The darlings of the last Light Nelson are back for this year's luminary festival - this time with robots.
Electronica trio NEON, who wowed with six sold-out shows at Christ Church Cathedral in 2014, are preparing to take locals on a "philosophical journey" with upcoming performances of their new spectacular NEON ROBOT at Old St. John's.
Keyboardist Paul Hargreaves, an analogue devotee since the heyday of electro-pop pioneers Kraftwerk, says animation and imagination will guide audiences through an audio-visual spectacular of what technology means to mankind.
"With computers, there are boundless opportunities but it's easy to go on and not produce anything.
"It's great to actually see drumsticks flying. There's an element of the dramatic to it.
Full Stuff Article - 1 July 2016