It is no secret that the global music community is challenged on how to sustain and survive during the COVID pandemic. Yet, it seems like music has been the one connector that has brought peace to the world consistently during these times. Just last week, Creator of Never Normal, producer/composer and artist Suzi Analogue launched her new livestream experience series “ZONECASTS”, with the name inspired by her musical ZONEZ project. in collaboration with different music & culture platforms. Suzi describes ZONECASTS in a post:
I Miss Sharing Sounds IRL So Today I’m Happy To Announce Starting Tuesday May 19th I will present ZONECASTS: a series of Analogue to Digital stream experiences worldwide. The ZONECASTS will feature new live music and visual collaborations with several visual artists including Haiiileen & AlexTheBrown Inspired By The Sounds. SAVE THE DATES & Head To suzianalogue.com/tour For ZONECAST Reveals.
Since May 19th, Suzi has broadcasted 3 ZONECASTS. The first, with music equipment retailer Reverb.com, was a collaboration with Miami visual artist Haiiileen inside of her closed art exhibition of light and color called ‘Haiii Society‘. The performance highlighted synthesizers and both of the artists experience having synaesthesia. During the stream, Analogue also premiered 2 new songs from her upcoming ‘SU CASA EP’. The Restream is now available on Reverb’s Youtube.
The following ZONECASTS were livestreams with festival and community AFROPUNK, which is now available on their Instagram Live. Click here to watch.
And just last night Suzi perfomed at the global music festival MUTEK with live visuals by Los Angeles’ AlexTheBrown. Alex’s live visual work has even been utilized by Beyonce during her ‘Formation’ Tour, but her and Suzi teamed up to bring a psychedelic experience to the virtual NEXUS experience hosted by currents.fm on MUTEK.
So far, another date, June 6th remains on Suzi’s upcoming ZONECASTS schedule, though the platform has yet to be announced.
Stay tuned for more updates on ZONECASTS!