Jesse Rose, Cassy, Milo McBride and more make our list of the week's best things.
Photo of a mosh pit by Ted Van Pelt/Flickr.
Every week, we round up a list of our favorite videos, stories, mixes and other dance music-related news from our own site and other places across the internet. Here's our list. We think you'll enjoy it.
1. The 10 best cities for partying
We broke down which U.S. cities are the best for partying, using metrics such as the time of last call, how late you can buy a beer, and the number of bars, music venues and clubs. Did your city make the list?
2. A history of banned dancing
America and dancing don't really jive. In fact, the history of nightlife in the US is littered with rules and regulations attempting to curtail the activity.
THUMP news editor Anna Codrea-Rado created this important look at all of the times in American history that authorities tried to stop people from dancing.
3. FADER Mix: Helen Feng
The FADER spoke to Chinese musician Helen Feng who created this special FADER mix featuring electronic music from Chinese artists.
4. Knowing your rights
THUMP's news editor Anna Codrea-Rado spoke with Cameron Bowman AKA The Festival Lawyer about knowing your legal rights in the club as part of THUMP's ongoing series "Dancing vs The State."
In this THUMP exclusive stream, producer Milo McBride shares a sexy, thumping, seductive new house track. In addition to the track, McBride created a one-hour Antika mix, just for THUMP. Dig in!
6. Soichi Terada and Shinichiro Yokota
FACT profiled the Japanese house music geniuses and dissected their past releases.
7. Cassy's favorite records
I'm not a collector at all. I really don't care to have rare records or something.
For the latest edition of our Crate Expectations series, we spoke to Cassy, who shared her deep love for tunes from Sade, Chaka Khan and Miss Kittin, among others.
8. Throwing safe parties
THUMP's Ezra Marcus shared this guide to throwing a safe party, no matter where you throw it.
9. New Jesse Rose
Rose may be retiring, but that hasn't stopped him from releasing one final album, scheduled to drop March 15. Hear the first single from that release, "Appreciate," featuring Seven Davis Jr.
10. Club music and nu-metal?
They have a lot more in common than you think.