Check this out for the first six acts in the 2011 Moogfest lineup: Flaming Lips, Passion Pit, Tangerine Dream, Ghostland Observatory, Suicide, and Crystal Castles. If that doesn’t give you a tangerine dream of your own, then check out some of the other Moogfest acts: Battles, M83, Toro y Moi, Gold Panda, Chromeo, and the list goes on, with more to be announced later. Check out a full 2011 Moogfest lineup below.
Moogfest honors Bob Moog, the creator of the Moog synthesizer, and you guessed it: there’s lots of Moog use at the festival. It’s not a requirement, but since the festival centers around artists whole create “unique and groundbreaking musical experiences that embody the essence of Bob Moo’s visionary and creative spirit,” it’s safe to say that it’s de rigueur to get your Moog on while at Moogfest.
Moogfest takes place on Oct. 28 - 30 in Asheville, NC. Tickets for Moogfest will go on sale on Saturday, June 4 at Noon EDT at their web site www.moogfest.com.
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Adrian Belew Power Trio
Brand Brauer Frick
Causing A Tiger
Ford & Lopatin
Mayer Hawthorne & The County
The Naked and Famous
Oneohtrix Point Never
Toro Y Moi