"And put your fucking iPhones down for God’s fucking sake. Like, Jesus, that is causing terrible things for art because people aren’t becoming attached to experiences, they’re becoming attached to digital memories, imprinted on their phones, which is weakening the link, culturally, in your mind, to art. That’s crazy.

I was in Perth and I saw, it was amazing, as I went to start a song it was like a dance, everyone in unison, lifting up these weird digital squares and separating me from them. There’s already enough in between us, there’s a stage and a bunch of amplifications and that’s enough. That’s all I need to get my point across. Anything else is excess. You’re missing something if you’re putting in another barrier between the art and the audience. So, I just said, “put ‘em down guys, I’m right here. Let’s be. Let’s do this. Like, right now. You’re not even going to watch it anyway, you’re probably just going to show your mates and it’s going to sound shit, so… fuck, leave it.”

Matt Corby

spitpress.com 2013

# just how I feel too. I was really tempted to grab the iPhone from the girl beside me and just throw it during the Powerstation show. 

It’s nearly our 1 year anniversary for the blog… Enjoy x - Madz

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“I’m just trying to create a musical realm that people are invited to come and enjoy but it’s hard, people want to judge and hate and that’s just something I’m starting to deal with now because I know that this album is going to come out in a couple of months and I’m going to have to deal with the rejection.” 

Matt Corby

vervesocial 2013

# beautiful HQ photo