Tuesday, March 1, 2022 by DJ Uncertain
The Unplugged Unplugging with Enver Hadzijaj, Great Area, Triple Ex, Steven Warwick, and Angharad Williams
The Unplugged is a scato-acoustic-indie-pop covers band consisting of Gianmaria Andreetta and Bruno Zhu.
"The Unplugged came about around 2018 when I was going through major episodes of flatulence. It was getting quite desperate so I started recording my farts and my bowel movements in the toilet. I thought of MTV Unplugged since these sounds were made without music instruments, therefore acoustic. The band's name is an homage to MTV Unplugged. I went to the studio the next day and told Gianmaria about it and we tried to make "music" then, but we couldn't fart in command, so we dropped the idea. In 2019, Gianmaria listed The Unplugged for an exhibition proposal in Switzerland, so we met up again and started from scratch. ➚The show took place this year at Fri Art Kunsthalle in Fribourg. We are a covers band. Our genre could be called acoustic-scato-indie-pop and we are looking to diversify. But it's unlistenable really. Our process is basically spending hours talking about anything, which we dubbed as our version of "jamming", as a way to make unexpected associations, word games, weird thought-experiments. The final covers are responsive language games–ie: Kylie Minogue 'Slow' (but in shock) or ➚Sophie Ellis-Bextor 'Murder on the Dancefloor' (but groovier)." - Bruno Zhu
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