depression

Features

How I'm Raving My Way Out of Depression

A trip to Berlin sparked a revival from an exhausting disease of contradictions.
Kieran Dahl
4.10.17
thump news

Ben Pearce Pens Candid Essay on His Struggle with Depression

"This isn't talked about enough in music, but anybody out there who is struggling, go and seek help."
Alexander Iadarola
2.1.17
thump news

Austra's "I Love You More Than You Love Yourself" Video is a Compassionate Portrait of an Astronaut's Depression

The clip for the 'Future Politics' highlight was inspired by the story of former NASA captain Lisa Nowak.
Max Mertens
1.27.17
thump news

Study Finds Musicians More Likely to Suffer Mental Illness

A new report says musicians could be up to three times more likely to suffer from depression than the general public.
Alexander Iadarola
11.2.16
Features

A Love Letter to Burial, the Producer Who Changed—and Saved—My Life

At a time when I wanted to vanish, I found music that was dreamily dissociative and delectably anesthetic​.
Kyle MacNeill
8.8.16
Features

Depression, Isolation and Drug Addiction: When DJing Becomes a Mental Health Issue

From Avicii to Carl Cox, DJs are beginning to talk about the risks of the job.
Nick Jarvis
7.5.16
Features

Partying with Depression Turned My Life Upside Down

What do you do when the comedown never ends and the club is your only escape?
Anonymous Author
5.25.16
top 10s

Ten Mixes to Help You Stop Procrastinating and Actually Get Some Work Done

Want to get through another day in the office without losing your mind? We've got the perfect soundtrack for a stress-free afternoon.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
4.6.16
Drugs

We Asked a Doctor Why People Love Listening to Depressing Music on Comedowns

We spoke to an Oxford academic about why you can't stop playing Aphex Twin records the morning after.
Tom Usher
1.21.16
thump news

Deadmau5 Apologizes to Fans in Open Letter After Shutting Down His Twitter Account

The artists says he has been struggling with depression and claims to be "far from emotionally stable."
Alexander Iadarola
12.22.15
Shuffling

The Immense Sadness of the Solitary Shuffler

They've got the moves, but nobody to move with.
Josh Baines
7.28.15
Words

Six Tips for Beating the Post-Rave Blues

Our resident health nut and yogi-in-training tells you how to make it through Sunday.
J. Cotton
12.2.13