Another artist is unretiring from touring, an illegal drug will soon be legally tested for therapeutic use, and not every agent in the music industry is a bad person. Huh?
Finding the proper response to much of the news finding its way into our social media feeds is becoming a tougher task every day. Nothing is surprising, and there’s always more to the story. Leaving us with one reply: “huh?”.
Last week, Sound Remedy announced that he will return to touring in 2018, after announcing his final public performance would be at Resolution 2017 in Seattle last November. Meanwhile, a profile on agent Ben Hogan showcased some of the positive aspects of the business-side of the music industry, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA.
The reason “huh?”, in its various forms, is such a quality reply is simple. The word is as versatile as a response gets, and while it may require some explanation, “huh?” is sometimes the only way to react to the news of today. Defined by Merriam-Webster as an interjection that’s “used to express surprise, disbelief, or confusion, or as an inquiry inviting affirmative reply”, “huh” or “huh?” can mean a lot of different things.
Despite some of the follies of human evolution (see: Kim Jong Un), the development and growth of “huh” is something we should embrace. To be the change we want to see in the world, here are a few EDM stories last week that made us go “huh?”.