A Spectre is Haunting Hype Williams

A man dressed in Kawasaki-branded motorcycle leathers led by a headband light on the left edge of the stage and is seated there just before the start of the Hype Williams ‘London 2012’ show. He remains there for the entirety of the show next to a dry ice machine. He occasionally looks around, but for the most part stares, cap down at his lap, disinterested, possibly bored, possibly exhausted – perhaps paid to perform the affects and aesthetic of a drum and bass / garage / or grime mc – a cool aloofness taken to an absurd degree.

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