Derrick Carter

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Ellie Herring's House-Heavy "F150" Mix is a Rush of Blood to the Head

Hear an hour of music that inspired the Kentucky producer's 2016 EP 'What a Joy.'
THUMP Canada Staff

Digital Artists to Take Over a 12,000 sq. ft. Warehouse in Chicago

VR and projection mapping collide in the Windy City for Sub Chroma 2016.
Nathaniel Ainley

How Shifty Science Went From Skateboarding to Quietly Remolding Chicago House Music

Lifelong friends John Kardaras and Chris Ike reflect on the most experimental period of their collaborative output.
John Thorp
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Hudson Mohawke, Moodymann, and More Added to Mysteryland 2016

The entirety of the Phase 2 lineup has been revealed.
Alexander Iadarola
thump news

Booking Agent Faces Public Backlash After Soliciting 'Attractive Female DJs' For Gigs in Feminist Facebook Group

Derrick Carter, The Black Madonna, and more have spoken out against Justin James, who sticks by his original remarks.
Michelle Lhooq
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Smart Bar's 2016 Residents Are Better Than Your Guest DJs

Chicago clubbing institution nurtures world-class homegrown talent.
Joshua Glazer

Diplo Explains What Was Really Going Through His Mind When He Worked with Justin Bieber

According to a new interview with The FADER, there was a little more to the story behind "Where Are Ü Now" than he initially let on.
Alexander Iadarola
my first club

Rodriguez Jr.'s First Club: Fat Bass Drums and Chicago House From DJ Deep

"Back then it was real deep house, with roots and bollocks, not this elevator music they call deep house nowadays."
Rodriguez Jr.

The Essential Masters at Work Tracks, According to the DJs They Inspired

Kenny "Dope" Gonzales and "Little" Louie Vega changed the blueprint of house music forever. We spoke to the DJs who built on those foundations.
Josh Baines
san francisco

Mark Farina Will Never Stop Brewing His Groovy Mushroom Jazz

If you haven’t tasted it yet, now is a good time to start.
Daniel Melfi

The Empire of Yousef Is a Powerful Brand

If you think you were busy—look at Yousef.
Zack Rota
deep dives

EDM Doesn’t Have a Women Problem, It Has a Straight White Guy Problem

A culture created and nurtured by gays and people of color now is dominated by the same people who run everything else.
Zel McCarthy