Detroit

Features

Movement Isn't a Regular Music Festival—And Neither Is This Photo Gallery

Capturing the spirit of "techno mecca."
THUMP Staff
6.7.16
Features

Why Roller Skating Matters, According to People at Detroit’s Soul Skate Party

Moodymann's beloved string of events is the mecca of all roller disco parties, and a Motor City institution.
David Garber
6.6.16
thump news

Boys Noize Announces Danny Brown Remix of "Birthday"

The producer born Alex Ridha let it slip in a THUMP interview today that the Detroit rapper has jumped on the 'Mayday' track.
Colin Joyce
6.2.16
Features

Techno DJs List Their 25 Favorite Tresor Releases

In celebration of the club and label's 25th anniversary, Surgeon, Detroit Techno Militia, and more highlight some of the German institution's best moments.
Joshua Glazer
5.27.16
thump mix

THUMP Mix: Rick Wade

Big Daddy Rick is in the house, and right in time for Detroit's big weekend.
David Garber
5.27.16
Features

10 of the Best Detroit House from the Last Decade, According to Friendly Potential

Warm up for Detroit prodigy Kyle Hall's tour down under with classics from Omar S, Marvin Belton, and Theo Parrish.
Issy Beech
5.26.16
Chicago

How Mayors Like Sadiq Khan Nourish Their Cities' Nightlife

Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Detroit have pro-nightlife mayors.
Michael Scott Barron
5.9.16
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Juan Atkins and Kimyon Huggins Flex Their Lengthy Techno Friendship with a Mind-Bending New Remix

The two pioneering Midwestern techno figures bring their roots to a track from Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons' new remix package.
David Garber
5.8.16
thump news

Watch Carl Craig Perform 'Modular Pursuits' Live at a French Music Festival

The Detroit techno veteran delivers a rare performance of his 2010 album in Paris.
Benjamin Boles
4.21.16
Features

I Played a Ten-Hour Set Without Stopping and Learned the True Meaning of DJing

The newly inducted Bunker resident explains how he did it—and gives us an exclusive listen to his latest EP.
Patrick Russell
3.22.16
Features

Something in the Water: How Detroit's Techno Family Threw an Emotional Dance Party for Flint

Moodymann, Kevin Saunderson and many others came together to raise funds for Flint's water crisis.
Jesse Weiss
3.15.16
Moodymann

Moodymann Is Headlining a Party To Support Flint's Water Crisis

Dozens of Detroit techno and house DJs join together to help support the neighboring city in dire straits.
Joshua Glazer
3.7.16