All-Access: MUTEK

XLR8R takes an in-depth look at one of electronic music's most forward-thinking festivals to kick off the new XLR8R TV.
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MUTEK is a name that any electronic-music aficionado should be familiar with. Launched over 16 years ago in Montreal, it's a festival that's been unwavering in its mission to showcase innovative and avant-garde electronics and art. This year's edition ran across five non-stop days and nights at Montreal's Musée d'art contemporain (MAC), and various other venues in the heart of the city, with world premieres and performances by Cobblestone Jazz, Atom™ & Robin Fox, Dasha Rush, Mathew Jonson, John Tejada, Music For Lamps, Hiroaki Umeda, and many more. With festivals now in Mexico, Barcelona, and Bogotá, XLR8R ventured to MUTEK's birthplace to profile one of electronic music's most inspiring soirees.