A formidable, diverse line-up of musical performers at this year's edition of Moogfest – which took place in the "Research Triangle" of Durham, North Carolina, over three days from May 19th through 21st – was nothing to scoff at, as it explored a nexus of adventurous sounds and accessible ideas. As Chris Weingarten notes in his recap, the most "now" music at the fest was the "digital-based, sculptural, sound-stretching mutant techno of Rabit, Tim Hecker, Ben Frost and Oneohtrix Point Never. Also, performances by Grimes, GZA, Laurie Anderson, Gary Numan, Blood Orange were also highlights. As Weingarten notes, popular kids show Yo Gabba Gabba! invited "both adults and children to experiment with new sounds," but it was "more like TED Talks Jr. inserted into a cascade of technical nightmares." Check out more exclusive photos of the convergence of musicians, scientists, futurists, relentlessly optimistic tech types that may prognosticate the future of music.