Lume Festival 2017 London


Weird Scenes inside the Goldmine

I have partaken of weird activities whilst attending festivals… punk bingo at Scumfest, wild man life drawing at Supersonic, and this weekend I was part of The Hat Speaks, a passive part I hasten to add, as this is an activity whereby the musician’s names are drawn randomly from a hat (I drew one or two names) and they then create an improvised experimental jazz jam for ten minutes to open the festival for the day.

I think this is something that we could embrace farther afield from the iprov experimental jazz scene. How about seeing stoner sludge bands jam it out and go with a vibe, or modernist black metal musicians riding off each other creating merry hell…?
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