Europe

Features

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
7.7.17
Features

When Festivals Respond to Their Environment, Magic Happens

We spent an enlightening weekend at Milan's Terraforma, the most exciting small festival in Europe.
Angus Harrison
7.5.17
Features

Remembering "Heaven" by DJ Sammy, the Soundtrack to Every Forgotten Holiday Romance

The story of a Eurodance smasher—from lost love and Hungarian porn stars to weird 9/11 tributes.
Tom Glencross
10.17.16
thump news

European Music Festivals Are Increasing Their Security After Germany Attacks

The director of one Belgian festival says, “Compare it to airport check ins.”
Krystal Rodriguez
7.29.16
Features

The Peculiar Sadness of Going to a Music Festival Alone: A Photo Essay

Going solo to Primavera Sound left me without a source of external validation, except for my Snapchat followers.
Sara Wass
6.22.16
deep dive

We Went Post-Revolution Raving in Kiev's Industrial Wastelands

In the wake of 2013's Euromaidan protests, the youth of Ukraine are rebuilding their home through techno.
Chris Giles
4.12.16
thump news

An Iconic 90s Rave Bus From the UK Was Just Re-Discovered in France

Le Crowbar rides again.
Rebecca Krauss
11.23.15
Festival Season!

Even God Couldn't Stop the Rave at ​Tomorrowland 2015

But has the World's biggest dance festival peaked?
Jemayel Khawaja
7.27.15
Words

Lollapalooza is En Route to Berlin

The festival is set to mob over the pond next year as it takes over a fourth global location.
Erik Kristman
11.7.14
Words

Prepare to be Mesmerized by Joe Mesmar

Montreal’s latest techno export makes his way into Europe.
Ani Hajderaj
9.15.14
Words

Dimension 2014 Recap : The Techno Eden on the Adriatic Coast

Time to book your next festival getaway.
Antoine Carbonnaux
9.3.14
Words

Acid Pauli's Niagara Remix is Danceable IDM For Svdboys

The track is called "Curry Box" and it made us feel things.
Jemayel Khawaja
8.29.14