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Though best known as the leader of the now-defunct LCD Soundsystem, James Murphy has been active in various roles pre-dating, throughout and beyond the Grammy-nominated LCD’s existence. Long a fixture of the downtown NYC music scene, Mr. Murphy co-founded the DFA label, which released the LCD Soundsystem catalogue and...

DJ Windows98 is the solo DJ project from Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler. Butler’s alter-ego first appeared at after parties during Arcade Fire’s last tour and has expanded to a standalone act over the past few months. What is clear, though, is that Butler’s...

Working with and without his Mercury Music Prize-winning group the xx, Jamie xx established himself as a forward-thinking beatmaker and producer. Born Jamie Smith in Putney, London, he began his musical career playing the drums, but after realizing he couldn’t use his innovation skills on...

The music recorded by Ernest Greene as Washed Out has been nothing if not dreamy, but for his second full-length, he’s taken the idea of letting your mind wander to another state a huge leap further. On Paracosm, due out Aug. 13 on Sub Pop,...

Holly Herndon is an artist currently based in San Francisco. She was recently announced a candidate for doctoral study in Electronic Music at Stanford University, and received her MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media at Mills College under the guidance of John Bischoff, James Fei,...

For a percussionist and composer as energetic, inquisitive and versatile as Glenn Kotche, it’s his sense of balance-his ability to thrive in different and seemingly disparate worlds—that really makes him stand out as a musician. Since 2001, Kotche has been the rhythmic anchor in Wilco, one...

Clark’s music is generally considered to fall under the genre of electronic music, although Clark himself finds this label ambiguous and describes Turning Dragon as a “techno album”. He often experiments with forms of degradation, distortion and decay associated with different mediums, employing techniques such...

Nosaj Thing (born Jason Chung) is an American electronic musician based in Los Angeles, California. He was involved in music at a young age and hip hop has had a profound influence on his music. At the age of 12, he learned the basics of...

For his Carpark debut, Skylar Spence takes a step away from the more genre-shuffling styles of his Internet releases to focus his skills on high-power pop. The title track of the “Fiona Coyne” 7-inch is an uplifting tribute to fantastical romance and the joyous dreams...

A decade of punk in Washington, DC (1980-1990) Director: Scott Crawford Cast: Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, Dave Grohl, Thurston Moore Length: 90 Minutes “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)” is a documentary film that examines the early DIY punk scene in the Nation’s Capital. It...

Director: James Alexander Warren Cast: David Aaron Baker, Thom Shelton, Jamie Granato, Arrmon Abedikichi, Amye Gousset, Chasity Williams and Akua Carson. Length: 62 Minutes A series of four short comedies about three junkyard workers, a hyperactive alcoholic, a priest throwing a dinner party, an amateur filmmaker and the...

Director: Craig Zobel Cast: Luke Grimes, Owen Campbell Length: 14 Minutes Two southern Ohio boys dream of moving to California, so they raise money stealing pharmaceutical speed. (Backed with the music of Fat Possum Records)...

Directors: Émilie Richard-Froozan & Rémy Bennett Cast: Rémy Bennett & Evan Louison Length: 94 Minutes A psycho-sexual romance featuring Patrick and Pernilla, mutually obsessed soul mates clinging to childhood secrets. Closer to twins separated at birth than friends or lovers, they express love through sexual games of jealousy...

Director: Will Goss Length: 111 Minutes Conspiracy. Terror. Boston Dean, an impressionable university student, has gotten entangled with a revolutionary terrorist organization, which plans to assassinate a high government official with a time bomb. The twist: the high government official happens to be Boston’s father, and that...

Director: Michael Tyburski Length: 27 minutes Brooklyn Farmer explores the unique challenges facing Brooklyn Grange, a group of urban farmers who endeavor to run a commercially viable farm within the landscape of New York City. As their growing operation expands to a second roof, the team confronts...

Director: Ben Nabors Length: 136 minutes William Kamkwamba, a young Malawian, builds a power-generating windmill from junk parts to rescue his family from famine, transforming his life and catapulting him on to the the world stage. His fame and success lead him to new opportunities and...

Director: Michael Tyburski Cast: Joel Nagle & Kathleen Wise Length: 17 Minutes A successful house tuner provides clients with a unique form of therapy that examines subtle details in their living spaces. Winner – Short Film Special Jury Award for Acting – Sundance Film Festival...

Director: Andrew Ohanesian Length: 44 Minutes Andrew Ohanesian is an emerging artist who is stressing, strategizing, sighing, and just plain soldiering on in the weeks leading up to the biggest show of his career. In order to execute this ambitious new work, an experiential installation titled “The...

Thomas E. Potok is the founder and leader of the Computation Data Analytics Group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The CDA group was formed in 2000, and currently has 30 research staff and an annual budget of $10M. He is also a joint faculty...

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin is Director and inventor of the one-of-a-kind Allosphere Research Facility at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she is also Professor of Media Arts and Technology and Professor of Music. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin is a composer and researcher in multi-modal media systems,...

Gunnar Berger is the Chief Technology Officer for Citrix’s Desktop and Applications group. Previously Berger was a Research Director at Gartner working in the Technical Professionals research team. He covered server and client virtualization and private/public delivered desktops (DaaS). At Gartner, Mr. Berger spent considerable...

