"Heard it from my living room": Sensation again booms bass into residences near Barclays Center (but will there be a fine?)
|The Sensation crowd gathers|
As with the 2012 show, it's likely the Barclays Center will escape without a fine. Last year, the levels measured seemed twice as loud as permitted, but the proposed violation was dismissed for technical reasons. (Later, the arena paid a $3200 fine for another dance show, featuring Swedish House Mafia.)
Similarly, this past Saturday, the city Department of Environmental Protection measured noise levels, I'm told, near the beginning of the show, but didn't stick around to measure as the pounding bass grew louder. Though I can't be sure, that suggests they missed the bigger problem, and won't issue a fine.
|Security check outside|
Consider this report from Atlantic Yards Watch, Bass sound leakage from Sensation concert
Submitted by ParkSloper on October 27, 2013 - 7:52am
Location: St Mark's Avenue between 5th and 6th
When: October 27, 2013 - 1:00am
Disturbed by distinctive bass sound thumping at 1AM inside bedroom with closed windows several blocks away. Reported to 311 but unable to track number.
Or on Twitter: "Heard it from my living room."
THIS. Heard it from my living room. “@barclayscenter: Who is looking forward to @Sensation tonight? #OceanofWhite” @AYReport no more RAVEs!!I'm told about seven or eight other people registered complaints, with many from the Newswalk residence on Pacific Street near the arena.
— Jenna Stern (@JennaStern) October 27, 2013