Nightlife

politics

Is This Georgian Club the New Berghain?

Partying at Bassiani is a political statement against homophobia and Georgia’s narrow-minded drug policy.
Bo Hanna
6.16.17
Features

Predict Your Rave Future With These Clubbing Horoscopes

What nightlife misadventures are in store for you this June?
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
6.1.17
Features

Studio 54's First Month Was Nearly a Disaster

Nicky Siano recalls how the fledging club struggled to fill its dancefloor despite a fabulous opening night.
Nicky Siano
5.17.17
thump news

A New York Councilman Is Drafting a Bill to Give the City a Night Mayor

Rafael Espinal represents a part of Brooklyn and wants to create an Office Of Nightlife to defend DIY Spaces.
Alexander Iadarola
5.9.17
Features

Black Promoters Are Taking Back Chicago's Nightlife

Musicians and event creators are fighting systematic racism by creating spaces for themselves.
Britt Julious
4.27.17
Features

A Tour of Paris’ Next-Generation Club Scene, Where Inclusivity Reigns Supreme

Female DJ crew TGAF give us an inside look into the spaces crucial to a diverse generation of French clubbers revolutionizing the city's nightlife.
Maya-Roisin Slater
4.7.17
dancing vs. state

The 10 Best Cities For Partying in the USA

An *extremely* scientific study.
THUMP Staff
3.9.17
Dancing VS the State

The Racist Legacy of NYC’s Anti-Dancing Law

The cabaret law—and its prejudicial history—is one of the city's darkest secrets.
Eli Kerry and Penn Bullock
3.8.17
Dancing VS the State

How Toronto's Electronic Community Fought the City's Rave Ban and Won

An oral history of the 2000 iDance Rally that brought together DJs, music lovers, and politicians.
Benjamin Boles
3.7.17
Features

I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.
Lindsey Leonard
2.23.17
Features

Is Trying to Dance in a Nightclub Ever Acceptable?

In THUMP UK's second installment of Debate Club, they outline the for and against of throwing shapes.
THUMP UK
2.13.17
thump news

Club Kid Michael Alig Claims Police Mistook Healing Crystals for Crystal Meth in Drugs Arrest

Police arrested him at a park near Yankee Stadium at 1:30 in the morning last Tuesday.
Alexander Iadarola
2.8.17