Nerdy Show | Episode 171 :: Moogfest Bound with YACHT & Omni’s Claire Evans

Episode 171 :: Moogfest Bound with YACHT & Omni’s Claire Evans

Posted by NerdyShow on March 25, 2014

Sci-tech, sci-fi, and synths collide as our Moogfest interview series continues!

Moogfest is a festival focused around electronic music with symposiums on futurism, art, and technology (April 23rd-27th, in Asheville, NC) and leading up to it, Nerdy Show is speaking with some of the incredible talent that’s been culled for this year’s event. In this episode, Cap and Jon talk with renaissance woman, Claire Evans – performer in the band YACHT, and Editor At-Large of Omni Reboot, the digital reincarnation of the legendary science and science fiction magazine, Omni.

She’s not only performing at Moogfest, she’s putting on a panel called “Xenomusic: Science Fiction and the Synthesized Sound” where artists, musicians, and scientists will muse on what music will sound like in the future and what it might sound like on other worlds.  Join us as we tiptoe the thin line between possible futures and the future present, discuss bringing Omni back from the dead, Philip K. Dick, what’s new with YACHT, growing up with computers, genetically engineering bacteria, and a slew of sciency subjects.

Episode 171 :: Moogfest Bound with YACHT & Omni’s Claire Evans [ 1:05:04 | 89.87 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Tracks:

Plastic Soul :: YACHT

Monsters of the Cosmos :: Symphony of Science

 

Nerdy Show RPG Links:

The RPG $upport Drive

Our RPG character pitches

Read Jon’s Mass Effect character pitch

The other Mass Effect character pitches

 

Links:

Omni Reboot

Read every Omni Magazine

Pre-order The Art of Omni

Watch a clip from Omni: The New Frontier

Claire’s articles on Motherboard

Claire’s original article on Omni

Buy Claire’s book of essays High Frontiers

King Britt

Read Alan Moore’s Green Lantern stories

The Age of Spiritual Machines by Ray Kurzweil

Read about BBC America’s Real History of Science Fiction

The Real History of Science Fiction website

Read Ubik by Philip K. Dick

HUVr’s fake hoverboard commercial

Self-lacing shoes for 2015

Engineered E. Coli

Learn more about Moogfest

Our Moogfest episode with Futurama‘s David X. Cohen

Our coverage of Moogfest in previous years 2010 |2011

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