A month ago, I flew to Singapore to watch MUTEMATH perform at the Mosaic Music Festival. Known for putting on one of the best live performances, MUTEMATH has a signature move that involves throwing an air mattress to the crowd while vocalist Paul Meany jumps on it and uses it to crowd surf.
I got a seat that was not so far from the front, yet right smack in the center. It definitely meant I would be one of the many who would be able to carry someone and pass him or her overhead.
I’ve only ever taken photos of people crowd surfing and have never done it myself. Nor have I experienced someone jump from stage and land on an area where I would be forced to raise my arms and pass the person along to the next person in the crowd. I knew it was something I had to experience at least once in my life—whether on top as surfer or underneath with the crowd.
Who is MUTEMATH, anyway?
And I knew that MUTEMATH crowd surfs in their gigs everyRead More »from How I crowd surfed at an overseas gig (I think)