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Moon Duo & Emmanuel Biard  Tickets | NIAMOS Formely The Nia Centre  Manchester  | Fri 26th April 2019 Lineup

Moon Duo & Emmanuel Biard tickets

NIAMOS Formely The Nia Centre in Manchester

Friday 26th April 2019

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Stardust Highway: Experiments in Stoner Disco. The culminating performance premiering a collaboration between Moon Duo & AV ​artist Emmanuel Biard,

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Moon Duo & Emmanuel Biard on Friday 26th April 2019

The 14th residency​ from the Samarbeta Music Residency Progeam​, a collaboration between Moon Duo (Portland, OR) and Emmanuel Biard (Manchester), entitled Stardust Highway: Experiments in Stoner Disco. During the residency the artists will use live music and video art to explore ideas about time, ritual, and the human desire to transcend material reality.

The live performance will take place in the beautiful NIAMOS theatre. Moon Duo will explore the conceptual commonalities between performance and ritual, with a focus on sonic repetition and the merging of particular human energies in the physical space shared by artist and audience. The live show will cultivate an experience that feels, in a sense, out of time, as it play with idioms of psych rock and dance music in a perception-shifting visual environment inspired by 70’s discotheques and the psychedelic experience.

“When we make a album we tend to approach the process with a specific conceptual underpinning in mind - the residency offers the chance to apply this approach to our live show as well. While we have always sought to have some kind of transformative visual component to our live performances, to change the space of the room we’re in, we have not in the past attempted to tie the components of the stage show to a specific album or concept. When we started working with Emmanuel he brought new depth and breadth to that aspect of our show; through the residency we’re hoping to deepen that artistic relationship by collaborating on a specific conceptual framework for a live show to reflect and interact with the ideas at work on our upcoming album.” MOON DUO

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Music Genres: 

Alternative, Pop, Psy/GoaTrance, Rock

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