cornell moog When Machines Rock
From March 5 to 7, Cornell University presents a three-day celebration of Robert Moog PhD ’65 and his pioneering invention of the Moog synthesizer, which electrified music and sparked a revolution in sound.

When Machines Rock: A Celebration of Robert Moog and Electronic Music features panels and performances by a wide array of electronic music artists, including renowned synthpop and electro-industrial artist Gary Numan (March 6); singer-songwriter, beat-maker, and producer Suzi Analogue (March 7); and electronic music composers David Borden (March 5), Herb Deutsch (March 7), and Suzanne Ciani (March 7).

Other events include an opening reception for the Cornell University Library exhibition Electrifying Music: The Life and Legacy of Robert Moog (March 6), a DIY synth-building workshop (March 7), a concert by Cornell’s Electroacoustic Music Center (March 5), and shows at the Haunt by the punk-inspired electronic group ADULT (March 6) and Suzi Analogue (March 7).

During the Midday Music in Lincoln presentation on Thursday, March 5 at 12:30 pm in Lincoln B20, department chair Roger Moseley discusses the festival.