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When Machines Rock Keynote Interview: Gary Numan

March 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm


Join us for a conversation with Gary Numan, a pioneer of electronic popular music, with hit singles “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” and “Cars.” Numan is also the recipient of the Ivor Novello Inspiration Award.

Judith Peraino, professor of music at Cornell, is conducting the interview and moderating the discussion.

This keynote is part of When Machines Rock: A Celebration of Robert Moog and Electronic Music, March 5 to 7, featuring panels and performances by a wide array of electronic music artists, including singer-songwriter, beat-maker, and producer Suzi Analogue; and electronic music composers David Borden, Herb Deutsch, and Suzanne Ciani.

Other events include an opening reception for the Cornell University Library exhibit Electrifying Music: The Life and Legacy of Robert Moog, a DIY synth-building workshop, a concert by Cornell’s Electroacoustic Music Center, and shows at the Haunt by the punk-inspired electronic group ADULT and Suzi Analogue.

View the complete event listings in Cornell’s events calendar:


March 6
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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Cornell Music Department


Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University
232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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