RESIDENCY # 25


ARTIST RESIDENCY # 25: MAY – JULY 2016

ARTIST: 3PEAT

 
ARTIST BIO
 
3PEAT’s STEVE, E.GG AND DILL THE GIANT FORM A TRIANGLE OFFENCE OF RAP STYLES AND INFLUENCES. THE GROUP RELEASED THEIR DEBUT SELF-TITLED EP ON SEPTEMBER 2016 AND HAVE GONE ON TO DEVELOP A HIGH ENERGY LIVE SHOW AND ARE NOMINATED FOR HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR AT THIS YEAR’S WETERN CANADIAN MUSIC AWARDS.

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
 
WINNIPEG BASED HIP HOP GROUP, 3PEAT, HAVE SHOT AND ARE RELEASING THEIR NEW VIDEO, SAUVIGNON, AS A VHS INSTALLATION AT THE TALLEST POPPY EXCLUSIVELY BEGINNING JULY 24, 2017. 
 
THE VIDEO WAS SHOT IN AND AROUND THE RESTAURANT BY LOCAL VIDEOGRAPHER CHRIS FREELAND IN MAY 2017 AND FEATURES THE TRIO RAPPING AND DINING ON THE POPPY’S INFAMOUS CHICKEN AND WAFFLES. IT IS NOT THE FIRST TIME THE RAP GROUP HAS USED BYGONE TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE THEIR MUSIC, THEY CURRENTLY HAVE THEIR FIRST RELEASE 3PEAT AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE TAPE.
 
GROUP MEMBER, DILL THE GIANT, ALSO RELEASED A VIDEO FOR HIS SONG EMAILS ON JUNE 23RD THAT WAS ENTIRELY SHOT ON VHS BY CHRIS FREELAND AS WELL.
WHEN ASKED WHY THEY DECIDED TO GO THIS ROUTE MANAGER AND DJ ANTHONY CARVALHO
SAID “THERE IS SOMETHING SPECIAL ABOUT WATCHING A VIDEO ON A TV SCREEN AND WILL THE ABSENCE OF VIDEO SOURCES LIKE MUCHMUSIC AND MTV, WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE COOL TO GIVE THAT EXPERIENCE TO OUR LISTENERS COMMERCIAL FREE.”
 
AS PAST SYNONYM ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AND HIP HOP ACTS PIP SKID AND ROB CROOKS HAVE RECORDED AN ALBUM AND BUILT A JUKEBOX FOR THE PUBLIC TO ACCESS DURING THEIR RESIDENCY; 3PEAT FELT INSPIRED BY THE EXPERIENCE OF A COMMUNAL AND ACCESSIBLE DESTINATION. THEY WANTED THE PUBLIC TO EXPERIENCE THEIR MUSIC THAT WAS SEPARATE FROM THE CURRENT DISTRIBUTION TREND OF SOLELY INTERNET CONTENT.
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