Five technology-based music shows at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival

  • Edinburgh Festival Guide
  • 15 July 2013

This article is from 2013

Five technology-based music shows at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish, Adam Page and Robbie Thomson’s Ecstatic Arc

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish
The YouTube-famous duo cut and paste pop songs with video wizardry.
Pleasance Dome, 2–25 Aug.

Adam Page
Vocal gymnastics, with the help of loop pedals and a didgeridoo.
Underbelly, 1–25 Aug.

Digi-Bhang Live
Live Bhangra collides with electronic music in this Asian-Scottish fusion night.
Assembly Rooms, 16 Aug.

Sonica Presents Robbie Thomson’s Ecstatic Arc
A beautiful musical/theatrical installation involving masks and sculptures, recording devices and a sparky Tesla coil.
Summerhall, 2–25 Aug.

Benny Davis: The Human Jukebox
Solo show from the Axis of Awesome star, aided by keyboards, loop pedals and audience requests.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 31 Jul–25 Aug.

Adam Page

  • 3 stars

Adam Page is guaranteed to make a mark on the Edinburgh Fringe as one of the most original shows the festival has seen. Looping vocals, beatboxing and instruments such as sax, guitar, harmony flute, didjeridoo, keyboards, percussion … and his beard, every audience member will feel a part of this interactive feel-good…

Benny Davis: The Human Jukebox

  • 3 stars

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex. The Axis of Awesome's Benny Davis will music at you like mad in his break out solo show! His technical mastery, mind-blowing skills, and patented musical satire, strung together in a showcase of his 'phenomenal talent' (Scotsman). From the street corner to the stage, Benny goes from a lowly…

Digi-Bhang Live

Featuring collaborating artists and musicians from both Asian and Scottish backgrounds, Tigerstyle combine traditional Bhangra influences with electronic elements to bring you a performance of intergalactic future folk fusion with a club night after.

Sonica Presents Robbie Thomson's Ecstatic Arc

An installation created from found materials using sonic-kinetic sculpture, mechanical puppetry and recorded composition.

Cassetteboy v DJ Rubbish

A live audio visual comedy disco from the controversial duo, known for their smash-hit YouTube video, The Bloody Apprentice.

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