A Peex at the potential future of live music

With its wearable audio receiver, Peex is attempting to transform the live music experience by democratising the best seat in the house, writes Jack O’Kennedy

Graham Tull of Powerchord: the company’s Peex rX technology proved a winner at the recent Elton John concert in Dublin’s 3Arena

Poor quality sound is the live music scene’s dirty little secret. A case in point: Twitter erupted with complaints following the Spice Girls’ recent Croke Park gig, with many fans reporting severe sound issues, and some barely able to make out their “zig-a-zig-ah”s.

Bruce Springsteen’s show in the same venue in 2016 generated similar ire, as did Hall & Oates’s performance at the 3 Arena a year later. Ultimately, it doesn’t matter whether ...