The inventory of countless independent musicians and record labels was destroyed last month when rioters burned music distributor [PIAS]'s warehouse to the ground. ²Music is a multimedia music event, in association with Label Love, to raise funds for independent musicians and labels affected by the [PIAS] warehouse fire. Come out to see top inworld and outworld talent in live performances, video screenings, and interactive Q&A sessions!
Saturday, September 24th, 2011
GBevin has been performing solo shows in SL for a couple of months, and today, for the benefit of [PIAS] and Label Love, he brings his band Flytecase into world to perform for the first time. This is a full band, guitars, drums, vocals and keys. Alternative pop-rock songs with intertwining vocal melodies that are elevated by gut-felt music. It radiates energy and emotion, even during the softer parts
MC of renowned experimental "wall of sound" hip-hop crew Dalek, veteran rapper Will Brooks' gritty new solo project IconAclass is already being hailed for an uncompromising lyrical approach similar to classic Public Enemy. Will joins us inworld for the debut of heavy new IconAclass vid, “Long Haul”. Stick around for the post-vid Q&A with the most determined underground artist around!
|IconAclass gets his avatar on|
Acclaimed Ninja Tune alumna and electronic innovator, Neotropic (aka Riz Maslen), premieres four of her experimental films featuring music from her most recent release, Equestrienne Remixes. Join Riz for her first inworld appearance, experience the films, and ask questions during her artist’s talk after the show!
|Riz Maslen - Neotropic - in first and second life|
noon Slim Warrior
A pioneer in her own right, SlimGirlFat aka Slim Warrior was the UK’s first performer to go virtual and she has championed Second Life’s live music scene ever since. The international award-winning recording artist/musician/producer returns to spin an eclectic mix of original dance and house sounds with swirls of trance and techno to move you like you didn’t know you could.
2pm DJ Vadim
A mainstay of the innovative electronic UK-based label Ninja Tune since the beginning, DJ Vadim has played over 2,500 shows in 60 countries over the last 20 years, and worked with artists from Stevie Wonder to The Roots. The esteemed DJ, producer and Latin Grammy nominee invites you to his house party set to support independent music and to help him celebrate the end of another whirlwind tour!
3pm LizAday Solo
The incomparable LizAday Solo, with her rock diva vocals and her lush musicality, traipses through genres with an eclectic grace. Liz likes to keep a deeply live element to each performance, but is not ashamed to use technology as a tool to enhance a show. Liz's unique twists on popular covers and her broad range of unusual originals are delivered with polish and warmth.
MommaLuv Skytower is an avante garde electronic songstress who uses her voice as a pen & her music as paper creating globally fused artistic musical compositions that invite you into her mind of (a)VANTRONIK (m)AYHEM - for a brief stay. You need only the human condition and the desire. Get to know her original melodic lyrical beds and find your own way
5pm Solange Simondsen
Beloved indie/electro DJ Solange Simondsen brings you two hours of the very best in independant music. Erudite and elegant, leave it to Solange to illustrate for you just what it is that is so important about nurturing independant music
7pm Dexter Morph
7pm Dexter Morph
Dexter Morph is Second Life’s own musical prophet of the Singularity. Open the door to your mind and let Dex’s cyberpsychedelia expand your online consciousness with funkalicious grooves and his “Riki-tik” technique!