rave

Drugs

The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia

In the 90s, they were the pill of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
Sam Nichols
3.5.19
Natural High

I Tried to Get High at a 'Cacao Dance'

The power of cacao doesn’t flow through everyone.
Katinka Oppeck
10.9.18
Street Food

What It Takes to Feed 900,000 Sweaty Ravers

"Some take drugs, others get heat stroke, but all of them have to eat."
Katinka Oppeck
8.20.18
Internet

People Can’t Stop Taking Photos of Their Glittery Butts

To find out who started the #glitterbooty trend on Instagram, we called up some “glitter artists.”
Allison Tierney
5.18.18
Photos

These Photos Capture the Colorful Joy of France's 90s Rave Scene

In his new book, photographer Olivier Degorce revisits the vanguardist decade of the French club scene. It’s an intimate and fleeting look into the golden age of European techno.
Marc-Aurèle Baly
4.18.18
Photography

This Irish Rave Perfectly Revives Belfast's 90s Trance Scene

Photographer Timothy O'Connell documented Ireland's wildest retro rave.
Timothy O'Connell
12.22.17
Interviews

Why Has Fatboy Slim Invited Me To His House To Eat Paper?

He’s been DJing for more than two decades, so we talked about a lot besides that.
Oobah Butler
8.15.17
Features

Looking Back at Labyrinth, the East London Rave that Still Lives Long in the Memory

We spoke to Joe Wieczorek, promoter of the legendary Dalston club night.
Nick Thompson
6.5.17
music video

[Premiere] What Happened When 30+ Strangers Were Asked to Dance for a Music Video

The music video for Portuguese producer and DJ Moullinex’s track, "Love Love Love," turns a casting call into a celebration of dance culture.
Kevin Holmes
5.16.17
Features

We Spoke to the Artist Carving Massive Ecstasy Pills Out of Limestone

Daniel Davis has been sculpting stone pingers since British rave's golden era.
Kyle MacNeill
5.2.17
thump news

Creator of 'Trainspotting' to Write New TV Show about Acid House

Irvine Welsh's latest project is loosely based on the experiences of UK DJs Paul Oakenfold, Nicky Holloway​, and Danny Rampling.
Alexander Iadarola
3.28.17
thump exclusive stream

Zomby's Turned in a Raucous, Rave-Ready Remix of Olsson's "One in a Million"

The mysterious masked man's turned in a piano-heavy slice of retrofuturist warehouse music.
THUMP Staff
3.23.17
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