No doubt you are wondering what goes on at a quiet clubbing event. Good question. According to Crain’s, at a quiet clubbing event partygoers wear “wireless headphones that connect to the music of one of several live DJs, Each headset has a color LED light that indicates which music the wearer is listening to. The atmosphere is clublike, with strobe lights and booze, but the noise level is lower.”
While we applaud the desire to lower noise levels, we can’t get the image out of our heads of a roomful of people dancing and singing along to different playlists in an otherwise quiet room. And what about those who think that quiet clubbing is antisocial? The former banker/current club diva disagrees, stating that quiet clubbing is “the opposite of antisocial because unlike a traditional club, people can take off their headphones and actually have a normal conversation without screaming at the person standing next to them.” Finally, a solution to the problem of trying to have a conversation in a club!
That said, taken to its logical conclusion, and thanks to virtual reality, soon anyone can throw a quiet clubbing party in his or her own apartment. Just grab a pair of VR googles, put on your 3D headphones, and dance with yourself and your virtual friends.
Thanks to Charles Shamoon for the link.