Holy F*** shies away from modern electronic safeguards, such as laptops and software, but still manages to put out some awesome-sounding electronic music. Perhaps it as to do with this crazy array of keyboards and samplers?
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A "keyboardist" from Holy F*** uses one of many of their old-school techy instruments to make some fun sounds. All of the band's live performances are totally off-the-cuff, and yet it was one of the best shows of the week.
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Er, yeah, so we know this has little to do with music, but it's techy (and funny) nonetheless. We saw this dude wandering everywhere in downtown Austin.
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The band No Age uses quite a collection of peddles to make their unique sounds. Who says music tech has to be modern to be sweet?
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It doesn't get much more old-school than Legos. A sign made of the plastic bricks welcomed visitors to the convention center, and a massive pile of them rested in one corner for all to play with.
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In addition to several drums and an array of keyboards, AA uses a sampler to lay down experimental music with tribal beats.
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A "coloring corner" gave kids and others a place to relax during the show.
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The Austin Convention Center is a lot smaller than the one in Las Vegas, but there's no less schlepping around, as the venues fan out around downtown.
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