Live music is merging with video games and giving us a glimpse of the future

It began like any gig anywhere in the world: I was waiting patiently, excitedly, with a couple of friends and a load of strangers. But then things got a little weird. A few audience members started waving flaming microphone stands. And did a dog just poke out of that guy’s rucksack? As a massive circular screen projected vivid images and shot out bursts of light, people listened to atmospheric warm-up soundscapes, the hype building for the main event: Travis Scott. Like an asteroid, he hurtled to the ground, the force of his impact flinging people hundreds of metres through the air…

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