Detroit

Features

When White Producers Co-Opt Black Identity

Marquis Hawkes, Exploited Ghetto, the thin line between appreciation and appropriation.
Ezra Marcus
10.28.16
Features

Is Moodymann Dance Music's Last True Mystery?

We went to Liverpool to spend some time in the company of Detroit's prodigal son.
Angus Harrison
10.17.16
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Listen to the Lead Track from Luke Hess' Excellent New EP on Visionquest

"Selector" is super-stiff, seriously good, no-nonsense techno from a Detroit mainstay.
THUMP Staff
10.5.16
off the record

Dance Music 101: An Online Reading Course

Brush up on your knowledge of the major electronic genres with the latest installment of Off the Record.
Michaelangelo Matos
9.20.16
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The Onion Are Ghettotech Experts, Apparently

They recently published an article from the perspective of an old man complaining about teens and their newfangled beats.
Alexander Iadarola
9.14.16
Features

Carl Craig Took Me on a Tour of Detroit’s Most Sacred Techno Landmarks

From Juan Atkin's record label Metroplex to the streets where 80s tailgating parties took place, this is the side of the city that most tourists don't get to see.
Michelle Lhooq
7.29.16
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Theo Parrish Criticises Dance Music Community's Response to Recent Police Brutality

"You better learn to listen with your body, you better play from your heart. It was a preference before, now it's essential.​"
Angus Harrison
7.13.16
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Hieroglyphic Being's Back with a Banging and Brutal Keith Worthy Remix

This one's like driving through the middle of a collapsing mountain on the foggiest night of the year.
Josh Baines
6.22.16
Features

Moodymann’s Private Prince Palace is Detroit’s Best-Kept Secret

I wandered into the enigmatic Detroit legend's home and found wonders both delightful and strange.
Gabby Bess
6.9.16
Features

What Detroit Cabbies Say It's Really Like to Drive During Movement Festival

The highest highs and lowest lows of the city's annual techno-blowout—from the people who've seen it all.
THUMP Staff
6.7.16
thump mix

THUMP Mix: Rick Wade

Big Daddy Rick is in the house, and right in time for Detroit's big weekend.
David Garber
5.27.16
Features

Techno DJs List Their 25 Favorite Tresor Releases

In celebration of the club and label's 25th anniversary, Surgeon, Detroit Techno Militia, and more highlight some of the German institution's best moments.
Joshua Glazer
5.26.16