thump news

Of Course Drake Showed Up at EDC

Metro Boomin brought him out for a surprise performance during his set at the Las Vegas festival last night.
Alexander Iadarola

This 82-Year-Old Grandma DJ's Story Is Stranger Than Fiction

While your grandparents are heading to bed, Sumiko is picking out her outfit for the night.
Alisa Yamasaki

EDC's 20-Year Anniversary Poster is a Secret Tribute to One of the Greatest Album Covers of All Time

The strikingly familiar image proves remixing isn't limited to music.
Michaelangelo Matos
thump exclusive stream

A Documentary on the Life of DJ AM Just Got a Wide Release—Check Out Two Clips From the Film

We also talked to director Kevin Kerslake about how the whole thing came to be.
David Garber
thump news

Please Don't Wear Penis Costumes to EDM Festivals

For some patrons, this unspoken rule is far from self-evident.
thump news

Tiësto, Eric Prydz, and Richie Hawtin to Headline EDC Las Vegas 2016

For the event's 20th anniversary, they'll be joined by everyone from Eric Prydz and Richie Hawtin to Zedd and Hardwell.
Alexander Iadarola
burning man

I Spent a Week Riding a Mutant Vehicle at Burning Man, and Here's What I Learned

The story behind Burning Man's most hardcore art piece on wheels.
Charmaine Lewis
Festival Season!

"Will Work 4 Rave": Music Festival Volunteers Across North America Strive For Compensation

A love for music and workers rights collide for music festival volunteers.
Richard Mahogany
Festival Season!

VELD Music Festival Introduces New Health and Safety Resources

Complimentary health and safety kits, amnesty boxes, and PSAs between DJ sets—it's a whole new VELD.
Rachael D’Amore
deep dives

Wearing Next to Nothing at the Rave: Is it a Feminist Issue or a Generational One?

Women’s bodies are the subject of discussion following EDC but not for the right reasons.
Malina Bickford
Justin Bieber

This Picture of Justin Bieber, Kaskade, and Diplo Sums Up EDC Week

You just have to see this.
Michelle Lhooq
Festival Season!

EDC Las Vegas Hints at a Post-EDM Era In Its Biggest Year Ever

American dance culture, both the good and the bad, was on full display at the most massive massive of them all.
Jemayel Khawaja