The Aloft Hotel Musical Playground
Critter & Guitari designs and manufactures musical instruments and video synthesizers. After meeting in school, Critter & Guitari’s founders, Owen Osborn and Chris Kucinski, began playing music together. It wasn’t long before they started building musical instruments too. Their fascination with technology, materials and design led them down different creative avenues: producing interactive sculptures, developing commercial... Read More →
George Langford is one half of the eclectic collage-pop band Javelin. Signed to Luaka Bop, a world music label started by David Byrne, Javelin is known for its high-energy performances, left-field remixes and all over the map catalog. They are Moogfest alums, class of 2010. When not performing with the band, George is a commercial composer, music educator, apple farmer and close cohort of Critter & Guitari.
Christopher Powell (aka Pow Pow, aka PayPow, aka Powserati) is a self-taught rhythm scholar, producer, and beat-maker living in Philadelphia, PA. As a main contributor in the Philadelphia art and sound collective Need New Body, which fused improvisation with popular song structures, Powell began a career of international recording and performance, creating music at the nexus of art and entertainment. Since 1999, he has collaborated... Read More →