Velvet Underground’s John Cale and Liam Young Take Off with New Drone Rock Orchestra in London

As C Net states, the technological program includes a score of drones adorned with feathers, fringy rubbers balls and a 4,000 fake-nail disco suit flew over the heads of hundreds of patrons at London’s Barbican theater.

And if the sound of drones couldn’t be more menacing, thus, the latest from the arts project could be a sample of the ever-changing landscape of music.

Eighty minutes of modern marvels buzzing high and above an onlooking audience, Cale described the project as “a collaboration between airborne architecture and music.”

Producer Keri Elmsly also described the show to be like “a military operation.”

Fittingly, the sound of drones, as Liam Young said, is normally associated with terror — often attributed to paranoia and warfare. But repurposing the sound of “the buzz” in fact plays into the aim of the concert.

But don’t take our word for it.

The Creators Project, (lucky for us, a collaboration between Intel and Vice magazine) has concocted a new 10-minute mini-documentary about the mechanic concerto.

So without further ado, get schooled on the latest collaboration below.

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