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3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

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?”.

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