summer

Features

Eight Artist-Curated Playlists to Ease Your Summer Soundtrack Woes

Whether you're cracking open a cold one or planning a road-trip, we've got you covered.
Max Mertens
6.7.17
Features

20 Artists Pick Their Song of the Summer So Far

Zedd, Roman Flügel, Eclair Fifi, and more tell us what warm weather anthems they can't get enough of.
Corinne Przybyslawski
Max Mertens
5.2.17
white isle journals

Let Lauren Lane Take You Through an Idyllic Week in Her Life in Ibiza

The New York-via-Los Angeles house DJ's sunset snaps and party regiment will give you the best kind of FOMO.
Lauren Lane
7.7.16
Features

Nicole Moudaber on Ibiza's Secret Shaman Paradise and the Island's Wave of Consumerism

To get an inside look on what's it like right now in Ibiza, we've invited some of our favorite DJs to bring us along on a week in their life on the island, in a series we call White Isle Journals.
Nicole Moudaber
6.30.16
list

The Biggest Tracks of the Summer According to the DJs Who Played Them

THUMP UK asked some of their favorite selectors and writers for their #soundofthesummer2k15.
Angus Harrison
9.8.15
deep dives

The Story of House in the Park, Atlanta's Ultimate Picnic for House Heads

"You can come to House in the Park with no food, no water, and no family; you will leave full, thirst quenched, and with a new family."
Bryce David
9.6.15
Festival Season!

Imagine Festival Recap: Lil Jon Drama, Metaphorical Dicks, and Southern-Style Hard Partying

Move over, TomorrowWorld.
Becca Godwin
9.1.15
deep dives

​Death and Ecstasy: The Rise and Fall of Burning Man's Original Rave Ghetto

The first man to ever play a DJ set on the playa discusses the moment that the festival lost its soul.
Daniel Rodriguez
8.31.15
VMAs

Flying Lotus, Skrillex, and Diplo Were Dance Music's Only VMA Winners

While electronic beats sounded many of the night's performances, the wins were slim.
David Garber
8.31.15
IBIZA

​Glitterbox is Saving Ibiza's Soul, One Disco Record at a Time

We talked with Defected boss Simon Dunmore about how he's bringing house music back to the island.
Jemayel Khawaja
8.26.15
NYC

Verboten Brought Jamie xx, Maya Jane Coles, and Matador Together for a Summer Scorcher

Along with AndHim and a couple local faves, the second edition of their StageONE festival series proved why NYC summer partying is a beautiful beast.
David Garber
8.25.15
Festival Season!

Kanye West, Nicolas Jaar, FKA Twigs, and the Gays Saved FYF Fest

With all eyes on LA after Frank Ocean's cancellation, the outsider-indie fest went mainstream.
Jemayel Khawaja
8.24.15