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Every week, THUMP’s Editor-in-Chief Emilie Friedlander and a panel of guests discuss the people and stories shaping the contemporary club culture and nightlife. Our objective: to pinpoint what it is that we go looking for when go out, and what we find out about ourselves when we get there.

Latest Episodes

Episode 18: The Fight to Repeal New York City’s Anti-Dancing Law

Since 1926, a law has been on the books in New York City that prohibits three or more people from dancing in any bar or venue that doesn’t posess a notoriously hard-to-obtain “Cabaret License.” In recent months however, people from the city’s nightlife community have been taken steps to change that. North Brooklyn City councilman Rafael Espinal has introduced a bill that will repeal the law. On this week’s episode of the THUMP podcast, host Emilie Friedlander and Associate Editor Ezra Marcus are joined by a few of the figures at the forefront of repeal effort—including Councilman Espinal, as well as the figures from Dance Liberation Network, a group of activists and nightlife figures who’ve banded together under the slogan “Let NYC Dance.” Discwoman’s Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson, Bossa Nova Civic Club owner John Barclay, and Rachel Nelson—owner of three Brooklyn bars and venues, including Secret Project Robot— stop by to discuss the prejudicial history of the law and how ...

50 MIN2017 AUG 11
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Episode 18: The Fight to Repeal New York City’s Anti-Dancing Law

Episode 17: How Radiohead Made Computers OK

Radiohead's landmark record 'OK Computer' is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, so we're marking the occasion with a special episode of the THUMP Podcast. Our host Emilie Friedlander is joined by Associate Editor Ezra Marcus and Managing Editor Colin Joyce to discuss how that album sparked the band's long fascination with electronic music, and how their music channels some of Western society's greater anxieties about machines. Also, Colin forgets that 'The King of Limbs' ever happened.

47 MIN2017 JUL 1
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Episode 17: How Radiohead Made Computers OK

Episode 16: What It Means to Call a Party “Queer”

We’re deep in the midst of a celebration of Pride month and the LGBTQ communities that birthed dance music. So this week’s episode digs deep into some of the work we’ve done highlighting the ways that queer culture intersects with nightlife across America. Host Emilie Friedlander is joined by THUMP contributor Rose Dommu for a discussion of the DJ and promoter’s recent op-ed about what it means to call a party “queer.” Features Editor Michelle Lhooq, Associate Editor Ezra Marcus, and Managing Editor Colin Joyce also join the cast to chat about LGBTQ nightlife in non-coastal cities as well as gay square dancing—which is totally a thing.

47 MIN2017 JUN 23
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Episode 16: What It Means to Call a Party “Queer”

Latest Episodes

Episode 18: The Fight to Repeal New York City’s Anti-Dancing Law

Since 1926, a law has been on the books in New York City that prohibits three or more people from dancing in any bar or venue that doesn’t posess a notoriously hard-to-obtain “Cabaret License.” In recent months however, people from the city’s nightlife community have been taken steps to change that. North Brooklyn City councilman Rafael Espinal has introduced a bill that will repeal the law. On this week’s episode of the THUMP podcast, host Emilie Friedlander and Associate Editor Ezra Marcus are joined by a few of the figures at the forefront of repeal effort—including Councilman Espinal, as well as the figures from Dance Liberation Network, a group of activists and nightlife figures who’ve banded together under the slogan “Let NYC Dance.” Discwoman’s Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson, Bossa Nova Civic Club owner John Barclay, and Rachel Nelson—owner of three Brooklyn bars and venues, including Secret Project Robot— stop by to discuss the prejudicial history of the law and how ...

50 MIN2017 AUG 11
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Episode 18: The Fight to Repeal New York City’s Anti-Dancing Law

Episode 17: How Radiohead Made Computers OK

Radiohead's landmark record 'OK Computer' is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, so we're marking the occasion with a special episode of the THUMP Podcast. Our host Emilie Friedlander is joined by Associate Editor Ezra Marcus and Managing Editor Colin Joyce to discuss how that album sparked the band's long fascination with electronic music, and how their music channels some of Western society's greater anxieties about machines. Also, Colin forgets that 'The King of Limbs' ever happened.

47 MIN2017 JUL 1
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Episode 17: How Radiohead Made Computers OK

Episode 16: What It Means to Call a Party “Queer”

We’re deep in the midst of a celebration of Pride month and the LGBTQ communities that birthed dance music. So this week’s episode digs deep into some of the work we’ve done highlighting the ways that queer culture intersects with nightlife across America. Host Emilie Friedlander is joined by THUMP contributor Rose Dommu for a discussion of the DJ and promoter’s recent op-ed about what it means to call a party “queer.” Features Editor Michelle Lhooq, Associate Editor Ezra Marcus, and Managing Editor Colin Joyce also join the cast to chat about LGBTQ nightlife in non-coastal cities as well as gay square dancing—which is totally a thing.

47 MIN2017 JUN 23
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Episode 16: What It Means to Call a Party “Queer”

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