Psy'Aviah launch urban sharing project in Antwerp - parcels spread allover townPosted on 12/05/12
Experimenting and Psy'Aviah, it's quite a natural symbiosis so it seems (even if it results in having their video banned on YouTube). The band has just launched a project, "Urban Sharing" they call it. So what is it all about? The belgian electro act has spread tens of parcels allover the Belgian city of Antwerp (over 500.000 inhabitants) which have a very cryptic message on them and which include a CD plus a thank you note.
The idea behind this 'urban sharing' project is simple: wake up people from their daily routine and thank those who take the risk to open the parcels.
Says Yves Schelpe from Psy'Aviah: "Life is over in no time, and things can quickly turn into a colorless routine. With this project we want people to realize this. Another motivation was an episode of illusionist Derren Brown. He tested if people who felt happy actually also had more happiness in their life. It seemed that those people actually seized more opportunities to become happy and also see the potential around them."
Psy'Aviah is currently completing this guerrilla project in Antwerp but will possibly extend it to other Flemish cities, so keep an eye open if you live in Flanders ! Here is a video which explains the project.
The band recently released the DJ EP "Ok/Virtual Gods" on iTunes (direct link) and Beatport with tracks taken from their 4th studio album "Introspection / Extrospection" remixed by M.I.K.E. (PUSH, PLASTIC BOY), JAN VERVLOET (FIOCCO, SCOOP), MASAMUNE, NUDE, RADICAL G, METROLAND, GHOST & WRITER etc.
Get your Psy'Aviah CDs at the following eBay sites:
|eBay USA||eBay België/Belgique|
|eBay UK||eBay France|
|eBay DE||eBay Nederland|
Posted by B. Van Isacker
More related news :
Ayria and Front 242 singers featured on new 'Eclectric' album Psy'Aviah - out now
Beautifully animated video for Psy'Aviah's 'On My Own'
Chaos All Stars feat. Mona Roukachi deliver smashing reprise of Psy'Aviah song
Exclusive Psy'Aviah EP 'Contraspection' available now via iTunes and Amazon MP3
Exclusive: Reduction vouchers for every BIMfest festival goer
I voted for the new Psy'Aviah CD as best album of 2011 - vote here to make Psy'Aviah win!
I voted for the new Psy'Aviah single as best single of 2011 - vote here to make Psy'Aviah win!
Microsoft lets you download a free Psy'Aviah MP3
New DJ only EP 'Ok/Virtual Gods' by Psy'Aviah packed with well known Belgian dance DJ remixes
New Psy'Aviah album in the making feat. former Hooverphonic and Ashbury Heights singers
John Mirland - one half of danish minimal industrialists Holm/Mirland - has joined forces with jazz vocalist Dorthea Bøggild for the project Owl in the Woods. (...)
Irish synthpop duo, Empire State Human make a surprise return with a new free to download single called 'Christmas Long Gone'. (...)
After sacking Kim Shattuck (ex-The Muffs) as a bassist player, Paz Lenchantin (A Perfect Circle, ZWAN, The Entrance Band) will take on bass duties for the duration of the Pixies 2014 world tour. (...)
'The Butterfly Ate The Pearl' is the fifth long player from Pantaleimon recorded at her home studio on the South Coast of England during a period of a year. (...)
'Winter MMXIII' is the final incarnation of the first ever Seventh Harmonic track 'Each Hour', which appeared on the band's debut release 'The Awakening', released at the turn of the century. (...)
Spotify plans to make mobile access to its music service free. On December 11th will launch the free mile access at a press event in New York. (...)
Massive Attack co-writer and producer Davidge announces debut album and premieres title track, plus video
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER