Leeds

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Balearic Social's Incantations Mix is a Masterclass in Reversed Motion

Leeds-based selector Andy Pye keeps things dewy-eyed and balmy on our latest home listening session.
Josh Baines
4.20.17
Color Theory

Rainbow Artist Liz West Wants You to Design Your Own Color Wheel

Known for her immersive rainbow installations, West gathered unique takes from artists and non-artists alike in order to research how we perceive color differently.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.17
Stuff

Sex Workers Explain What It's Like to Work in a Red Light District

Has the pioneering scheme in Leeds' Holbeck district actually made sex work safer?
Georgie Darling, Photos: Jack Wright
5.25.16
thump news

Adult Jazz Forgo the Pop Zeitgeist for the Pop Poltergeist in their New Single "Eggshell"

"Eggshell" is from the EP "Earrings Off!,' which is out May 20 from Tri Angle Records.
Michael Scott Barron
4.16.16
News

Inside England's First 'Legal' Prostitution Zone

A murder in the UK area where sex workers are allowed by police to operate has raised questions about the safety of Leed's pioneering scheme.
Ryan Fletcher, Photos: Darren O'Brien/Meta4 Photos
2.11.16
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DJ Ford Foster's Night Demon Trax Mixtape is 'Ghetto Houz' Heaven

Big brutal house straight from the UTTU crew.
Josh Baines
1.21.16
Photo

'Party Line 24/7': Photos of British Drug Dealers' Business Cards

Some just have a name and a number. Others feature fancy graphic design, weights, prices, and all sorts of other evidence of intent to supply.
VICE Staff
10.9.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Drug-Resistant 'Super Gonorrhea' Is Spreading Through the North of England

If your junk's looking a bit gross and you've been hanging out in the UK, go to a doctor.
Sirin Kale
9.18.15
techno

Mak & Pasteman’s New EP is Pretty Much What Evil Sounds like

The Leeds-based shapeshifters have gone full techno on MTRLS005, and it's fucking awesome.
Jemayel Khawaja
9.15.15
Festivals

How to Find Your Friends at a Festival

We've compiled a list of the most efficient search strategies with the help of rescuers, robots, and sharks.
Joost Mollen
8.12.15
Leeds

Video Shows Ricardo Villalobos Pissing Off an Entire Festival in Leeds This Weekend

The online response to his Cocoon in the Park set has been less than glowing.
THUMP Staff
7.13.15
News

An English Head Shop Just Won a Landmark Appeal to Keep Selling Bongs

"Sometimes you have to say, 'I've had enough of this rubbish and I'm going to fight it.'"
Michael Allen
3.2.15
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