The Martinez brothers to headline Shangri-La's VR venue Lost Horizon
The Martinez Brothers will be joined by Jaden Thompson, Christian AB b2b Quest and Alan Fitzpatrick on March 20
You might have noticed that Glastonbury's Shangri-La has ventured into the virtual reality world with Lost Horizon, a VR venue booking cutting-edge artists across electronic music.
On Saturday, March 20, Lost Horizon welcomes New York duo The Martinez Brothers, house DJ and producer Jaden Thompson and Christian AB and Quest, the latter pair going back-to-back as they regularly do.
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As with the DJ Sneak, Matthias Tanzmann and HITO showcase last week, the virtual reality party with The Martinez Brothers and .co kicks off at 7pm and runs until 1am. Alan Fitzpatrick is also playing the afterparty in the Gas Tower. Those with VR headsets can get the full party experience on premiere virtual events platform Sansar. Here, you can also get involved via your PC, mobile and browser. A full Spring Season pass is going for $20. Then there's the option to watch a free stream on Twitch, which can be signed up for here.
The Martinez Brothers were over the moon to be booked by Lost Horizon: "We loved the creative direction of Lost Horizon with the VR angle, plus the tie-in to Glastonbury was a no brainer for us. We’re also happy to showcase some of our favourite DJs here, too, on the line-up with Jaden Thompson and Christian AB and Quest. The technology of today is beyond what we could ever have imagined even a few years ago. We now see this as being another way of connecting with our fans. Even when touring comes back we want to continue doing innovative streaming experiences like Lost Horizon."
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Jaden Thompson described his experience as "quite surreal" and "an eye-opening experience to the future of livestreams".
The rest of season schedule includes Low Steppa, Goldfish and Tensnake playing the Armada Record Box party on April 10, BLOND:ISH hosting the Abracadabra showcase on April 17, Canadian label Monstercat with Kill The Noise, Modestep, Dirty Audio, Tisoki, Reaper and Rome In Silver on May 1 and Busy P fronting the Ed Banger Records showcase on May 15 with Breakbot, Myd and Andy 4000.
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Check out the DJ Sneak, Matthias Tanzmann and HITO sets below.