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

Here's 7 Things You Need to Know About Starting an Electronic Label

Follow this guide and you'll be running an imprint in no time.
Daryl Keating
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The Weeknd's Mysterious Producer Prince 85 Made Us a Mix of French Electro and Hip-Hop

The Parisian beatmaker cooks up 46 minutes of trap bruisers, 90s big beat, and sinister synth instrumentals.
Max Mertens
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Solange, Peter Gabriel, and Salsa Rub Shoulders in Skratch Bastid and Cosmo Baker's New Mix

Two-and-a-half hours of gospel, hip-hop, pop, and more from everybody's favourite crate-digging duo.
Corinne Przybyslawski
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​Kaytranada, Grimes, BADBADNOTGOOD, Tanya Tagaq, and More Nominated for the 2017 Prism Prize

The winner of the $15,000 cash award for best Canadian music video will be announced May 14.
Corinne Przybyslawski
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Austra's "I Love You More Than You Love Yourself" Video is a Compassionate Portrait of an Astronaut's Depression

The clip for the 'Future Politics' highlight was inspired by the story of former NASA captain Lisa Nowak.
Max Mertens

​Jacques Greene Announces Debut Album 'Feel Infinite,' Shares New Single "Real Time"

The Toronto-based producer's first full-length is out March 10 on LuckyMe.
Corinne Przybyslawski
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Toronto Producer Kaade's Debut Single "All The Air" is a Synth-Pop Ode to Self-Worth​

"I want people to feel good and dance while dismissing those who have wasted their time."
Corinne Przybyslawski
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Is the World's Largest Nightclub Set to Open in Toronto?

Powerhouse Corp. has applied for a license that would expand the capacity of one of its current venues to over 15,000 people.
Max Mertens
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Toronto Club The Hoxton to Close in January After Six Years

The announcement comes following the popular electronic music venue's co-owners' decision not to renew their five-year lease.
Max Mertens
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Toronto Electronic Music Events Could Be Subjected to Stricter Safety Measures

A city council member is pushing for new regulations following a recent death at Rebel nightclub.
Alexander Iadarola

Here's a Handy Flowchart to Help You Decide Where to Party in Canada for New Year's Eve

Wondering where to ring in 2017 in Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver? We've got you covered.
THUMP Canada Staff