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      We Discuss Whether DJs Should Use Their Platform for Politics on Episode 1 of the THUMP Podcast

      February 23, 2017 4:55 PM

      Photo by Marc Nozell via Flickr

      Welcome to Episode 1 of the THUMP Podcast. 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.

      This week, News Editor Anna Codrea-Rado, Features Editor Michelle Lhooq, and Managing Editor Colin Joyce join host and Editor-in-Chief Emilie to reflect on the impact Trump's travel ban will have touring electronic musicians, as well as the responsibility that artists have to use their platform for politics. We also mull over the ways the Grammys fail electronic music and the lessons Michelle learned from spending a month going to clubs sober. Also discussed are our Valentine's Day faves: Prince, David Mancuso, and twitchy ambient music.

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