Toronto

thump exclusive stream

Electric Youth Announce New Album ‘Breathing,’ Share First Single

Listen to the Toronto synth-pop duo's soothing “This Was Our House” now.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.29.17
Features

Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian

How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Sofia Luu
6.28.17
thump exclusive stream

Coco Supreme Wants to Create Safer Dancefloors For Everybody

Get to know the rising Toronto DJ with an exclusive mix featuring ballroom remixes and 'The Powerpuff Girls.'
Melissa Vincent
5.30.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

"It's a Crisis:" Students Want Better Access to Drug Testing Kits

With the global opioid crisis crisis growing, it's more important than ever for people to know what's in their substances.
Michael Rancic
5.18.17
thump exclusive stream

Joel Eel Loses Himself to Dance in the "아주 좋은 사람 (Very Good Person)" Video

Watch the Korean-Canadian producer shimmy through a Mexico City apartment building.
Max Mertens
4.28.17
Berlin

Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to China, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.27.17
thump news

This Short Doc Highlights the Effects of Gentrification on a City’s Music Scene

CBC film ‘Where’d the Night Go?’ investigates how artists, promoters, and venue owners survive in the face of rising rents
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.25.17
thump news

One Dead and Four Hospitalized in Suspected MDMA-Related Incidents in Toronto Clubs

One woman died of suspected drug-related causes in the Canadian city on Saturday night.
Britt Julious
4.8.17
thump exclusive stream

Get Familiar with Toronto's DIY Experimental Community Through This New Compilation

Stream CHANNEL's 5-track tape featuring the city's most exciting drone, electroacoustic, and techno artists.
Michael Rancic
4.6.17
Features

The A-Z Guide to Every Song Sampled on Drake's 'More Life'

From a biker gang doc to 'Sonic the Hedgehog,' an in-depth look at the Canadian rapper's sprawling playlist.
Max Mertens
3.23.17
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

Here's 7 Things You Need to Know About Starting an Electronic Label

Follow this guide and you'll be running an imprint in no time.
Daryl Keating
2.22.17