dance music

Features

Dear Producers, Please Stop Putting Orgasm Sound Effects in Your Music

Art history tells us show don't tell.
Josh Baines
2.15.17
Features

Here's Everything That's Going to Happen in Club Culture in 2017

We've gone all Mystic Meg and worked out exactly what's going to go down this year. Spoiler: it'll involve club closures, Dinner Date, and the biggest all you can eat buffet imaginable.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
1.4.17
Features

Stop Confusing EDM With All Electronic Music, Already

You’re embarrassing yourself.
Anna Codrea-Rado
8.1.16
thump news

Theo Parrish Criticizes the 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
thump news

Need to Get Some Work Done? Listen to Dance Music

Listening to dance music increases performance times and provides an overall higher rate of accuracy.
Britt Julious
6.5.16
deep dives

Is '​​​The Underground Is Massive' the Dance Music History Lesson America's Been Waiting For?

In his latest book, Michaelangelo Matos meticulously recreates the overwhelming, epic story of dance music in America, and invites us all to join in.
Nick Bazzano
5.7.15
Words

Trends 2015: Where Will Dance Music Go This Year?

We asked a few experts to look into the future. Here's what they saw.
VICE Thump
1.14.15
Words

Legally Blind DJ Lance Blaise is An Inspiration to Us All

Advances in technology paired with unbridled passion for the music have given him the tools to keep doing what he loves.
David Garber
10.24.14
Words

THUMPday Playlist: Kaskade, Frank & Tony, Justin Jay, and More!

THUMP helps you get through the hump of the week with a fresh set of the hottest new tunes.
THUMP Staff
10.23.14
Words

The Best Universities for Electronic Dance Music, 2014

We crunched the numbers, analyzed the data, partied with the people and vibed to the grooves on the ground. These are the best universities in North America for dance music this school year.
THUMP Staff
9.15.14
thump video

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
thump video

“You Realize You’ve Never Heard Anything Like This Before:" A Look at the Early Days of Dance Music

Olmeca Tequila & THUMP present Switched ON: A Journey Through Electronic Music.
THUMP Staff
9.9.14