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Meet Jazar Crew, the DJ Duo Bringing Electronic Parties to Palestine

"An outlet like dancing or art is extremely important especially in an area without freedom of movement like Palestine."
Bo Hanna
10.25.18
international relations

Meet the Punk-Turned-Techno-Activist Revolutionizing Copenhagen’s Rave Scene

No racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia: Nikolaj Jakosen's punk rock ethos informed the underlying philosophy of the rave collective Fast Forward.
Theis Duelund
9.12.18
Premieres

Jubilee's 'Magic City 4' Compilation Is All Bangers and No Chill

Check out the track list for the DJ-producer's annual collection of underground gems, plus a free download of Moistbreezy's new cut "Rush Hour."
Andrea Domanick
5.22.18
Interviews

In Turkey, Music Takes You Where a Travel Visa Can't

We talked with Ozoyo, a Turkish DJ and producer, about the music scene in Istanbul and what it's like to be an artist in a country where political rights and civil liberties aren't guaranteed.
Tamara Güclü
4.2.18
video

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
Interviews

An Afternoon with Sama, the DJ Who Brought Techno to Palestine

A few weeks from her appearance at Transmusicales in Rennes, France, we met with Sama Abdulhadi to talk about her professional journey, the techno scene in Ramallah, and her reticence toward the "Arab-electro trend."
Théophile Pillault
11.26.17
Features

These Intimate Photos Show a Side of Detroit's Movement Most People Miss

Poignant little moments at America's biggest techno festival.
Michelle Lhooq
6.1.17
thump news

DJs Can Now Make Money Off Their SoundCloud Mixes in Revenue-Sharing Update

Exclusive: The music-streaming platform is expanding its revenue sharing program to include producers and remixers.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.13.17
Features

Why Telling Musicians to "Stick to Music" is Dumb and Toxic

Stop telling musicians to be quiet and start telling them to get loud.
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
2.9.17
Phys Ed

Spinning is Good For Letting Go

Think about what's pissing you off for a little extra speed.
Evy Pitt Stoller
12.22.16
thump news

Study Finds Musicians More Likely to Suffer Mental Illness

A new report says musicians could be up to three times more likely to suffer from depression than the general public.
Alexander Iadarola
11.2.16
Features

The THUMP Guide to Sliding Into a DJ's DMs

Do you feel lucky, Instagram/Twitter user?
Kish Lal
7.4.16
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