Nightlife

politics

Is This Georgian Club the New Berghain?

Partying at Bassiani is a political statement against homophobia and Georgia’s narrow-minded drug policy.
Bo Hanna
6.16.17
Features

Predict Your Rave Future With These Clubbing Horoscopes

What nightlife misadventures are in store for you this June?
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
6.2.17
Features

Studio 54's First Month Was Nearly a Disaster

Nicky Siano recalls how the fledging club struggled to fill its dancefloor despite a fabulous opening night.
Nicky Siano
5.18.17
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
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Take Our Survey About Drug Use at Canadian Music Festivals

We're looking at what can be done to make summer events safer for everybody—but we need your help.
Max Mertens
4.24.17
Features

A Tour of Paris’ Next-Generation Club Scene, Where Inclusivity Reigns Supreme

Female DJ crew TGAF give us an inside look into the spaces crucial to a diverse generation of French clubbers revolutionizing the city's nightlife.
Maya-Roisin Slater
4.9.17
dancing vs. state

The 10 Best Cities For Partying in the USA

An *extremely* scientific study.
THUMP Staff
3.9.17
Dancing VS the State

The Racist Legacy of NYC’s Anti-Dancing Law

The cabaret law—and its prejudicial history—is one of the city's darkest secrets.
Eli Kerry and Penn Bullock
3.8.17
the thump guide to clubbing

How to Go Clubbing When You’re Broke

The experts weigh in on how to not let an empty bank account cramp your big night out.
Rachel Kraus
3.8.17
Dancing VS the State

Remembering the Time 20,000 Ravers Went to City Hall to Protest Toronto's Rave Ban

An oral history of the 2000 iDance Rally that brought together DJs, music lovers, and politicians.
Benjamin Boles
3.7.17
Features

I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.
Lindsey Leonard
2.23.17
Features

Is Trying to Dance in a Nightclub Ever Acceptable?

In THUMP UK's second installment of Debate Club, they outline the for and against of throwing shapes.
THUMP UK
2.13.17