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The Family That Raves Together, Stays Together

Kevin Saunderson and his sons Dantiez and DaMarii are Detroit techno's first family.
Michelle Lhooq
6.7.17
Features

Is It Ever Okay To Take Your Shirt Off in a Nightclub?

In the first installment of THUMP UK's new series, Debate Club, we discuss the ethics of going "taps aff" on a night out.
THUMP Staff
2.6.17
Features

How Reagan Era New York Nightlife Could Provide a Template for the Next After-Dark Revolution

Charting the life and death of New York nightlife with author Tim Lawrence.
John Thorp
11.22.16
Features

The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

From last-minute costumes to Paradise Garage classics, here's our list of the best things this week.
Britt Julious
10.31.16
Features

It's Time For Us to Praise the Godfathers of Gospel Disco

As a new compilation celebrates the very best of spiritually-leaning disco, we look at how even the stoniest atheist can find salvation on the dancefloor.
James Darton
9.14.16
thump news

Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage’s Legacy Honored in an Upcoming Film

British actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith stars as Levan.
Oliver Kinkel
8.10.16
Features

François K Reflects on the Everlasting Legacy of Larry Levan and Paradise Garage

Just how did an alcohol-free members club become one of the most important spaces in dance music history?
Josh Baines
7.14.16
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Watch NYC Icon Danny Krivit Reflect on Paradise Garage, Jimi Hendrix, and 45 Years Behind the Booth

In our latest THUMP Specials, we also get a look inside Krivit's 80,000 strong record collection located across multiple storage units.
David Garber
7.8.16
thump news

Arthur Russell's Influential Paradise Garage Anthem "Go Bang! #5" Is Being Reissued

The re-pressing of the 1982 Dinosaur L hit single will include remixes by Francois K and Walter Gibbons.
Benjamin Boles
4.7.16
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God Bless the Paradise Garage Bot

We pile praise on the Twitter bot that pumps out Larry Levan's favourite records all day every day.
Josh Baines
4.4.16
Features

Soichi Terada Reveals the Fake Asian Stereotypes Driving His Japanese House Sound

“I’ve always liked the misunderstood image of the Orient. It actually makes me really happy.”
Alisa Yamasaki
3.14.16
Joey Beltram

The Untold Story of Joey Beltram, the Techno Titan Behind the 90s' Most Iconic Rave Anthems

How did the NYC-bred producer go from "Energy Flash" to collaborating with Laidback Luke?
Bruce Tantum
3.11.16