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Laptronica

Latest update : 2 November 2007.

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  • English definition

    2 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie

    A neologism from ‘laptop computer’ and ‘electronica’, the term gained a certain degree of currency in the 1990s and is of significance due to the use of highly powerful computation being made available to musicians in highly portable form, and therefore in live performance. Many sophisticated forms of sound production, manipulation and organisation (which had hitherto only been available in studios or academic institutions) became available to use in live (...)