Resynthesis: Synthetic Music Exploration Then and Now
Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building (5 E. 3rd St., Manhattan)
A discussion starting with the recent reissue of Harald Grosskopf’s classic kosmiche album Synthesist from 1980. Speakers include Grosskopf, his bandmate Axel Manrico and project coordinator Matt Werth. Younger musicians inspired by synth sounds from a future long ago include John Elliot (Emeralds), Laurel Halo and Alexis Georgopoulos (ARP). Moderator: Jordan Redaelli (Electric Independence).