The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Tainted Drugs at Music Festivals a Major Concern for Canadians: VICE Survey

Over 4,600 people responded to our questionnaire about substance use and harm reduction at concerts.
Max Mertens
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REZZ Announces Debut Album on mau5trap, 'Mass Manipulation'

The Canadian producer's long-awaited record comes out August 4 on deadmau5's label.
Alexander Iadarola

Vancouver's New Electronic Scene is Breaking the Boys Club

More women and non-binary individuals are making music, booking shows, and running labels in the Canadian Riviera—but it wasn’t always this way.
Cate McGehee
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Daphni's Upcoming 'FABRICLIVE' Mix Will Be 100% New Material and Edits

Dan Snaith revives his club music-focused project for the latest edition in the long-running series.
THUMP Canada Staff
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Bad News–Pemberton Festival Has Been Cancelled

In more bad news, ticket holders are also currently unable to get refunds.
Britt Julious
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
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This Short Doc Highlights the Effects of Gentrification on a City’s Music Scene

CBC film ‘Where’d the Night Go?’ investigates how artists, promoters, and venue owners survive in the face of rising rents
Corinne Przybyslawski
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Deadmau5 Drops Album of Previously Unreleased Music on WeTransfer, 'stuff i used to do'

The 13 tracks were recorded between 1998 and 2007.
Corinne Przybyslawski
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Zedd and Alessia Cara Reminisce on Explosive Pop-EDM Collaboration, "Stay"

The prolific producer recruits the Canadian R&B vocalist for the first single from his forthcoming third album.
Corinne Przybyslawski
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Jacques Greene Shares a Lithely Swirling New Single, "To Say"

The track is off his forthcoming debut album on LuckyMe, 'Feel Infinite.'
Alexander Iadarola

Tiga's Teamed up with Jasper James for One of the Sharpest Records of the Year

James' thudding take on "Eye Luv U" is the best Scottish-Canadian partnership since....well....ever.

We Moshed in Sub-Zero Temperatures to Snails' Vomitstep at Canada's Coldest Festival

"I think of Igloofest as a religion, or just a poutine—it's something people from here are proud of."
Erik Leijon