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Nils Frahm

A german composer who drags 9+ keyboards around on tour. His stage was an elaborate set of keyboards, pianos, and soundboards. There were songs he played that included all of them, and he’s the only person on stage. He is the most talented and unique composer that I have seen. His music for this show at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco was a mix of electronic and classical music. He weaved different styles together like a shuttle flying across a loom faster so fast you can only see the beautiful tapestry in its wake. The house was full and the crowd was pressed against the rails to see him dance from keyboard to keyboard. I had a hard time keeping up.

Find him at his website here

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