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South London’s Sweat have announced the opening of their new virtual reality club, ‘SweatNet’.The club, which was built and coded from scratch by the band from their flat in Peckham during the coronavirus lockdown, will also play host to a series of specially curated events that focus on the DIY experimental pop and electronic music scene.
Artists that will play the club include Nuha Ruby Ra, Lunch Money Life, Lynks Afrikka, Jessica Winter, and PVA. Each will be given a “unique opportunity to perform ‘live’ via hologram” while giving fans “the most immersive and technologically advanced alternative to live music seen so far during lockdown,” according to a press release.
Advertisement In order to recreate as much of the club going experience as possible, the band have added a live chat function into the space, which works during the performance. There is also a merch stall where fans will be able to purchase items by the performing artists.
Sweat have also shared an immersive hologram performance of new track ‘Drink Drive:’. A song about the theft of a digitally corrupted identity, it’s the first track to be featured in club SweatNet.
To watch the band’ …
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