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Posted on Fri 5 May 2017


What's next?

So.... the first iteration of Futurism 3.0 has come to pass! A serious pat on the back for all involved (you know who you are)... Unless you undertake a project of this magnitude and scope you will not understand the…

Futurism 3.0: Onallee & performers

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Tracey Bowen

Co founder, writer and lead vocalist of the Mercury Music Prize winning collective Roni Size Reprazent, Onallee is researching and developing a new live immersive experience for music audiences. The first iteration was…

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Futurism 3.0: Onallee & performers

Futurism 3.0

Futurism 3.0 is the world's first immersive drum and bass experience created and produced by Onallee in collaboration with Pervasive Studio Artists and Bristol creatives. Started in August 2016, the first task was to develop…

So.... the first iteration of Futurism 3.0 has come to pass! A serious pat on the back for all involved (you know who you are)... Unless you undertake a project of this magnitude and scope you will not understand the sustained amount of energy, clear focus and drive needed to pull this off!... We just about did... as always there is more you wish you could have done and don't forget the unexpected events waiting to thwart you at every turn!

We managed to get something on the stage after only 6 months of prep, research, build and rehearsal with a Xmas holiday in between so it wasn't any small feat and we all learnt massively from it.

Now I am hoping to work with Alex (studio reseident) to present a version with some serious 3D audio - I also have to work on conveying the narrative in a more effective way as well as looking at the practical choices I made for screen surface, size, position etc. There's so much more to do...

Stage 2 - The youth project is just about underway... we're in the selection process and I'm excited for the participants and what they will create. I am also weary that as usual we are restricted by time - nonetheless if you've applied for a spot - your life is about to change!