Gary Numan, performing live at the 2013 Mt. Oasis Electronic Music Summit.

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Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit

Gary Numan, Live In Concert

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Singer and composer Gary Numan is firmly considered a pioneer of synth-based electronic music. His dark, brooding songs have often featured a heavy rock influence, with Numan sometimes feeding his synths through guitar pedals in order to create futuristic, industrial sounds. For this special Mountain Oasis set, Numan performed a number of his classic hits, as well as new tracks from his 2013 album, Splinter.

Gary Numan performs live in Asheville, NC on Oct. 25, 2013.

Set List
  • I Am Dust
  • Films
  • The Fall
  • Everything Comes Down To This
  • Here In The Black
  • The Calling
  • Down In The Park
  • Splinter
  • When The Sky Bleeds, He Will Come
  • Lost
  • Cars
  • We're The Unforgiven
  • Love Hurt Bleed
  • My Last Day
  • Metal
  • A Prayer For The Unborn
Credits:

Producers: Saidah Blount, Bob Boilen; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Photos: Adam Kissick

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