Now that we’re all caught inside for this very odd and lonely time with unquestionably no mosh pits to get trapped into for the foreseeable future, Brisbane-dependent rehearsal and recording room Airlock Studios is gonna start off releasing its individual quarantine / isolation stay gigs from April.
Taking cues from matters like NPR’s Very small Desk (a persona fave of mine omg) and Are living On KEXP, the Brisbane studio house operate by 1/5 of Powderfinger will kick off its personal operate of are living gigs beamed straight to your lounge room from April 9.
Brissy local legends WAAX are slated as the initially band to kick things off, and there is a person extra band locked in for the Quarantine Sessions gigs in April. No term on who that is just nevertheless but we’ll enable you know when we discover out.
The Quarantine Periods gigs will run for 3 months, focusing in on supporting and championing Brisbane-primarily based artists and bands and its stay tunes scene, which has taken a battering from the coronavirus pandemic, together with the wider Aussie new music field.
All of the filmed and aired reside gigs will go for wherever involving 15 and 45 minutes, and the greatest portion is that you 1. do not have to go exterior or get altered out of your pjs to enjoy it and 2. you can decide on your personal established situations.
A single matter I have realised is that a gig that finishes prior to midnight is a god damned blessing in disguise. And now that we’re all heading on the web, you can completely do that. Hell, tune in FROM mattress if you seriously want to. No principles in self-isolation, little one!
Alongside the effectiveness for the quarantine gigs, there will be lots of driving-the-scenes goodies for you to enjoy as properly. So if you’ve ever desired to know what a soundcheck or a inexperienced area appears like, what bands do ahead of they phase out onto the stage, what bizarre rituals and superstitions they have pre-gig, now you can get that peek at the rear of the curtain.
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