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An evening of music and cinema.

From the organizer: 

ZAIREEKA: Originally released by the well-known experimental rock band The Flaming Lips in 1997, Zaireeka was a totally new music experience for its time. The album, Zaireeka, consists of four separate CDs on which different elements of eight songs are recorded. In order for the experiment to work, each of the four CDs must be played simultaneously on four separate audio systems. The experiment offers an extremely fun DIY surround-sound experience in which you'll hear music that can not only be defined as such, but as soundscapes in which you can let go of the controls of your imagination. (wikipedia)

"THE FEARLESS FREAKS" is a 2005 documentary, directed by Bradley Beesleyrnes, chronicling the alternative rock band The Flaming Lips.

The film traces the band from their roots as a local psychedelic punk band to an internationally renowned band that draws celebrities to its performances. Many of the interviews were filmed in the band's hometown of Oklahoma City, although Wayne Coyne is the only band member still living there. In addition to the development of the Lips' music and performance, another theme running through the movie is the effect that drugs have had on the band and their families. A notable scene in the film depicts Steven Drozd preparing to inject himself with heroin, and it is stated that paranoia over Drozd's addiction caused guitarist Ronald Jones to leave the band. Drugs have also affected the lives of members of both Drozd's and Coyne's families. (wikipedia)

 

Sunday, 18th August 2013

6:00 - 11:00

Saigon Outcast | 188/1 Nguyễn Văn Hưởng, Thảo Điền, Quận 2

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