Adhd at The Grand Social
Wed, February 7, 2018
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A band renowned for hypnotising audiences with their deep cinematic grooves, slow burning intensity, and a sonic soundscape that evokes both the glacial tundra and the volcanic desert of their native Iceland, their name, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) may be somewhat confusing.
Saxophonist Óskar Guðjónsson states that their chosen initialism is, in fact, a tonic for this over-saturated, over-energised, hyper-connected world, with the music itself having a therapeutic effect on the group, as much as audiences.
Live, ADHD bubble with that volcanic energy; first arising in the deep inside, only to erupt with a powerful intensity. IMC are excited to bring this force to Ireland for the first time as ADHD certainly have their roots in jazz; with improvisation and spontaneous reactions very much at their core....