So you’ve planned the perfect live-stream. Built a jaw-dropping set, involved a brilliant choreographer, collaborated with a fantastic cinematographer. Everything is set for you to wow your digital audience.
Except hardly any of them tuned in.
With more artists than ever utilising the medium in their shows, challenges and questions remain: How to engage an audience from afar? How to build anticipation for an event? How to enhance a distant experience?
The upheaval of Covid-19 has compelled many musicians to use video to express their art and reach fans stuck at home. We’ve compiled a few inventive and memorable examples.
The saying goes “The past is behind, learn from it.” In that spirit we have compiled a selection of concerts that changed and expanded the very concept of what a (filmed) live performance is. From conceptual to practical effects, these unique moments in musical history can serve as inspiration for today’s artists.