Gorillaz - Song Machine Tour 2020-2021

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Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine Tour 2020-2021

Post by rich » 13 Dec 2020, 20:38

yeah - excellent performance - bodes very well for proper live performances next year...
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Post by dougharrison » 13 Dec 2020, 21:33

Yeah, it was very ambitious and for the most part a big success, visually well put together and I say that as someone largely indifferent to the art. Personally I still feel a lot of the SM material is a bit weak and as such I had hoped for (but didn't really expect) a more eclectic setlist, tight performance though.

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Post by aldamasta » 14 Dec 2020, 01:02

Been a minute since I posted here — wanted to say how fun the live show was! It was ambitious and worked out great! I think Momentary Bliss was my biggest highlight. It was everything that I needed it to be. Damn I can’t wait to see this live in REAL life.

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Post by northernmonkey » 14 Dec 2020, 07:44

aldamasta wrote:
14 Dec 2020, 01:02
Been a minute since I posted here — wanted to say how fun the live show was! It was ambitious and worked out great! I think Momentary Bliss was my biggest highlight. It was everything that I needed it to be. Damn I can’t wait to see this live in REAL life.
Yeah, Momentary Bliss really rocked, and Slaves and Slowthia looked like they were having a blast with Damon. All the guests who could be present seemed really happy to be taking part. Damon/Jamie and co really have done well putting on these shows during this difficult time and reaching out to the fans like this has brought a high to a very low year. I’ve seen a number of paid and free streamed gigs, taken part in Quiz’s/chats with bands I like and although I grumble often about people being overly dependent on the internet, thank god we’ve had this to get past this year.

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Post by windymiller » 14 Dec 2020, 08:19

Thought it was brilliant. They really pulled it off. The new stuff sounded and worked so much better live.

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Post by John_d » 14 Dec 2020, 11:08

Have just caught up with it. Spectacular stuff. Pink Phantom into Opium was special. Didn't see Dracula or Sweetie Irie coming. Great to hear the remix acknowledged at last, as it was played everywhere and was the foundation for success.

I would love to know how the numbers stacked up for them in terms of viewers and revenue, must have cost a lot to stage.

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Post by blurop4 » 14 Dec 2020, 21:52

Anyone know why the St Vincent song didn't make the setlist?

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Post by dougharrison » 14 Dec 2020, 22:18

blurop4 wrote:
14 Dec 2020, 21:52
Anyone know why the St Vincent song didn't make the setlist?
Occam's razor?

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Post by lumaka » 14 Dec 2020, 23:02

Performance 3 is still online, on demand - if you had a ticket for a livestream you don't need to buy a new one.

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Post by lumaka » 15 Dec 2020, 17:16

John_d wrote:
14 Dec 2020, 11:08
I would love to know how the numbers stacked up for them in terms of viewers and revenue, must have cost a lot to stage.
According to a spokesperson, over one million viewers in more than 120 countries tuned in across the three different livestreams, which featuring a pioneering mix of animation and live performance.

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Post by JackS » 16 Dec 2020, 09:54

Sounds like a success then! Very pleased for them, it was a great show

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Post by rich » 16 Dec 2020, 11:52

...and the reviews I've seen have been very positive :)
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Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine Tour 2020-2021

Post by John_d » 17 Dec 2020, 09:53

lumaka wrote:
15 Dec 2020, 17:16
John_d wrote:
14 Dec 2020, 11:08
I would love to know how the numbers stacked up for them in terms of viewers and revenue, must have cost a lot to stage.
According to a spokesperson, over one million viewers in more than 120 countries tuned in across the three different livestreams, which featuring a pioneering mix of animation and live performance.
That's a great number. I wonder what the break-even target was. I felt like they were promoting it pretty hard but not to a "oh no we need as many eyeballs as possible" degree :lol:

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Post by stephen » 17 Dec 2020, 11:16

Was not expecting those numbers :shock:

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Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine Tour 2020-2021

Post by stephen » 21 Dec 2020, 16:41

Just watching back some of the performances and learnt where the clint eastwood sound came from and it was a presetting on and Omnichord. I don't know how to feel like this, I know inspiration has to come from somewhere but to take soo much from one thing feels like cheating a bit...but then again you have to go through an awful lot of stuff to take what is essentially a sample and make it into something else

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2ZGrcGu5vI

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