June 14, 2024


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French techno musician rocks Swiss mountain tops

French techno musician Teho observed an uncommon area to conclusion his pandemic hiatus – hitting the higher notes from a 3,000-metre (9,843 ft) peak in the Swiss Alps.

Teho, 30, braved sub-zero temperatures to execute from a smaller system at the Glacier 3000 venue atop Scex Rouge, a mountain in south-western Switzerland.

He also experienced to overcame his fear of heights.

“I’m a little bit scared of heights… so the first number of moments on the stage, without the need of any protective limitations, had been truly… exclusive – until I managed to thoroughly consider in the perspective.

“As before long as I begun playing, while, I swiftly felt at simplicity, so I was ready to totally get pleasure from the minute.”

The DJ from Montpellier in France reported he had by no means executed at such an unusual place, surrounded by the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and Eiger mountains.

DJ Teho does a soundcheck prior to his overall performance for Cercle at Glacier 3000 in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, April 22, 2021. Photograph taken April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

In reality he has been not able to perform in community at all about the past yr because of to pandemic limits.

“It was a tricky yr due to the fact just about every club, festival and all parties were closed since of COVID-19,” he reported.

The present, which took position at dawn on April 23 and will be introduced on the web on Thursday, was organised by Le Cercle, a livestream corporation that films and broadcasts DJ dwell performances in strange sites.

Teho’s concert was not the 1st time the Glacier 3000 vacation resort has hosted artistic events to advertise its snowboarding region and surrounding mountains.

Previous yr Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock walked along the cable vehicle wire to the summit, executing element of the journey blindfolded.

“We have been in touch with quite a few musicians – most of them DJs – who required to conduct with us in 2021,” reported Bernhard Tschannen, CEO of Glacier 3000. “Diversifying is a new paradigm for artists and occasion organisers alike, who have to find other strategies to make people today dream.”

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