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The Story Behind 'Sandstorm,' One of the Biggest EDM Songs of All Time

How an unknown clubgoer turned into an iconic European DJ.
VICE Staff
1.12.18
Features

An Ode to the Pacemaker, the Failed Portable DJ Device That Never Made It

We dive into the past, present, and future of the 2007 gadget that's somewhere between a proto-smartphone and musical Tamagotchi.
Kyle MacNeill
7.19.17
Features

Six Artists Tell You How to Quit Your Corporate Job and Pursue Music

TOKiMONSTA, Anthony Parasole, and more offer their tips on leaving a nine to five for the dancefloor.
Will Caiger-Smith
7.13.17
Music

Anyone Can Be a Conductor With This Wireless Wand

Now you get to be the band leader.
Diana Shi
5.7.17
Features

Jane Fitz Is the Most Underrated DJ in the UK and 2017 Is Her Year

We caught up with the veteran who has been quietly reshaping the sound of British dancefloors for over two decades now.
Josh Baines
12.19.16
thump news

Super Hans from ‘Peep Show’ Made a Handy Guide to DJing

The popular TV show character comes to life and is heading out on a UK tour.
Krystal Rodriguez
10.21.16
Art

London's 'Dream Babes' Reveal the Spirit of Drag

A surreal sci-fi performance called 'Dream Babes' brings all sorts of liberation to Autoitalia South East.
Gabriela Acha
9.25.16
thump news

Ben UFO on B2B Sets: "I've Learnt a Lot from Everyone I've DJed With"

The Hessle Audio co-head maintains that not all live team-ups are "gimmicky."
Krystal Rodriguez
9.15.16
Music

Finally, the Portable DJ Mixer with Everything

OK, it ain't vinyl. But you'll still be the BBQ MVP with the GoDJ Plus—no laptop needed.
DJ Pangburn
8.9.16
Features

Depression, Isolation and Drug Addiction: When DJing Becomes a Mental Health Issue

From Avicii to Carl Cox, DJs are beginning to talk about the risks of the job.
Nick Jarvis
7.5.16
thump news

'Peep Show's Super Hans Has Announced Plans to Start DJing This Summer

Featuring a bass loop that is so good, when you try turning it off you literally can't do it.
Angus Harrison
3.23.16
deep dives

What's It Actually Like to DJ In a Brothel?

THUMP spent a night in an Australian brothel and learned that DJing is all about control — wherever it takes place.
Mantis Kane
2.18.16
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