laptronica

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of laptop and electronica. The term gained a certain degree of currency in the 1990s.

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Noun[edit]

laptronica (uncountable)

  1. (neologism, music, computing) Musical output made with a laptop computer combined with electronic devices, portable enough for live performances.

References[edit]

  • Emmerson, S. (2007), Living Electronic Music, Ashgate, Adlershot.