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Remembering the Elvis Presley Remix That Somehow Changed Culture

Fifteen years later, the big beats of Elvis vs JXL's "A Little Less Conversation" still rings on.
Angus Harrison
5.10.17
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Getting Deep Inside Patrick Cowley, the Greatest Gay Pornography Soundtracker of All Time

When the worlds of experimental Hi-NRG and leather chaps collide.
Daniel Dylan Wray
12.9.15
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​Desis on Deck: What It's Like Being a Brown Kid in Dance Music

Krewella, Jai Wolf, Hotel Garuda, and DJ Atish are redefining what it means to be South Asian in America—one all-night party at a time.
Jemayel Khawaja
11.23.15
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Antony, HudMo, and 0PN get Serious About 'Hopelessness'

Antony's swapped her Johnsons for a pair of electronic visionaries.
Angus Harrison
2.23.15
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Felix Da Housecat Denied Entry to Berghain, Takes to Twitter to Voice Outrage

We say: join the club.
THUMP Staff
2.21.15
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A Track-By-Track Journey Through Fashion Week's Last Rager: the Jeremy Scott After Party

After multiple Twitter DMs, emails, and smoke signals, I finally wound up at the final throwdown of Fashion Week: Jeremy Scott's after party at Space Ibiza New York.
Gitoo
2.20.15
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Enter the Bizarre and Confusing World of 1990s Hardcore Rave Music Videos

Goblins, muppets, neanderthals, rednecks, dolls, skinheads and hippies galore!
THUMP Staff
2.20.15
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Gorgon City Lit Up the Frigid NYC Winter with Their Live Debut

It was like Disclosure for the less basic set.
David Garber
2.19.15
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Kitsuné's Gildas Loaëc on What Makes the Parisian Culture Hub So Foxy

Plus, we've got the premiere of Pyramid's "Film Noir" off of Kitsuné's New Faces II.
Jemayel Khawaja
2.13.15
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Is it Official? Has Dance Music Taken Over Coachella?

Drake is a techno DJ.
Jemayel Khawaja
1.7.15
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'True Life: I'm Hooked on Molly' is Depressing, but is MDMA Even Addictive?

The coverage of this video from around the web is misguided and exploitative.
Jemayel Khawaja
12.10.14
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House Music is Disco’s Revenge: A Look at the Early Days of American House

Olmeca Tequila & THUMP present Switched ON Part Two: The Underground.
THUMP Staff
9.9.14