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Power Switch: The 9 Lives of Electronic Music



Hijacked from Jeannie Hopper's Liquid Sound Lounge show on WBAI, this segment features musical samples and discussion about Roulette's 2016 Festival of Mixology, the annual event that highlights new and unusual uses of technology in music and intermedia. This year's series is titled Power Switch: The Nine Lives of Electronic Music and runs 16-20 Feb. 2016, featuring nine artists/ensembles over 5 days. Concerts feature masters in the art of of Theremin, synthesizer, sampling, glitch, appropriation, film and video interface, analog processing, circuit bending, and DJ technology.

Hopper is joined by curator David Weinstein, the co-founder of Roulette and producer of the first Festival of Mixology over 25 years ago, and Weston Minissali, the synth half of the duo Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer.

Here is a quick peek at the programs:

Dorit Chrysler // DJ Dog Dick
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 8pm

Val-Inc // Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 8pm

Z'EV: CINEmotion // Lary 7
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 8pm

David Linton: bicamRL AV // Thomas Dexter
Friday, February 19, 2016, 8pm

Yuka C. Honda with Susie Ibarra & Ikue Mori
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 8pm

Roulette is located on Atlantic Ave. and 3rd Ave. in Brooklyn.

David Weinstein is a composer, curator, radio producer, event organizer, and activist for new and experimental arts in all media. He has been a director of programming and/or operations at Roulette, MoMA/PS1, Clocktower Gallery and Radio, Outpost Gallery, and many more. He has performed and recorded with artists including Shelley Hirsch, Elliott Sharp, and John Zorn. His radio series, Impossible Music, is streamed at clocktower.org.
 

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