Electronic Music for Children and Experimental Adults with DJ Lance Rock & Yo Gabba Gabba!
Bootsy Collins is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassists/singer/bandleader. He formed his first group, the Pacesetters, in 1968. From 1969 to 1971, the group functioned as James Brown’s backup band and was dubbed the J.B.’s. In 1972, Bootsy joined George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. Collins and Clinton soon established a lifelong personal and musical friendship. Collins’ inspired, clever progressions and... Read More →
Lance Robertson is a Los Angeles-based musician, DJ, and actor also known as "DJ Lance Rock" on the award-winning Nick Jr show, Yo Gabba Gabba! He has explored his interest in music (particularly electronic) through an internet radio show, club DJ gigs, and live concerts. Lance is thrilled to have the opportunity to combine his love of music with providing interesting, educational entertainment for children and their families, as he is curating a... Read More →
Mark Mothersbaugh is a founding member and frontman of the popular band DEVO. He has been a prolific visual and musical artist since before the band’s inception, with a diverse body of work that includes albums, soundtracks, drawings, sculptures, photographs, videos, prints, eyewear and rugs. Mothersbaugh created the often-imitated sound of Wes Anderson's beloved films with his scores to Rushmore, Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums and The... Read More →
Do androids dream of analog synths? Combining elements of science fiction, astral jazz, historical fiction, psychedelic hip hop, fantasy, and magic realism with non-Occidental cosmologies in order to critique not only the present-day dilemmas of the other, but also to revise, interrogate, and re-examine the historical events of the past. From the vibrant, frenetic canvases of Jean-Michel Basquiat to the extraterrestrial mythos of... Read More →
21st-century workers require skills that many of today’s graduates don’t have. Enter the STEM Education Plan: a strategy to strengthen Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curricula across America. While industry remains tightly coupled with the STEM subjects, creative and applied arts are not always recognized for their role in catalyzing innovation. Today there is a movement to transform research policy to place Art + Design... Read More →