General Info Members: Seamus Malliagh Biography: Iglooghost is producer and visual artist Seamus Malliagh moniker. U.K. producer Malliagh started producing music for underground rappers in 2013 when he was 15. He releases two cassettes in 2014 which featured lofi abstract hip hop beats. In 2015 he sign with FlyLo's record label Brainfeeder and had his first EP release under that record which saw Iglooghost move away from hip hop beats to faster paced IDM with influences in asian and anime music. This release also saw the first time Iglooghost incorporated a story along with his music which he regularly makes use of now. In 2017 he released his LP debut which expanded on the themes and story from his pervious to EP's. In 2018 he released two EP's that further expanded the universe that he created.
Major Discography: Chinese NÜ Yr (EP 2015) Clear Tamei (EP 2018) Steel Mogu (EP 2018) Neō Wax Bloom (LP 2017)
Sounds Like Genre: IDM, breakcore, wonky Similar Artists: Sinjin Hawke, Arca, Rustie Similar Bonnaroo Artists: None
Physical Reaction/Live Show I have never seen Iglooghost but after watching videos and reading reviews I have a bit of an idea. His shows are visually bare. You're not going to get the standard visuals that you would at most other shows you'll see at The Other. Iglooghost producing his own artwork, Which includes explainers of the world he's created with his music. The visuals include the universe he's created, as well as the textualized language they speak there with english translations. The visuals pair seamlessly with the music and add something to the show that your run of the mill light shows don't. Similarly to the music, which is fast paced and ever-changing, the visuals don't stay on one thing for long and keeps you engaged.
Interesting Facts Iglooghost went to a Flying Lotus show when he was 15 and threw his tapes at FlyLo during the performance. He later was signed to his label. Iglooghost name come from the world he's built, Mamu, meaning a god.
Personal Notes I'm very excited for this show. This isn't a show Bonnaroo normally books. This will probably be a 2 p.m. The Other show but I'll still be there baking in the sun after a long weekend of not enough sleep and too much indulgence.
Notes: I am no expert on this genre music so if I didn't describe something correctly please correct me.
Would it be possible for Iglooghost to play there "Where Stage"? It'd probably be cooler to catch a set from him there or at the Kalliope instead of at 3pm on Sunday.
I'm predicting that Where is going to be more of a repeat/surprise act stage rather than a scheduled act stage. I think Iglooghost is a great example for the type of act that might show up on Where but I still expect his main set to be an early slot on the Other.