TOUR ESSENTIALS: Moon B
Red Bull Music Academy returns for another round of their monthly Club Nights series, inviting two of the United States’ most prolific producers in modern funk fusion, Benedek and MOON B of Washington label, People’s Potential Unlimited.
Moon B aka Wes Gray has been providing us with his own recorded take modern funk, proto-house, and “spaced out boogie” since 2012. He’s been known to play around with hand played chords meshed with thick bass lines and offers up a brilliant slice of funk every time a new beat is dropped.
Since he’s making the long trip down under very soon, we grabbed Moon B‘s Tour Essentials. Although he’ll be making you party long into the morning, with these trusty items in his suitcase, he’ll be doing it in style.
First up is the iPad Air featuring some synthesizer apps I will be noodling with on stage. My favorite app currently is the iProphet which can spit out some really nasty basses, strings and other accompaniment for the tracks.
Beards are not for me at all. I can’t stand them really. Therefore I gotta have my razor and fresh cartridges to keep it 100 on the clean face game.
I often find solace in my favorite book “The Stranger” by Albert Camus which reminds me not to take any shit too seriously, that goes for getting up and playing my tracks for hungry club-goers.
This is a nice little ‘pick-me-up’ balm that you rub on your temples. The scent can put you in a different frame of mind during the hustle and bustle of flight travel, airports, TSA screenings , et cetera, which one needs for sure.
Vitamins + Hand Sanitiser
Lastly, fuck getting sick on tour in a country thousands of miles away. I’ve paired these two together as one because they go hand in hand in preventing illness.
Catch Moon B across Australia alongside Benedek for Red Bull Music Academy. Dates are below:
Friday 9th October
Brisbane / TBC Club (Limited free entry via RSVP)
Saturday 10th October
Sydney / Goodgod Small Club
Thursday 15th October
Adelaide / Oscar (Limited free entry via RSVP)
Friday 16th October
Melbourne / Boney (Limited free entry via RSVP)
Saturday 17th October
Perth / Jimmy’s Den (Limited free entry via RSVP)