Spontaneous Boom Box Parties Take To City Streets

Spontaneous Boom Box Parties Take To City Streets

Tom and Gary's Decentralized Dance Party provide alternative nightlife with crowdfunded outdoor raves

Daniela Walker
  • 13 february 2013

Tom and Gary’s Decentralized Dance Party has a good-time manifesto, as all radical political parties are wont to do, the main objective is ‘celebrating life, enjoying music and having fun — not getting drunk and being an idiot.’ The average person’s idea of a Friday night involves too much vodka and too many regrets and the DDP (as it is known) wants to free the masses from this stereotypical partying. Forget four walls, booze and a DJ; what you really need is 100+ boom boxes, an FM radio transmitter and some streets to dance in….and some people in banana suits.

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