Jeff Small is Technology Director at the Atlanta office of Huge, a Brooklyn based firm specializing in design, marketing, strategy, and technology services to Fortune 100 companies. Huge’s services include strategy, analytics, research, visual and interactive design, technology, interactive marketing, social engagement and audience monetization. At...

Dr. Samantha Joye is the Athletic Association Professor in Arts and Sciences in the Department of Marine Sciences in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and Director of ECOGIG (Ecosystem Impacts of Oil & Gas Inputs to the Gulf), a research consortium studying the...

Annelie Berner is a data artist and technologist with New, Inc., an Art, Design and Tech Incubator headed by the New Museum. She is interested in how we understand, think about, and interact with our digital worlds, especially as these relate to how we compartmentalize information across...

“Komplex 28 GTA” is a storytelling experience integrating the urban architecture of downtown Athens. The city is a book whose story is uncovered by smartphone. The Burroughs-esque and ironic narrative about power and control takes about 5 hours to fully discover, while walking through downtown...

Andy Thomas began his career creating UV murals for the 1990’s rave scene. His love of electronic music and all things digital led him to computer art and graphic design. Recently, his work has explored a fusion of nature and technology, with 3D composited photos of...

Since winning the SAT’s Bourse Euterke (Montreal) contest as an emerging VJ in 2011, audiovisual artist and vj Hugues Clémenthas further refined his very singular, dichotomy-dismantling approach through performances at MUTEK (CA), Igloofest (CA), Circle of light/Moscow light festival (RU), FICFA/Moncton (CA), LPM (Eindhoven (NL) edition) and showcased...

Artist team Relay transforms a dumpster into a giant analog synthesizers and drum machine.  Lit by strobing LEDs, the cartoonishly large walk-in synth is operable by several people at once.  Relay is a team of musicians and artists based in Athens, GA, delving into a new medium of...

Shannon Novak is an artist based in Auckland, New Zealand. He works in painting, sculpture, and installation, with a focus on using geometric forms to explore his deep and abiding interest in the interrelationships between sound, colour, form, time, space, and social context. He completed a residency...

Brad Tober, an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is a designer, educator, and researcher whose work explores the potential of emerging code-based and interactive visual communication technologies, with the objective of developing applications of them to design practice...

Known broadly for his interactive installations, Zane Cochran pushes the boundaries of technology and art. His immersive digitally-augmented environments, such at the BitDome and Scatterfield, envelope visitors as they step into worlds scattered with sensors and lights, allowing each person to create their own reality. Presently, Cochran...

Jody Zellen is a Los Angeles based artist who works in many media simultaneously making interactive installations, mobile apps, net art, animations, drawings, paintings, photographs, public art, and artists’ books. She employs media-generated representations as raw material for aesthetic and social investigations....

Kyle McDonald is an artist who works in the open with code. He is a contributor to arts-engineering toolkits like openFrameworks, and spends a significant amount of time building tools that allow artists to use new algorithms in creative ways. His work is very process-oriented, and he has made...

Q&A with Glenn Kotche by Dan Mistich photo by Matt Lief Anderson Known best for his intrepid drum and percussion work in the rock band Wilco, composer Glenn Kotche is no stranger to festival circuits featuring eclectic lineups. Before his appearance at Slingshot this past March,...

International acts at Slingshot by Dan Mistich Since its inception, the Slingshot Festival has been committed to showcasing talent from far corners of the globe, emphasizing a nexus between local, national, and international acts. This year’s festival is no exception and draws attention to artists that are...

Glenn Kotche/Holly Herndon (Friday night at the 40 Watt) by Dan Mistich This year’s installment of Slingshot features a host of performers who have built a reputation for composing works incongruent with the formal expectations of modern pop music. Instead, these performers have begun composing works that...

Nature re-imagined through the eye (or ear) of technology. Guided by birdsong recordings, Andy Thomas creates “audio lifeforms” that merge photography with 3D generative animations. His work has taken him from Laos to Tasmania to Borneo…and the result? A captivating fusion of the organic and...

Athens, Georgia quartet Reptar — who mix new wave-era sensibilities with modern rock/pop instrumentation — will come roaring back at Slingshot with their second LP, Lurid Glow. Don’t miss their official album release party going down on 3/27 at The Georgia Theater! Single show tickets...

Buttercup Bill is a psycho-sexual romance featuring Patrick and Pernilla, mutually obsessed soul mates clinging to childhood secrets. Closer to twins separated at birth than friends or lovers, they express love through sexual games of jealousy and subversion, seeking escape from a reality they believe...

7:30pm Thursday, March 31st @ Georgia Theatre...

11pm Friday, April 1st @ Georgia Theatre Rooftop...

1pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Creature Comforts...

2pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Creature Comforts...

9pm Friday, April 1st @ 40 Watt...

4pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Creature Comforts...

11pm Thursday, March 31st @ 40 Watt...

9pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Flicker...

11pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Caledonia...

12am Saturday, April 2nd @ Caledonia...

10pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Livewire...

1:15am Saturday, April 2nd @ Go Bar...

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11pm Saturday, April 2nd @ Go Bar...

12:30am Saturday, April 2nd @ Go Bar...

12:30am Friday, April 1st @ Go Bar...

11:45 Friday, April 1st @ Go Bar...

11pm Friday, April 1st @ Go Bar...

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