Moogfest

Interviews

How Michael Stipe's Moogfest Multimedia Installation Came to Life

It's an audiovisual piece that features late Athens artist Jeremy Ayers and a piece of music by Stipe that is his first solo composition released to date.
Larry Fitzmaurice
5.15.17
Noisey News

Suzanne Ciani Is the Winner of the 2017 Moog Innovation Award

The composer and synthesizer pioneer is the first woman to receive the distinction.
Kyle Kramer
5.15.17
Festivals 2017

Michael Stipe to Unveil Rare Audio-Visual Installation at Moogfest

The former R.E.M. frontman is busy creating something special ahead of the ever-inventive festival this May.
Noisey Staff
3.14.17
festivals 2016

What's It Like to Be the Sound Guys at the Longest and Headiest Sound Experiments of Moogfest?

Moogfest hosted a daily series of four hour performances called Durational Sound Installations, and somebody had to do sound the whole dang time.
Kyle Kramer
5.24.16
festivals 2016

Seven Sets at Moogfest 2016 That Expanded Our Consciousness into New Realms

For every act at the Durham festival that you could lose your mind dancing to, there was something seriously cerebral to sit around and contemplate.
Kyle Kramer
5.23.16
festivals 2016

The Nerdiest T-Shirts I Saw at Moogfest 2016, Listed

Moogfest isn't just a music festival. It's Nerdvana, and people came dressed for the occasion.
Kyle Kramer
5.23.16
festivals 2016

Watching Grouper Made Me Fall Asleep Three Times and Discover the Meaning of Life in the Process

Grouper's Moogfest set made the case for her as both a musical icon and an artist concerned with the radical act of considered living.
Kyle Kramer
5.21.16
festivals 2016

A Rave-Inspired Art Project Is Breaking Down Gender at a North Carolina Music Festival

Body Scrub, Gender, an installation at Moogfest, shows that gender is not binary—it’s a floating point number.
Allie Volpe
5.20.16
Festivals 2015

What Your Favorite Music Festival Says About You

The music festival you choose to attend says a lot about you as a person.
Noisey Staff
4.9.15
Premieres

Publicist's Live Rendition of "Slave" Is Dark Disco Dungeon Music

Totally inappropriate for the AM—which means you should dive straight in.
Kim Taylor Bennett
9.18.14
Premieres

ADULT. Perform "Heartbreak" Live and it Sounds Like Angry-Sad Robots

The Detroit duo are ice cold. In a good way.
Kim Taylor Bennett
9.10.14
Premieres

Escort Get Moog-Nerdy in This Live Performance of "Why Oh Why"

Is it Friday yet?
Kim Taylor Bennett
9.3.14