The English Electronic Dance Music (EDM) group, Prodigy invaded India in January 2011. The band kick started the Eristoff Invasion Festival in Bangalore on January 13. From what we heard, the madness and insanity levels were as high as expected. So we got in touch with a freelance photographer/blogger/designer from the silicon valley of India, known for outsourcing, pubs, coffee shops and of course high prevalence of madness (music and otherwise) to give the world the glimpse of the Prodigy Concert in Bangalore. Below is the photoblog from Praveen SR:
“I went to the Prodigy concert having heard only a handful of tracks of this electronic band from UK. The big beat classics ‘Smack My B*tch Up’, ‘Firestarter’ and ‘Voodoo People’ were in my mind as I strode into the Palace Grounds for the inaugural edition of ‘Invasion fest’. The feast of electronica was indeed an entirely different experience compared to the metal concerts that am used to. Right from the first beat, the entire crowd was on their feet, swaying in tandem.
Founded by Liam Howlett, Prodigy has gone on to cement their place as the world’s biggest electronic dance group. The big beat music coupled with the mammoth lighting setups provided a surreal experience. At the same time, its a nightmare for a photographer with constantly changing lights and the frontmen running and dancing along the length and breadth of the stage. This was one of the toughest shoots ever in my experience. But, in the same breath I must say it was a great musical and visual treat.”
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