|Photo by Timothy Saccenti|
Trippy visuals and live music go together like drugs and rock & roll -- or BPMs and EDM.
In the beginning (the '60s, when else?), there were Ken Kesey's Acid Tests featuring San Francisco's Grateful Dead and full-on psychedelic film projections splashed across the walls like shamanistic flower-power visions. Meanwhile, on the East Coast, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, with more than a little help from Andy Warhol, debuted their own distinctly NYC brand of multimedia spectacle, complete with black turtlenecks and the Exploding Plastic Inevitable.
Fast-forward to the digital age and Daniel Lopatin, composer and founding member of Oneohtrix Point Never, is sure to distinguish his live show from this vast, video-saturated recent history of the concert.More »