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Hot Sauces and Hotter Beats: A Conversation Between DJ Jazzy Jeff and Skratch Bastid

The veteran Philadelphia DJ and producer talks mentorship and sharing music with Canada's favourite selector and BBQ host.
Max Mertens
7.21.16
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From Drag Queens to Detroit House Legends, Inside a Toronto Art Gallery's 13-Hour Dance Party

Our photographer captured scenes from It's Not U It's Me's inclusive event with Rick Wilhite, Avalon Emerson, Volvox, and more.
THUMP Canada Staff
7.11.16
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Scott Hardware’s 'Mutate Repeat Infinity' is a Dance-Pop Meditation on Capitalism and Queerness

Stream the Toronto musician’s intimate EP before it comes out June 24 on Banko Gotiti Records.
Benjamin Boles
6.22.16
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Inside Drone Day, the Grassroots Holiday Encouraging DIY Therapy Through Drone Music

Canadian founder Marie LeBlanc Flanagan tells us why she hopes the events can spark a larger mental health conversation.
Tom Beedham
6.10.16
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From Science Centre Parties to Rave Buses, Relive Toronto 90s History with This Flyer Collection

The man behind archive site The Communic8r shares the stories behind his favourite posters.
Benjamin Boles
6.8.16
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Ryan Hemsworth’s “How It Felt” is an Unpredictable Monster

Listen to the first new solo track from the Canadian producer in almost a year.
Benjamin Boles
6.2.16
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An Oral History of the Legendary Club that Introduced Toronto to House Music

Before the raves and entertainment district, the Twilight Zone was the city's answer to New York's Paradise Garage.
Benjamin Boles
5.31.16
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MSTRKRFT's "Party Line" Video Is a Gear Nerd's Ultimate Fantasy

The Toronto electronic duo's new album 'Operator' comes out July 22 via Last Gang Records.
Max Mertens
5.26.16
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Holy Fuck Are Finally Out of the Woods

The Canadian experimental group returns with 'Congrats,' their first new album in six years.
Max Mertens
5.23.16
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Mac DeMarco and Pals Frolic Through Downtown Streets in Elliott Vincent Jones' "Dawawine" Video

The lighthearted clip for the Toronto electro-pop artist's song was directed by DeMarco's bassist Pierce McGarry.
Max Mertens
5.19.16
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Ice Cream Pack For a Casino Weekend on the Moon in "Material" Video

Watch the Toronto "molecular pop" duo prepare for an outer space adventure.
Benjamin Boles
5.8.16
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The A-Z Guide to Every Song Sampled on Drake’s ‘Views’

The Toronto rapper's fourth studio album features everybody from Beenie Man to Timmy Thomas.
Max Mertens
5.3.16