Five technology-based music shows at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival

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

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This article is from 2013.

Five technology-based music shows at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival

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.

This article is from 2013.

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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