Remember 1997, when electronic music was the future? For much of the 14 years since then, those ideas seemed ridiculous. But lately every genre has bands grafting aspects of electronic dance music into their sound.

Remember 1997, when electronic music was the future? For much of the 14 years since then, those ideas seemed ridiculous. But lately every genre has bands grafting aspects of electronic dance music into their sound.

Take Papadosio, a jam band formed in Athens that's now based in Asheville, North Carolina. Their hippie-friendly noodling bleeds electronic and organic sounds into super chill cyborg sounds. After a furious run of festivals, they'll play the Newport this Saturday in support of full-length "Observations."