GUIDES

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Sanity Checklist

If you’re trying to get your head on straight, this is the most fundamental place to start.
Rajul Punjabi
12.18.18
Features

The Seven Deadly Sins of Clubbing

A quick refresher on how to behave on a night out without making yourself look like a total twat.
Josh Baines
3.22.17
NSFW

Explaining the Bizarre World of British Nightlife to Americans

British nightlife is a beautiful free-for-all of internet drugs, Wavey Garms girls, illegal raving, and regretful sex. But to the American outsider, it can seem confusing.
Francisco Garcia & Zach Sokol
6.9.16
club culture

Five Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Clubbing Life Considerably Less Shit

Heading out this weekend? Here's how to make it ever so slightly less soul destroying.
Josh Baines
4.1.16
Gaming

Meet the 'Sherpas' Who Help Other Gamers Win at 'Destiny'

The 'Destiny' video game community isn't all anonymous gamers abusing each other—some players actually help newcomers to get ahead.
Alex Avard
3.11.16
The VICE Guide to Making 2016 Better Than 2015

A Step-by-Step Guide to Being Less Scared in 2016

A few ways to avoid pissing your pants when the paranoia starts to set in this year.
Mike Pearl
1.5.16
christmas

Five Dance Music Books You Should Be Asking Father Christmas For

We've picked a few perfect stocking fillers for the voracious reader in your family.
Josh Baines
12.17.15
Lists

The Worst Record Covers of 2015

The most heinous artistic crimes committed across electronic music this year.
Josh Baines
12.1.15
GUIDES

The THUMP Guide to Calling It a Night

Don't call your dealer, you're supposed to be at your Dad's birthday party in three hours.
Angus Harrison
11.13.15
bullshitters guide

A Bullshitter's Guide to Looking Like You Can Actually DJ

Want to look like you know exactly what you're doing even when you don't? We've got you covered.
Josh Baines
11.5.15
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NME Sums Up Decades Worth of House Music In Three Tracks, Chicago Nowhere to Be Found

Apparently the researchers at the British publication slept through the entire class on 'house music history,' so we went and finished their jobs for them.
Josh Baines
9.25.15
Words

We Review WikiHow's Worst DJ Tutorials

"This is the EDM equivalent of "Be the change you want to see in the world.""
Ziad Ramley
12.9.14
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