Welcome To My Crate XL is a free audio podcast focusing on dance music, cultural topics, studio/DJ tips and general tomfoolery. The long form conversation is hosted by globally active DJ/producer Chris Manik aka MANIK, alongside friends and special guests.
Episode 28 features Sean Nye, Professor of Musicology at the University of Southern California. He teaches courses on music, and popular culture, including featured courses on electronic dance music & culture. His research mainly deals in German and sound studies, techno music, Berlin and Modeselektor. Sean has a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society from the University of Minnesota. In this episode, we spoke about his course in dance music and how he approaches teaching, studying in the city of Berlin, Kraftwerk, rave music, Modeselektor, and much more.