The Festival Harm Reduction Project

"It's a Crisis:" Students Want Better Access to Drug Testing Kits

With the global opioid crisis crisis growing, it's more important than ever for people to know what's in their substances.
Michael Rancic

Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to China, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
thump news

This Short Doc Highlights the Effects of Gentrification on a City’s Music Scene

CBC's 'Where'd the Night Go?' investigates how Toronto artists, promoters, and venue owners survive in the face of rising rents.
Corinne Przybyslawski
Dancing VS the State

How Toronto's Electronic Community Fought the City's Rave Ban and Won

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
thump exclusive stream

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
thump news

​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
thump news

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

We Asked Five Innovative Toronto Artists About the People, Spaces, and Movements Inspiring Them Right Now

Some of our favorite producers, promoters, and venue owners share their 2016 favorites and discuss the challenges facing the city.
Max Mohenu

THUMP Mix: Austra

Ahead of the Toronto outfit's upcoming LP, Katie Stelmanis shares an hour of Mexican rancheras, European club beats, and Canadian indigenous music.
Max Mertens

Jump-Start Your Week with This Daft Punk and Beastie Boys Mashup Album

Toronto DJ and producer Coins' 'Daft Science' is such a no-brainer we can't believe somebody didn't think of it sooner.
THUMP Canada Staff
thump news

Listen to The Weeknd and Daft Punk's Second Collaboration "I Feel It Coming" Now

The Toronto R&B singer's third studio album 'Starboy' comes out Nov. 25 via XO/Republic Records.
Max Mertens