Pitch Black Playback offers immersive first listen for albums from Flume, Tourist, Moderat, and more
Figuratively shining a light on multiple locations from Europe to North America, and Australasia, Pitch Black Playback offers an experience for audiophiles that listeners just can’t get anywhere else—a fully immersive listening session in complete darkness, paired with a state-of-the-art speaker system, and surrounded by people with a fervent passion for music.
Gaining the attention of massive musicians, PB presents first listens to some of the most cherished albums of all time (namely, The Beach Boys‘ Pet Sounds and Radiohead‘s OK Computer) as well as the most highly anticipated albums of the year including Flume‘s Palaces, Tourist‘s Inside Out, and Moderat‘s MORE D4TA. Many of these album premieres are free and on a first-come-first serve basis, the only prerequisite being the genuine ambition to completely submerge oneself into an album, equip with Dolby Atmos surround sound and absolutely no distractions. As their site reads,
“We use a mixture of cinemas, clubs, live music venues, audio showrooms and bespoke setups to bring you the best listening environment we can, being careful to pick the right room and system for the right record. We then upmix the stereo or mono original recording to play through all the speakers in the room to create an immersive sound field to make you feel like you’re right in the middle of the music.”
For more information or to seek out Pitch Black Playback in a city near you, head to their website here.