A storm of sound and an eruption of percussion mixed with hypnotic music and unique visuals! Since it's conception in 2008 musical juggernaut, Rarely Seen Above Ground has taken his tour de force, one man show of sound, visuals and incendiary rhythm and samples, to captured audiences around the world. Known to his friends as Jeremy Hickey, R.S.A.G has gained a reputation not only as one of Europe's most impressive drummers but as a celebrated producer and a talented showman.
R.S.A.Gs live performance is the perfect vehicle to showcase the versatility and innovation of this trailblazing performer. Over the last 8 years, Hickey and visual artist Geppetto have collaborated to create a master stroke of visuals and sound. The live show immerses the audience in hypnotic visuals mixed with projections of the R.S.A.G virtual band. All members of which are silhouettes of Hickey. These projections of his Hickeys clones flank Jeremy as he performs live drums and vocals and set of samples making for a unique experience that should not be missed.
Since R.S.A.G’s conception in 2008, R.S.A.G has gone from strength to strength, picking up a Choice Music Award nomination, making multiple and international TV appearances, including Other Voices, The Late Late Show, and The Saturday Night Show, pressing 2 celebrated LPS and securing billings on all of the most enviable festivals in both Europe and America along the way. As well as all that Hickeys undeniable talent behind a kit has led to some very impressive collaborations from Justice’s, Grammy Award winning Xavier De Rosnay to Ireland’s own charismatic ringleader Jerry Fish.
Recently R.S.A.G has been joined by leading producer Leo Pearson (U2, Elvis Costello, Howie B) and James Darkin (Kanye West, Rihanna, Hozier) and is finishing the final touches to his 3rd album. All in all a diverse mix that reflects this onemanband phenomenal versatility, evolving style and rapid progression.