk song, ever. Yes, all of them. Dive in.

2. GAIKA's Another Hole in Babylon


The producer recently released this short film which explores themes heard on SPAGHETTO, GAIKA's latest release.

3. D∆WN's virtual reality world

Besides listening to D∆WN's new album, you can now immerse yourself in it. In anticipation of the release, the multifaceted performer dropped a new collaborative virtual reality experience trailer of the album, created with VR artist Sander Sneek.

4. Jay Daniel's debut album

NPR has the exclusive stream of Detroit producer and rising electronic wunderkind Jay Daniel's debut album, Broken Knowz. It's a groovy, percussion-forward triumph.

5. Colleen Murphy remembers David Mancuso

"David Mancuso was a rebel with a cause," says Colleen "Cosmo" Murphy, Mancuso's protege. Here, she reflects on her earliest years with him, what he taught her, and his legacy on and off the dance floor.

6. David Mancusco DJing

Here's more than three hours of Mancusco DJing with tracks from Dennis Ferrer, Jerome Sydenham, Ten Cityand proving why he was one of the greatest selectors.

7. An interview with and guest mix from Tall Black Guy

Jacky Sommer, one half of the Brooklyn house and techno duo Analog Soul, interviewed one of her musical heroes, Tall Black Guy (aka Terrel Wallace), and learned about his musical origins in Chicago and Detroit. Wallace was kind enough to craft an exclusive guest mix for THUMP in celebration of the interview.

8. Lorenzo Senni's touch

Resident Advisor spends time with Warp's latest signee and learns how trance influences his music.

9. 50 Foolproof After-Party Conversation Starters, That Aren't "Did You Have a Good Night?"

"Hey, here's one for you, what if we were the aliens? Think about it like that and it's pretty fucked up."

Our team across the pond developed this clever list of ways to keep the conversation going after the party ends.

10. Meet ZHU

Mixmag met with the popular EDM DJ and producer for his first major interview after a year of major and headlining sets at festivals and clubs across the globe.