Nostalgia

Features

The Dream of the 90s is Alive in this Vintage MTV Report on Ibiza

Experience the White Isle in all its sweaty, blissed-out glory.
Ezra Marcus
7.18.17
Features

Confessions of a Miserable College Bar DJ

"All I could do was sigh, light another cigarette to cover the stench of vomit and bleach, and play 'Drop It Like It's Hot.'"
Harold Heath
2.22.17
Features

Who the Hell Was "Mr. Saxobeat" Anyway?

We went in search of the mysterious figure who inspired one of the decade's most enduring Eurodance anthems.
Josh Baines
2.21.17
Features

The Rise and Fall of Gatecrasher, the UK's Spiritual Home of Trance

The life and of Sheffield's most legendary institution, as told by those who lived and loved it.
Stacey Sampson
9.22.16
thump news

Alice Deejay's “Better Off Alone” Played on Piano is Surprisingly Beautiful

Listen to Analogue Dear’s haunting cover of the 90s Eurodance anthem.
Benjamin Boles
4.4.16
thump news

New Study Confirms Old White Men Were Right: Things Were Better Back in the Day

Endurance and exercise tests carried out on a group aged 16 through 25 also confirmed that nobody knows how to go in anymore.
THUMP Staff
4.1.16
Op-Eds

To the Bitter Old Dude in the Back: Our Generation of "Dull Hipsters" Is Raving Just Fine

Bloc Festival founder George Hull has a problem with the current clubbing generation's penchant for things like inclusivity, responsibility, and even schoolwork.
Angus Harrison
3.18.16
deep dives

A Love Letter to the Pet Shop Boys, the Best British Band Ever

With their next album less than a month away, we reflect on why Neil and Chris are still so exciting.
Josh Baines
3.9.16
Feature

Fatboy Slim: "Make No Mistake: EDM Will Crash and Burn"

How Norman Cook's stayed so smiley after all these years.
Josh Baines
6.2.15
10 things i hate about clubbing

10 Things I Hate About Clubbing in London

Fuck London.
Josh Baines
3.19.15
Words

2004 – THE WORST YEAR EVER IN DANCE MUSIC

Dance music is bigger than ever, but only a decade ago it was on the brink of destruction.
Joshua Glazer
5.8.14