Seminal German synth group Tangerine Dream will live on, after the death of founder Edgar Froese, say the surviving band members.
The group will also be working again with Peter Baumann, who was part of Tangerine Dream from 1971-77, as part of the much-loved Baumann, Franke & Froese period.
The group made the announcement in the Tangerine Dream newsletter: Continue reading
This video, via sonicstate, features an interview with synthesist Alessandro Cortini (SONOIO, NIN, Modwheelmood), in his fantastic synth studio. Continue reading
Ford features Detroit techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson in this new promo, which follows Saunderson as he samples sounds at a Ford Assembly Plant. Continue reading
The legacy of Tod Dockstader is the subject of this episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast.
Dockstader died recently, at the age of 82, leaving behind a body of work that he described as ‘organized sound’.
In this podcast, host Darwin Grosse talks with Justin Brierley, who spent a lot of time with Tod Dockstader before his death.
Justin Brierley had been interacting with Dockstader and his daughter Tina for some time, starting with his interest during a stint at school. He subsequently was able to work with Tod’s computer (containing much unreleased material), but perhaps more importantly he was able to spend time with Tod before his death, talking about music and more. Continue reading
Edgar Froese – the creative soul of the influential electronic group Tangerine Dream for the last 48 years – died in January.
Now Froese’s son, Jerome Froese – who was part of the group for more than 15 years – has announced that Tangerine Dream is dead, too.
In a statement on his Facebook page, Jerome Froese makes clear that his father was the soul of Tangerine Dream, and that the group should not carry on without him: Continue reading
Composer Tod Dockstader (1932-2015) died yesterday at the age of 82.
Dockstader was a self-taught musician and he event went so far as to call his work ‘organized sound‘ (like Edgar Varése), to distinguish it as something different than traditional composition. Continue reading
This video, the third in Boiler Room‘s ‘Stay True’ series. visits Warsaw, Poland to look at Polish electronic music pioneers. Continue reading
Sony Classical has announced a new release, Bach To Moog, an album that’s expected to be the first created with Moog Music’s reissued System 55 modular synthesizer. Continue reading