North Carolina multimedia festival Moogfest today announced the full four-day schedule for its 2017 edition, and also released expanded descriptions for the first time of the conversations and workshops set to take place.
Ambient music legend Laraaji will do a workshop on laughter meditation and his eight-hour celestial sleep concert, renowned Detroit producer K-HAND will teach a DJ seminar for kids, and Sacred Bones-affiliated industrial musician Pharmakon will teach a class on how to use contact microphones. Moor Mother and Afrofuturist Affair will also present a workshop combining futurist theoretical approaches, quantum physics, and Black and African diasporic cultural traditions.
Meanwhile, Ableton Live founder Gerhard Behles will teach a masterclass on the democratization of tools for music production, veteran DJs Greg Belson and Peanut Butter Wolf will give a lecture their approach to their craft, and Mykki Blanco will give a presentation on protest music. UNC music and technology professor Dr. Mark Katz will also lead a conversation on using music to advance social and political causes.
You can see the full schedule of over 300 events on Moogfest's website.
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