Esplanade Presents

Music

The F16s (Delayed Broadcast)

(India)

20 Nov – 20 Dec 2022

40mins

(Intermission: None)

Online

Free
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Photo Credit: Prayoon Sajeev
Synopsis

For over ten years, Chennai-based four-piece The F16s have steadily refined their vision as a band. From their 2013 debut Kaleidoscope, to the 2014 studio tie-up with Converse that birthed Nobody's Gonna Wait and their 2016 breakthrough Triggerpunkte, this vision has mirrored both a maturity of execution and a certain gravity from listeners worldwide—as ten million Spotify streams and coverage in StereoGum, Brooklyn Vegan and Variety clearly suggest.

 

Their forthcoming release, Is It Time To Eat The Rich Yet?, was borne of an extended iteration of this evolution as authored from an observer’s distant stare, one forged on intimately experiencing how a global pandemic needlessly compromised not only the lives of millions here in India, but more personally, their own. Through extended periods of economic uncertainty and a corresponding focus to develop their craft, this music explores alienation with lyrical wit intact—“dancing to our doom” as one member frames it‚via sonic experiences that pull listeners in just by the juxtaposition of the sentiment. This is a joyful celebration of the human condition under duress, scored by some of the finest pop music this country has to offer.
Language: English
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Date & Time

On Demand

20 Nov – 20 Dec 2022

From 20 Nov, 5pm

Online
Available until 20 Dec, 12pm
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