the pre-game

Listen to Jubilee and Gaika Discuss the Manchester Attacks and Traveling the World

The latest episode of The Pre-Game podcast also includes an exclusive DJ set from the Brixton-bred artist.
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Get Ready for Summer Festival Season with this Turbo-Charged Mat The Alien Set

Listen to the Really Good Recordings boss' performance from Shambhala 2016 while you dream of warmer days.
THUMP Canada Staff

We Discussed the Future of British Nightlife With Dubstep Pioneer Mala

Read our interview with the man himself, and listen back to sets from him and Silkie at our recent Bussey Building takeover.
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Listen to an Exclusive Mix by the One and Only Skream

To celebrate the release of a new 12" on Crosstown Rebels, Oliver Jones has put together this flawless hour of trippy tech-house for your listening pleasure.

The Story of How China's Second City Became a Hotbed for Soundsystem Culture

Reggae and dub music has taken a long time to find a place in Shanghai—but thanks to a handful of leading lights, it's beginning to make itself at home.
Barclay Bram Shoemaker

We Caught Up With Skream to Talk Fabric, Mental Health, and Ten Years Since His Debut Album

In the decade since his debut release, Oliver Jones has proven himself one of the hardest working DJs in the world.
John Thorp
off the record

Dance Music 101: An Online Reading Course

Brush up on your knowledge of the major electronic genres with the latest installment of Off the Record.
Michaelangelo Matos
thump news

Someone Gave a TED Talk About the Science Behind Dubstep

Even if that wobble isn't your favorite sound, this introduction to its mechanics is pretty interesting.
Alexander Iadarola
thump news

Is Skrillex Responsible for Michael Phelps' Insane Gold Medal Streak?

Like many athletes the 31-year-old uses music to get him pumped up before a race—in his case, the music of Sonny Moore.
David Garber

A Love Letter to Burial, the Producer Who Changed—and Saved—My Life

At a time when I wanted to vanish, I found music that was dreamily dissociative and delectably anesthetic​.
Kyle MacNeill
crate expectations

Mala's Record Collection Reflects the Life and Times of a UK Pioneer

From 80s pop to Roots Manuva: these are the records that made Mala.
Angus Harrison
thump exclusive stream

Aus Music Celebrates 100 Releases with a Retrospective Compilation You Can Stream In Full Right Here

Featuring the likes of Midland, Bicep, and Marquis Hawkes, 'Aus 100' is the summer's most essential house compilation.
Josh Baines