Josh Baines

Editor, THUMP UK

Fashion

How the Suit Stopped Being Essential

With bosses wearing chinos and streetwear, we've seen the death of the suit as a sign of superiority.
Josh Baines
1.8.18
Mixes

Make Your Life Infinitely Better with this Mix from Two of Balearic's Finest DJs

It turns out that nothing is better than five and a half incredible hours of Phil Mison and Moonboots. Except maybe pints.
Josh Baines
7.5.17
Features

Larry Heard Talks Us Through the Making of "Can You Feel It"

Ahead of his performance at London's Sunfall, we spoke to the house pioneer about how one of the 20th century's greatest works of art came to be.
Josh Baines
6.28.17
Features

Embracing Hangovers is the Most Adult Decision You’ll Ever Make

You won't be young forever so accept the three hangover cures that actually work.
Josh Baines
6.26.17
Features

Figuring Out Why Americans Sound So Great on House Records

And why do European ones sound so...wrong?
Josh Baines
6.15.17
Features

Scott Gilmore’s a Californian Homebody Making Music for the Great Outdoors

We spoke to the LA musician ahead of the release of his Balearic-infused mini-masterpiece on International Feel.
Josh Baines
6.13.17
Features

This Is the Best Book You'll Read About Queer Nightlife This Year

Peter Ackroyd's 'Queer City' is a powerful reminder of the importance of pleasure.
Josh Baines
6.8.17
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Phil Mison's Keeping his Balearic Spirit Alive, A Quarter of a Century On

Stream a previously unreleased and absurdly gorgeous record from the iconic selector's newest compilation, 'Out of the Blue.'
Josh Baines
6.5.17
Features

Ketamine Is Actually the Least Fun Drug

So why is it becoming so popular in clubbing?
Josh Baines
5.30.17
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Listen Back to Yet Another Out of this World Mix by Teki Latex

The Sound Pellegrino man rolled through Naina's Reprezent show at the weekend, armed with some slow-and-low screamers.
Josh Baines
5.23.17
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Listen to Robert Hood's Utterly Astonishing New Album in Full Right Now

We've got the world premiere of the techno titan's Dekmantel-released 'Paradygm Shift' LP.
Josh Baines
5.22.17
Features

Why do Lads Love Klock and Dettmann So Much?

The two Berghain residents have found a home crowd quite different to their Teutonic roots.
Josh Baines
5.16.17
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