The second day of lollapalooza argentinawhich took place this Saturday at the San Isidro Racecourseraised the artistic bar on what happened on opening day with an electrifying presentation of Jane’s Addictiona remarkable set of you point it out to methe pop freshness of Sofi Tukker and The 1975and the dream climate created by tame Impalaamong others, although the climax was reached by Twenty One Pilotsfrom an overwhelming performance.
“Guns for Hands”, “Morph” and “Holding on To You” showed the two members alone and from “The Outside”, the presence of the band gave another musical amplitude to the recital. There would be a kind of nod to fate, when covering “All The Small Things” by Blink-182and the twist to the already tiring demagogic gesture of alluding to the world Won by the Argentine team.
In this case it was with the group’s trumpeter performing a medley that began with “Boys” and linked, after some variations, with the tango “My dear Buenos Aires”.
For the final leg, the duo chose to go big with “Car Radio”, “Stressed Out”, “Heathens” and “Tree”in the midst of flames of fire and smoke tubes.
Just before this happened in the Flow scenariothe night of this second day had started the Australian group Tame Impala, on the Samsung Stagelocated at the opposite end of the property.
The set of the project commanded by Kevin Parker It was also located at the antipodes of the show provided minutes, mainly due to the more introspective proposal raised according to its musical style.
The Australian group raised the banner of neopsychedelia and generated dreamlike climates, without giving up the most danceable aspects, stimulated by abstract graphics and games with laser beams. The repertoire remained in this stylistic line, even in the most rock outbursts.
As if to pay off the debt of several years without visiting Argentina, Tame Impala based a large part of its repertoire on records 2015’s “Current” and “The Slow Rush”of 2020.
Before the presentation of the two headliners on Saturday, when the afternoon began to fall, Jane’s Addictionthe band of Perry Farrelfactotum of this emblematic festival, lit the fuse to shake up the day.
Without Dave Navarro but with former Red Hot Chilli Peppers Josh Klinghoffer as a great acquisition in the guitar, the quartet, key in the alternative rock of the late 80s and early 90s in The Angelsdelivered an energetic rock of distorted guitars, where funk metal, psychedelia and hard rock merged.
Of course, there were some classics from his famous 1990 album “El ritual de lo habitual”, such as “Ain’t No Right”, “Stop!”, “Three Days” and “Been Caught Stealing”in the end, the song that he sang in last year’s edition Perry Farrel guest by Foo Fighters.
Precisely, the leader of the group remembered that moment to bring back the memory of the drummer taylor hawkinswho died days later in Bogota, so that was his last performance. He dedicated the song to him “Ocean”.
Anchored in time, the set of Jane’S Addiction He added three sensual dancers, whose movements, more acrobatic than sexy, did not finish hiding the intentions in this decision to fill the stage with an obsolete concept.
Of course both on the set of Jane’s Addiction like in the Tame Impala -like Friday in the Drake – there was an allusion to the Argentine triumph in Qatar, with feints to sing “Muchachos” or with a shirt.
Between this presentation in the Samsung Scenario and the two headliners, in the Flow and Alternative scenarios the public was divided The 1975 and Catupecu Machurespectively.
The British group delivered with high-quality danceable alternative pop, while the local combo led by Fernando Ruiz Diaz kept the adrenaline left by farrell and company.
Amid classics like “Poison Magic”, “And what I want is for you to tread without the ground”, “Perfect chromosomes”, “In dreams” and “Sometimes I come back”, before closing with “Dale!”, Ca7riel uploaded as a guest, to share “That lives”.
But without a doubt it was pop in its different expressions that predominated on the second day, an area where the fresh set of the duo was also noted. sofi tukkera charismatic electronic formation, accompanied by an athletic and colorful dance troupe, which provided an ideal setting for the carefree proposal.
However, the great impact of the afternoon was given by you point it out to mewith a sophisticated pop that moved between psychedelia and funky, combined with electronic sounds.
The men from Mendoza combined old compositions with some premiere, in a tour that started with “Nuevo comienzo” and after the overwhelming “Big Bang”closed with “ivory water”performed almost a cappella with the whole group in the fence that put him face to face with the public.
Earlier, the American group Wallows brought to mind the indie rock of the beginning of this century and, while the headliners followed one another, melanie martinez he starred in a theatrical set linked to nature. The finishing touch of the second day was the Fiesta Bresh.
For the closing day of this edition, this Sunday the central performance of Billie Eilish and Lil Nas Xin addition to the Argentine Maria Becerra and the melodic pop performer Diego Torres.
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