At a concert at The Hoxton this spring, Tycho performed many of the hits from his last two albums on Ghostly International, “Past is Prologue” (2006) and “Dive” (2011).
On Wednesday April 25, 2012, Repair performed live at Toronto’s Drake Underground to an eager audience of friends and local music enthusiasts.
Visual artist, VJ and electronic musician extraordinaire, Tycho (Scott Hansen), makes music from his home in San Francisco, CA. His journey started in 2002 with his debut release, a four-track EP called ‘Science of Patterns,’ and since then he has gone on to join the Ghostly label family, where he released a series of singles and EPs prior to his acclaimed album ‘Dive’ last year.
Speaking with me from the Coachella grounds in Indio, CA, Sensory Sync’s Director Bryant Place, aka CyberPatrolUnit, discussed the journey that has taken place to create the large Gateway installation on the grounds of Coachella festival.
British band of the moment, Metronomy, are set to perform both weekends at Coachella Festival in Indio, CA, this weekend and next. They’ll also be opening for Coldplay in North America, leading up to their return to Europe for gigs in May.
Prior to their gig in Toronto on April 2, I caught up with two of the four band members, Joseph Mount and Oscar Cash (Lead vocals and composer, and keyboards and back-up vocals), to hear their thoughts.
Here’s Smith’s compilation of edited, chopped and sliced parts of some of the fantastic music videos that he has directed over the years. It’s set to a tune by King Missile that irreverently celebrates the sensitive artist and highlights their eccentricities.
Montreal company, Moment Factory, are the ones responsible for tonight’s Half Time show visuals, along with Cirque du Soleil and the Material Girl, who was also directing the process. Details from a recent CBC article with the Executive Producer at Moment Factory reveal that Jamie King, Madonna’s longtime choreographer and creative director is also heavily involved in the core team that planned today’s show.