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12.30.16

The THUMP Staff's Personal Favorite Music and Moments of 2016

A roundup of the art and culture that made this year bearable.

12.21.16

The Best Electronic Music Writing of 2016

30 of our favorite pieces of journalism and criticism from on and around the dance floor.

12.21.16

Best Live Act: Elysia Crampton Turns CDJ Shredding Into a Work of Theater

The California composer made her multimedia live sets into moving documents of endurance.

12.19.16

DJs of the Year: Beautiful Swimmers Demonstrate the Power of Collaboration in Club Culture

The DC-based duo embraces an anything-goes approach to two-heads-are-better-than-one mixing.

12.13.16

The 25 Best Experimental Albums of 2016

From church organ drones to locked groove pranks.

12.8.16

The 33 Best Albums of 2016

From electro-protest anthems to rose-tinted remembrances of childhood.

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12.7.16

The 66 Best Tracks of 2016

From disco screamers to candy-paint EDM nightmares.

12.6.16

The 20 Best Mixes of 2016

From nails-on-the-chalkboard experimental club music, to dusty house edits of 50 Cent.