Phish Plays Concert Set as Fake Scandinavian Band in Complex Halloween Prank

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Phish is understood for masking full albums (having beforehand performed releases from The Beatles’ The White Album to David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars for Halloween) however this yr, they took it to a complete new degree.

The American rock band carried out the album Í Rokk from the fictional Scandinan Kasvot Växt in Las Vegas on Wednesday (Oct. 31). They didn’t simply play a fabricated album, although; they went so far as to construct a faux artist web page and create an album evaluation shared by unbiased New Jersey radio station WFMU. They additionally handed viewers members Phishbills (playbills), which featured an in depth essay on Kasvot Växt alongside just a few phrases from Phish on the fictional progressive rock band, upon getting into the venue.

“Every time the Halloween dialogue comes up, we discuss Kasvot Växt,” mentioned Phish frontman Trey Anastasio within the pamphlet. “We actually had been fearful we wouldn’t have the chops to tug it off or to do justice to the sound, however when it comes right down to it, we simply couldn’t resist any longer.”

AllMusic.com and Perfect Sound Forver bought in on the motion, sharing a biography and interview for the Scandinan band, respectively. 

“There isn't any phrase in Scandinan to explain how honoouured we're that obscure American band Pfish has chosen to share our Magnum Opus with their pfans,” wrote a fan-made Kasvot Växt Twitter account.

View a music from Phish’s gag set under.