Vangelis And The Journey to Ithaka is a new documentary on the Greek composer.
In this brief except from the film, we get a look at the custom set up that Vangelis uses and how he uses it to create improvised symphonic electronic compositions.
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In this video, from Oxygene: Live In Your Living Room, Jean Michel Jarre demonstrates many of the synths that he used in the production of his album Oxygene. Continue reading
German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will play eight 3-D concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall, March 18-21, 2014 to launch the LA Phil’s Minimalist Jukebox Festival. These will be their first L.A. dates since 2005.
They will perform eight of their albums, spread across eight performances.
KRAFTWERK – THE CATALOGUE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 is a chronological exploration of their work. Starting with Autobahn, each performance will cover one of Kraftwerk’s studio albums in full and in order of their release: Continue reading
In this video, synthesist/composer Paul Haslinger (Tangerine Dream, Underworld, Death Race, Crank) shares his thoughs on composing, his approach to sound design and the role that HALion plays in these aspects of his work.
Synth pop pioneer Thomas Dolby faces some stiff competition for an audience at his gig tonight – from BACON BABES & BINGO!
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This video is the official trailer for Elektro Moskva – a new documentary, by Elena Tikhonova and Dominik Spritzendorfer, that looks at electronic music in Russia: Continue reading