Etherwave: Adventures with the Theremin
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Notorious performer Hypnotique tells her personal story about the worlds first electronic instrument (from 1920s Russia) and its influence on music today " including Led Zeppelin, Kraftwerk and Portishead. In this multimedia talk and music performance, expect tall tales of KGB espionage, spooky soundtracks and her encounters with Amazonians, Bob Moog and Simon Cowell. Hypnotique studied the theremin with Lydia Kavina, grand-niece of its inventor Leon Theremin. She has performed with The Heliocentrics, Gong, Dawn of the Replicants and on James Mays 20th Century documentary.