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The ever-evolving spectacle that is Diane Coffee -- the gender and genre-bending alter ego ofShaun Fleming -- returns with Internet Arms, a swan dive into a lush, digital glam wonderland.Flemings path to stardom can be traced all the way back to his childhood days as a Disneyvoice actor, but for the past six years hes explored the depths of his identity and channeled itoutward in the form of the enigmatic and exuberant Diane Coffee.In 2018, after performing as King Herod in the Lyric Operas critically-acclaimed run of JesusChrist Superstar , Fleming emerged from the recording studio with Internet Arms. Born from thefear and uncertainty of a future in which humankind is both dependent on and poisoned bytechnology, the album finds Diane Coffee trapped in a digital world, enslaved by AI.Did you know the technology exists to take a photo of anyone you know and use it to createwell, lets call it, adult entertainment? Fleming asks. And did you know that an estimated 70%of all online activity isnt human? Where does that leave us? We dont interact with each otheranymore because were always online. Not to mention we can manifest any version of ourselvesat the push of a button when were logged in, so when we encounter humans theyre not evenreal.Facing this existential crisis, Flemings anxieties became his muse as his writing explored thescenarios of this dystopian future: Its a personal study on how I feel about living with constantblurred lines of the self and the projected self. This notion shaped the sound of Internet Armsas well, compelling Fleming to gravitate toward synths, electronic drums, and other futuristicsounds from the past and present to create his version of a digital landscape, as well as a digitalversion of himself.The songs are what have always dictated the sound. Working in the realm of clean, modernpop production has been an exhilarating change of pace. Diane Coffee now sounds like adigitization of
  • Start:June 18, 2019
  • End:June 18, 2019
  • Recurring
  • Where:Globe Hall, 4483 Logan Street, Denver, Colorado, United States, 80216
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