The side project of Eleventyseven's Matthew Langston is picking up steam
Posted: February 06, 2014, 5:00 PM | Category:General Artist Tags: The Jellyrox Source: Marcus Hathcock, NRT
A year after releasing the WE LOVE AWARDS-nominated EP of the Year, Embellish, The Jellyrox is keeping busy with a high-profile electronic music conference and a new album.
The one-man band—a side project of Eleventyseven frontman Matthew Langston—has landed a slot performing at Moogfest. According to the event's website, Moogfest is an international, five-day event in Asheville, N.C. dedicated to "the synthesis of technology, art and music."
Langston, a North Carolina resident himself, will perform alongside Pet Shop Boys, M.I.A. and Kraftwerk, among others. The festival "honors the inventiveness of Bob Moog and the legacy of the analog synth with an experimental line up of daytime conference programming and landmark nightly performances" from April 23-27, according to Moogfest's site.
In other news, Langston revealed on Feb. 3 via Twitter that a new Jellyrox record is "in the works," and last month said he was "song-swapping a track with a band who is to remain secret, for now…"