Delivering much more than just performances, Moogfest is also a full-fledged technology conference, with dozens of panels and talks covering topics like instrument design philosophy, artificial intelligence, and the future of creativity. Moogfest, named after synth pioneer Dr. Robert Moog and now a biennial event, is poised to prove its well-earned reputation as the US […]
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Not some dodgy ’80s neu-Romantische synth-pop revival heralded by the headline, but a documentary about the modular synthesizer-its history, demise and resurgence. I Dream Of Wires gets its Berlin premier on July 28, along with a live performance by + talk with the legendary Morton Subotnick, composer of the seminal Silver Apples of the Moon […]
Austin’s SXSW is the world’s largest and most diverse music festival, where over 2,200 bands performed this year. One of the highlights for electronic music fans is the annual showcase co-sponsored by iconic manufacturer Moog Music and Austin’s beloved synth store Switched On. This year the packed event featured a headlining performance by legendary UK synthpop […]
The first edition of the Mountain Oasis was wonderful and the mix of artists made for an interesting festival. This October 25th-27th marked the first Mountain Oasis festival in Asheville, North Carolina. This weekend had previously held the Moogfest for the last three years so the expectations were set pretty high. While the name may […]
It’s not every year that a major new electronic music festival is born, but 2013 marks the inaugural year of the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, held in Asheville, NC. The festival’s producers previously organized Moogfest for the last three years, and have assembled a lineup of over 50 musicians performing across multiple venues during the […]
U.K. based musician and synth genius, Lee Simeone, is a master when it comes to crafting very deep atmospheric collages. His latest excursion; 2011’s twenty-one track album entitled An Introduction to Simeone, is out now, and released through the London based Le Coq Musique label. Simeone’s associations are somewhat intriguing. Not only did he appear […]