Justice fake DJ set - (false) panic in technolandPosted on 28/11/08
Panic in techno land as the French act Justice has been accused of faking their live DJ sets. All started when a picture taking during the band's DJ set in Manchester 'revealed' that Justice member Gaspard Augé was using an Akai drum pad which wasn't plugged in (see picture above). Augé however had a good explanation ready for our colleagues from Urb.com who had informed Justice about the existence of the picture: "Yeah, shit happens! (...) I didn't notice at first, because as you can see I was looking at the computer to launch the next vocal hook and right after I realised that the blue screen went black, so there was no way possible it could work. So I plugged it back in, big deal! And the next thing you know is this picture."
The Justice MySpace page features a series of photos taking during the event including the one below showing that the gear was plugged in again supporting the explanation Gaspard Augé gave.
It's not the first time the band is in the eye of a media storm. When they launched the official video clip for their single "Stress", the clip was boycotted by several TV-stations for being so-called racist. In the end the band dumped the video on YouTube. In the video the band portrays a gang of youngsters from the French suburbs who destroy and harass everything and everyone they get to meet on their 'trips'. Expect to see a bunch of French hoodlums (adorned with "†" jackets) walking around the streets of France smashing cars, beating up anyone who gets in their way, stealing old ladies' purses, and causing a general commotion before finally turning on the cameraman himself.
Also check this rather funny parody clip...
Posted by B. Van Isacker
More related news :
Out now, is volume 7 of one of the most successful (it's actually the most successful) compilation concepts on the dark electronic scene: 'Endzeit Bunkertracks 7' ! (...)
Today Alfa Matrix has released the massive Metroland 3CD album box (no 'normal' edition will be released) 'Triadic ballet'. (...)
Out by end of May is the debut album 'Halfway to Nowhere' by Destin Fragile, a side-project by the Spetsnaz members Pontus Stålberg and Stefan Nilsson plus Daniel Malmlöf. (...)
To be released officially worldwide on the date of the UK General Election, May 7th 2015, and available on Bandcamp as 'Name your price' until that date is the brand new single from Engram (Martin Bowes & John Costello). (...)
Mid-May will see the release of the long awaited new album by the dark rock band Last Dance. The 13-track album also includes a bonus track. (...)
In June you can expect the release of the Juno Reactor album 'The Golden Sun… Remixed', which is a companion album to its most recent opus, 'The Golden Sun Of The Great East'. (...)
Out now, brand new Essence Of Minds album 'The break up!' with exclusive CD extras (not available on the download)
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER