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Organizers of the Short Circuit festival originally targeted well-known electronic musicians/composers like Vangelis, Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream, but its organizers opted instead for a more diverse, exhaustive, obscure lineup that may be household names to the devoted but will provide an impressive history lesson in electronic arts for the less electronically-inclined.

A slew of multimedia artists from Barcelona’s 2009 avant-garde electronic music/media arts festival Sonar – including a robot orchestra operated with a midi controller – will perform on Friday, May 15.

The full blog post at the NEW YORK TIMES

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