Blind Arcade: Latitude Festival 2014 – live review

Blind Arcade

Latitude Festival 2014

17th – 20th July

Louder Than War photographer Elspeth Moore caught Blind Arcade at Latitude Festival the other week – her photos and words can be found below. All photos © Elspeth Moore.

Blind Arcade: Latitude Festival 2014 – live reviewHere walks EVM128 eyes hidden under his sand coloured bucket hat, stands behind the decks and next to two large congos (large tall drums).

Kermit strides confidently to the middle of the stage; dressed in a black slim fitting suit, white shirt, black thin tie and red polka dot kerchief in top pocket and grabs the mic.

Together they play and sing the first couple of songs, the audience bouncing and whooping along.
Kermit is magic in front of a crowd, he comes alive and the people watching feed off his energy and enthusiasm.

Then BB James, Carmel and Katherine Reynolds join the boys, BB in a black dress, and the girls in matching 50’s style dresses and sunglasses.

Give it Away sung with full heart and voices. Whoops and clapping congratulating the singing.

Greg Wilson’s producing of the Mixtape, a genius of blends and links… with EVM128 playing the tracks under the singing was fantastic.

Shady Lady had the men and women equally taking to the dance floor.

Red Stripe and a Spliff had people shouting the lyrics, not just during the performance but all weekend! “…to calm down mi nerves”

The Glue without doubt was the track that was enjoyed the most, sang loudly by friends and new Blind Arcade fans.

Looking forward to a tour by the group in the Autumn, an awesome start to a fabulous future!

Blind Arcade: Latitude Festival 2014 – live review

Tracklist:

  • The Construct
  • Hold my Hand
  • Universal Prayer
  • Give It Away
  • Under My Nose
  • Forever and a Day
  • Crazy Shit
  • Red Stripe and a Spliff
  • Strivin’
  • Those Stars
  • Top of the World
  • Damn it’s Good to be Alive
  • Shady Lady
  • The Glue
  • Shine On

Photo gallery:

A free Download of the mixtape is available at this link … nearly 30,000 listeners can’t be wrong!

All words and photos © Elspeth Moore. More photos by Elspeth on Louder Than War can be found at her author’s archive, whereas her personal website for more great photos is here.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Great review great photos
    Blind arcade the future of music
    Awesome, amazing, fantastic and very magical
    Brilliant times ahead

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