In July 2019 PCD's DJs met to talk about how we make music choices. How do we as DJs decide whether or when to include a music selection if it may evoke strong or charged response in our dancers? When and how do we consider our choice more deeply before deciding yes? When we shared our writeup with the Meraki (PCD's steering committee), it was suggested that we post it here.
If you have feedback or are curious about how we make music choices, please read on!
How do we make our music choices for PCD when we are considering a song that might take us out of the 'norm'?
We might pause or wonder about whether to play a song if:
the lyrics are offensive or potentially offensive (even if some but not all lyrics are...