If you thought we were done in our series of live sets, then you were wrong. Following up with part 6, previous entries (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) of our live sets to check out during isolation featured Oh Sees, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Kikagaku Moyo, The Black Angels, Bo Ningen, Los Bitchos, Tame Impala, Dungen, Wand, Ty Segall, Pigs x 7, Girl Band, Flamingods, Fat White Family, Black Lips, Moon Duo, black midi and loads more.
Part 6 carries on with another 16 incredible bands to watch during these times of isolation where global lockdown has led to the indefinite closure of live venues and festivals for the foreseeable future.
Once again, go and get out your drink of choice, get some snacks, maybe get a Whats App or Zoom watching party going with like-minded friends and family, and check out another list of live sets that you need to watch if you’re missing live music.
Touching on psychedelia, funk, dub, disco, the groove-laden Swiss outfit L’Eclair sonic soundscapes would fit right at home from those with an appetite for all things psychedelic to the likes of Giles Peterson’s and Benji B’s late night shows.
Brooding and pummeling post-punk coiled with monstrous noise, Preoccupations are relentless and visceral. Check out the roaring outfit below.
NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
It’s Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. What more can be said that hasn’t already been said about the living legend? Witness the godly figure playing the festival of gods itself being Glastonbury.
THE OCTOPUS PROJECT
The Octopus Project are a multi-layered, kaleidoscopic circus cyclone. A pool of psychedelia, krautrock, glitch-filled electronica and experimental art-rock, the Austin outfit are from another world. Get your head in the psychedelic microwave that is The Octopus Project’s live show right now….
FEVER THE GHOST
Fever The Ghost are an eccentrically brilliant psychedelic-pop roller coaster. Mind-bending sounds akin to MGMT and The Flaming Lips who released one of 2015’s finest albums and are currently teasing a long-awaited return.
Releasing one of the finest albums of 2019 with ‘The Age Of Immunology’, London’s otherworldly Vanishing Twin meld psychedelia, ambient, electronica, minimalist jazz, krautrock, experimental space-pop to create a wonderful soundtrack from another realm.
BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD
Jazz, post-punk, avant-garde, classic and krautrock, the cerebral sonic assault of one of the most important bands in the U.K right now, Black Country, New Road is a tumultuous racket. Watch their set from one of the U.K’s finest cultural institutions that is The Windmill below:
THE FLAMING LIPS
The most flamboyant, kaleidoscopic, colour-drenched labyrinth of a live show that is nothing but joyous, The Flaming Lips’ truly are a spectacle that need to be on every music fans must-see bucket list. .
VIEUX FARKA TOURE
Son of the Grammy award-winning musician, Ali Farka Touré, Vieux Farka Touré is an incredible Malian singer and guitarist. Delving between blues and folk, Vieux Farka Touré’s sounds are wonderfully heartwarming. Sonic bliss…
DAMO SUZUKI & POND
Pond going krautrock with Tame Impala maestro Kevin Parker on the drums with the legendary Can frontman Damo Suzuki on vocals. It’s sonic surrealism.
Triptides beautifully evoke sixties psychedelic-rock like fellow contemporary outfits Allah Las and Levitation Room. Let yourself drift through the cosmos with the stunning psychedelic haze of Triptides.
LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD
Hailing from the Tuareg region of the Sahara in western Niger, come Les Filles De Illighadad who delve into roots-folk and desert rock feature Fatou Seidi Ghali is the first woman from the region to play guitar professionally. Witness Les Filles De Illighadad’s remarkable live show below.
Hailing from Melbourne, the psychedelic cosmonauts Sunfruits are joyous. Akin to Babe Rainbow and Nice Biscuit, Sunfruits dazzle with their sun-kissed, psychedelic-pop sounds.
The electronic-tinged, acid-laden rainbow ride of MGMT is a glorious exploration traversing through multiple dimensions.
There’s something so emotionally raw about celestial shoegazers Slowdive. Cinematic-ally sensational, there’s nothing like standing there and letting the legendary ethereal outfit pilot you through the cosmos for an hour plus.
AMYL & THE SNIFFERS
An absolute punk riot, Amyl and The Sniffers are a relentless, rawkus outfit signed to King Gizz’s own Flightless. Super-charged, rawkus rock n roll at its best.
So once again, there’s another 16 live sets to check out in our on-going series of live sets to watching during isolation.