Acclaimed English electronic producer Dave Clarke has blasted the business ethics of fellow DJs who are performing during the pandemic. He had also condemned promoters organizing these parties as ‘selfish’. According to him, renowned names have has belittled the industry. This also holds applicable in front of others who strive to look for any ‘reason to not make it easy’.
Clarke also highlighted that a chunk of ‘ego and profit’ is the likely reason for DJs attempting to embrace gigs in the pandemic scenario. He also emphasized that these events provide the much required leverage to the local authorities to delay their likely return. A notable conclusion is questioning the resumption of events and festivals heading into 2021.
With a host of big names gracing the decks over the last few months in the midst of the epicenter of the pandemic, Clarke’s outcry serves as a timely reminder. He genuinely has a concern that cannot be brushed aside lightly looking at the larger scheme of things. Clarke literally writes off festivals seeing the light of day in the near future, in spite of harboring hopes of small events making a comeback.