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Though techno wasn’t necessarily playing during the dating part of the event, it kicked in almost as soon as the after party started.
As a total techno novice myself (I’m more of a dub and grime kind of girl), I didn’t have a lot to contribute to the techno dialogue, but that didn’t inhibit any of the lovely conversations I had throughout the night.
Devres noted that there were more straight women at the second event versus more queer and straight men at the first. While she acknowledges that it might one day make sense to separate future TSD parties based on sexual preference (she’s hoping to draw more of a queer crowd to forthcoming events), she plans on keeping them mixed for the time being.
“I told him to pretend like it’s wedding cocktail music,” she joked and admitted that calling it Techno Speed Dating was a bit of a tongue-in-cheek move on her part.
It was filmed right here in Brooklyn at heavy metal dive Saint Vitus in Greenpoint, with external shots at Angry Wade’s in Carroll Gardens.
You may want to make sure you’re vaccinated before watching.
Even if you haven’t done “punk speed dating” yourself, you’ll surely recognize the familiar parade of losers, conspiracy theorists and mansplainers that make up the Brooklyn dating scene (or so I’m told).
The highlight of the video is definitely when the one guy mansplains music to the gal in the vid to an absurdist degree, which I can 100 percent confirm is a real thing I see happen all the time.