Review + Photos: Hatsune Miku and a glowstick in hand at the Warfield

Hatsune Miku (photo: Muraki Kanae) Review by Ian Young I saw the Tupac hologram at Coachella. And I’ve been to Japan. But beyond that, I’m the least qualified person to be here right now. I’m at The Warfield, where a sea of green glowsticks dance like fireflies while Hatsune Miku, backed by a live band, dances and sings incredibly catchy J-pop to an audience of 2,000 adoring fans. This could describe the scene of any pop concert, but what makes Hatsune Miku different is that she (it?) is a hologram. Of a computer program. She has never existed outside of the [...]

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