PLAYTIME Live Performance: TRANSFORMER by LOU REED
Marc Engenhart & Duc-Thi Bui
Today it’s called “Lip Sync”. Yesterday we called it “Karaoke for beginners”. And there were times when two words were enough: “Milli Vanilli”. Playback – the sweetest lie since the invention of the microphone. Or simply: “Live is life!”
When was the last time we consciously listened to our favourite music? Paying full attention. Without distractions or interruption. Not in the skip or shuffle mode. An album from beginning to end. Just like back then when we had no other options because of technical reasons. Times may have changed but we still love music for the same reason: we’re captivated as soon as we hit “Play”.
PLAYTIME also pays homage to the authenticity of music. They say that one must have seen Lou Reed play live to experience his strong personality. But is a musician’s heart not even more in their albums as an instrument to immortalize themselves for their listeners? Lou Reed has completed his Transformation in 2013. It is now up to us to revive him.
Our promise for the perfect Filmwinter: One album. One live Performance.
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