Andrew W.K. to Electrocute David Blaine with Keyboard

Theh illusionist will spend three days in a million-volt Tesla Coil

Andrew W.K. David Blaine Electrified keyboard
Andrew W.K. and David Blaine get "Electrified"
Chris Martins WRITTEN BY
Chris Martins

Andrew W.K. is nothing if not amped and, as evidenced by his My Little Pony moment last weekend, he's always up for weirdness. On Sunday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. he will be joining another bona fide stranegoid and consumate showman, David Blaine, at New York's Pier 54 in order to blast the illusionist with one million volts of electricity via a supercharged keyboard solo.

As the Los Angeles Times reports, this dangerous duet is the centerpiece of Blaine's Electrified show, in which he'll spend three days and nights imprisoned in a massive, seven-orb Tesla Coil that fans (or foes) around the world will be able to control at designated "Intel-inspired" Dell Ultrabook stations. Electrified kicks off today and will be streaming via YouTube.

Said W.K. via statement: "This is absolutely a once in a lifetime musical experience and probably the most dangerous musical instrument ever created! I'm absolutely electrified and terrified by the opportunity to play a keyboard solo with so much energy, and to use this incredibly powerful device to send a musical surge through David's brain!"

Unsurprisingly, this is not W.K.'s first brush with intense currents.

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