New Version Of Daphne Oram Book, An Individual Note, Planned

The Daphne Oram Trust has launched a Kickstarter project to fund a new printing of electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram’s 1972 book on ‘music sound and electronics’, An Individual Note. The book offers a look at the technology and ideas behind creating electronic music, from the perspective of a mid-century electronica pioneer. “We will be entering a strange… Read More New Version Of Daphne Oram Book, An Individual Note, Planned

After 40 Years, You Can Hear Daphne Oram’s Lost Mini-Oramics Synthesizer

In the 1960’s, electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram, above, the first Director of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, created a unique synthesizer, the Oramics Machine. The Oramics Machine was a huge device, which moved film strips past a series of photo-electric cells. The Machine translated the graphics drawn on the film into control voltages that modulated the amplitude, timbre, frequency and duration… Read More After 40 Years, You Can Hear Daphne Oram’s Lost Mini-Oramics Synthesizer

BBC Radiophonic Album Reissue Announced

Light in the Attic records has announced that it is reissuing a vintage collection of work by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The 1979 collection BBC Radiophonic Workshop: 21 will be reissued on June 24th. Here’s what they have to say about the album:

BBC Recreates Sounds Of Radiophonic Workshop With HTML Audio

The BBC has published some online demonstrations that recreate the sounds of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop using the Web Audio API: Explore the BBC sound of the 1960s with our 4 demos of Radiophonic equipment, built with the new Web Audio API standard. Each demo comes with commented code, so you can learn how to build your… Read More BBC Recreates Sounds Of Radiophonic Workshop With HTML Audio