EDM Struggles: Silent Disco Shutdown For Being Too Loud

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EDM Struggles: Silent Disco Shutdown For Being Too Loud

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A silent disco, somewhere in the world.

If you need more proof that the struggle is real out there, look at this "silent disco" shutdown in Europe, closed due to noise complaints. The Associated Press writes:

Werner Purkhart, who has been running a “silent disco” in Salzburg, Austria, for four years, was denied renewal of his business permit in July, supposedly because his parties were too loud. At a silent disco, each dancer wears headphones to hear radio-transmitted music; to those without headphones, the roomful of swaying, swinging dancers is eerily quiet. Salzburg Mayor Heinz Schaden said it was still too loud. “The noise … is keeping [the neighbors] up.”

This just goes to show that even if you're doing it right, you still can be doing it all wrong. And the struggle is real.

Shhhhhhhhhh! It's really, really real.