Tag: Mouse on Mars

Interview: Moritz Simon Geist

A performer, musicologist, and robotics engineer, Moritz Simon Geist aka Sonic Robots is a unique figure treading the lines between electronic music and electronics. Drawing from his background as both a classical musician and a robotics engineer, with an expertise in prototyping technologies and 3D-Printing, Geist’s projects range from robotic music performances to robotic sound installations with his immersive MR-808 Interactive a perfect example, allowing audience members to program the drum robot and listen to the emerging of the sound in realtime. His current installations, the kinetic sculpture Tripods Oneand the mini robot run Soft Manipulator, continue this track of ... Read more

Moogfest Adds DJ Stingray, Jon Hopkins & Helena Hauff Amongst Diverse New Lineup Additions

North Carolina’s Moogfest has just announced a comprehensive second phase to their 2018 festival program, including a slew of rare appearances, mind-expanding masterclasses, workshops, and keynotes, and much more. With previous announced (musical) names including Aurora Halal, Ellen Alien, Fatima Al Qadiri, Honey Dijon, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Shanti Celeste, Umfang, and more, Moogfest is now set to announce the likes of Jon Hopkins (performing twice), Mouse on Mars, DJ Stingray, Helena Hauff, Suzanne Ciani, and more across their diverse musical offerings. Of course, this being Moogfest, artists and appearances are not limited to just the world of electronic music with ... Read more