“It is the center of your life. It is everything you hear.” A good description of the first few weeks of owning a Moog.
On March 15th the revered synthesizer makers are teaming up with Neon Indian‘s Static Tongues record imprint and analog geek haven/scene-center Switched On to present a SXSW showcase of sounds from different corners of the Texas electronic spectrum alongside emerging bi-coastal producers. When Moog says jump, you jump with patch cable in hand, so take a listen to each of the acts soundtracking the video flyer from Austin visualist Tommy Boy
Adult Swim’s animators give this Era Extrana track an unlikely make-over of hoop earrings, sports cars, and cartoon cleave.
Austin-based duo Silent Diane delivers a bombast of darkly distorted drums and ethereal vocals, available on a limited, blue-splattered 7 inch vinyl.
The sound of a reverberating Houston alley, with a touch of acid.
L.A.’s Soft Metals tempers a surprisingly chipper female croon with a cache of vintage gear that’s well documented on their Soundcloud page.
The most disco-influenced in this list, Joel Ford (Ford & Lopatin) debut his new Airbird project at this show.
The first track from the pitch-bending vets behind Medio Mutante.
A bedroom odyssey imagined by one of Switched On’s go-to repair men, Slug Bug serves as the showcase’s ambassador from the weird world of zolo.