It’s no secret that I am a Phish fan. I love the innovative and creative grooves that “the boys” lay down every night, and as a lighting designer, I am always a huge fan of what Chris Kuroda is doing behind the lighting desk. I was at the Hampton Run and interviewed Phish lighting designer Chris Kuroda, but I’ve missed everything else. When I’m at LDI, they’ll be playing in Cincinnati. Foiled again!
I read this blog called Hidden Track, from Glide Magazine – a Youtube user named gdoucette78 has uploaded some amazing multicamera videos of the Red Rocks run from Phish at the end of July. I love having videos of live shows because of the ability to see how certain songs were treated with respect to light and orchestration of the cues – it’s like having the ability to research that moment in lighting time!
I have attached a video below from gdoucette78’s list – he has a ton of videos from that weekend. If you enjoy the music and want to see some cool lighting, check out the rest of his videos. Thanks for posting these!
(this video is of the song “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” or 2001. This might be one of my favorite “lighting songs” of all time)
On an unrelated Phish note (thought you would appreciate though since you’re a Phish fan), I just read an article last week that talks about efforts Phish & their fans are taking to lessen their environmental impact at their concerts including having a Farmer’s Market w/ local produce at a show. More on what they’re doing here: http://greenupgrader.com/9416/phish-festival-8-reducing-the-environmental-impact-of-a-rock-concert/
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