Chicago

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THUMP Mix: Chrissy

The Chicago-based dance music historian is at the top of his game.
David Garber
7.21.17
Pride 2017

We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic

Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
Anthony "aCe" Pabey
7.3.17
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So Drove Enlists CupcakKe, Kreayshawn, and TT The Artist for Debut Song

Listen to the genre-hopping Los Angeles producer's gleeful posse cut "Get Ya Shine On."
Alexander Iadarola
6.30.17
thump news

This Museum Exhibit Will Teach You About "the Night Disco Died"

Find the display on 1979's Disco Demolition Night at Chicago's Elmhurst History Museum until October 8.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.29.17
Features

Black Promoters Are Taking Back Chicago's Nightlife

Musicians and event creators are fighting systematic racism by creating spaces for themselves.
Britt Julious
4.27.17
Berlin

Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to Singapore, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.27.17
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Teklife's Sirr Tmo Shares Forceful Footwork Remix of Khallee

"Black Car" is off the Brooklyn-based vocalist's new EP 'Troll.'
Ezra Marcus
4.6.17
dancing vs. state

The 10 Best Cities For Partying in the USA

An *extremely* scientific study.
THUMP Staff
3.9.17
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Catch Some Post-Club Zzz’s with Zavala’s REM Cycle-Inspired Mix

The Chicago producer kicks off his REM series with 30 minutes of leftfield electronica.
Krystal Rodriguez
3.3.17
thump news

LCD Soundsystem to Headline Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

A Tribe Called Quest and Solange have also been announced as headliners for the Chicago event.
Alexander Iadarola
2.27.17
Features

Justin Cudmore Found Family in House Music—Now He’s Ready to Give Back to the Dancefloor

After a slow and steady journey finding himself through music, the Illinois-via-Brooklyn producer is gearing up for his biggest record yet.
David Garber
2.2.17
techno

Larry Heard Takes Detroit Producer Mandingo Far into Deep Space on This New Remix

The house luminary's take on "Universe II" is destined to send discerning clubbers into a total tailspin.
Josh Baines
1.26.17