Texas synth artists Survive make ’80s-inspired bleeps and bloops that evoke each the unique compositions of John Carpenter and nostalgia for an period of sci-fi that by no means fairly existed. After they had been tapped to supply a soundtrack to Netflix’s hit collection Stranger Things, it appeared the band had discovered the right house for its distinctive sound. The brewers at Goose Island, nevertheless, noticed a higher objective for Survive.
In a couple of weeks, the duo shall be taking part in Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Pageant. Yearly, Goose Island collaborates with a band on the lineup to assist create a particular beer for the occasion. Performers like Twin Peaks and Likelihood The Rapper have labored with the brewery in years previous. Now Survive has been recruited to assist make GI5-5538, a “crimson ale impressed by grapefruit” that asserts its alcohol by quantity and worldwide bitter items proper within the title (5.5% ABV; 38 IBU).
Survive received to take part within the beer’s brewing in a decidedly distinctive method. Sometimes, brewers use mallets to clear the brewing grist bins of the grist that adheres to the partitions. This time round, they requested the band to fireplace up some sturdy, bass-heavy drones to clear the bins. Watch them give it a shot (and succeed!) beneath.
Whereas alcohol and musicians have all the time maintained a chummy relationship, the rise of curiosity in beer tradition is making an increasing number of of an affect on popular culture. Keep in mind when Boston sci-fi rockers The Lights Out released their latest album on a four-pack?
In any case, make sure you elevate a glass to Survive once they take the stage that Saturday. With out them, you’d be sucking down some critical grist.
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