XLR8R (accelerator) magazine covers electronic music in its various popular forms. It focuses on the music, style and art of electronic music culture
Larry Fast recorded under the name Synergy in the 70’s and 80’s and created some influential rock/pop electronica. His album “Electronic Realizations for Rock Orchestra” was released in 1975, and featured staples of 70’s electronica: Moog, Mellotron, Oberheim, and sequencers.
Synthmuseum has information on many classic and not so classic synthesizers. There are also articles on famous synthesizers and synthesists.
EMS calls itself the “Longest Established Synthesizer Manufacturer”. We’re not sure if that’s proper English, but EMS is an English company, so they ought to know. Electronic Music Studios was created in 1969 by Dr. Peter Zinovieff to sell equipment arising from his interests in music applications of computers and electronics. EMS created many products… Read More Electronic Music Studios (EMS)
The Electronic Music Defense & Education Fund is a response to people that think the war on drugs should also be a war on electronic music. The goals of this group are to raise and provide funds for legal assistance to people in the electronic dance music industry who are targeted by law enforcement as… Read More EMDEF
Out of MIT comes a composition and performance instrument for electronic music which tracks the positions of objects on a tabletop surface and converts their motion into music. The Audiopad is being developed by a pair of MIT grad students, James Patten and Ben Recht. It is an application of earlier work they’ve done on… Read More Audiopad – An Experimental Electronic Music Interface
The Propellerheads establish their loop-based retro electronica sound with Decksanddrumsandrockandroll. The album name sums up the sound of this album. It is full of loops, samples, and drum machines, but also manages to rock on many cuts. Decksanddrumsandrockandroll has a spy theme. The cut, “History Repeating”, sung by Shirley Bassey, sounds like it could be… Read More Propellerheads – Decks and drums and rock and roll
TB303.org – This site is a portal site devoted to the Roland TB-303, one of the most important instruments in electronic music over the last twenty years. It has 303 news, and 303 patterns for many types of electronica. See also the Synthtopia review of the Roland TB-303!