While much of minimalist composer Terry Riley‘s work has been electronic, his seminal In C is for any number of people and any instruments.
In C Mali, described as ‘the first African version of Riley’s minimalist classic’, was recorded in Bamako, Mali in October 2013. This new version features artists from Bamako & western guests (Brian Eno, Damon Albarn and others) led by conductor Andre de Ridder. Continue reading
The latest installment of the Preservation Sound video series, A Single Tool Cuts A Clear Path, takes a look at Mates of State – and at how an unplanned encounter with an unusual instrument can provide direction for a vibrant and idiosyncratic body of musical work.
Director Chuck Przybyl’s Box Of Sound is a short documentary, embedded above, that explores the work of Chicago audio technician and circuit bender Antoine Kattar. Continue reading
It looks like the new documentary on electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani – A Life in Waves, is on. The Kickstarter project to fund production has passed its funding target, with several days to go. Continue reading
Editor Bradford Thomason let us know about a new documentary that he’s working on about electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani.
Suzanne Ciani: A Life in Waves is an upcoming feature-length documentary film that explores Ciani’s life and work.
If you watched television, went to the movies or listened to the radio in the 80s and 90s, you’ve heard Suzanne Ciani’s work, whether you knew it or not. Continue reading
Sabroso! A Road Trip to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast – is a new mini-documentary that takes a look the electronic music scene of Colombia and how the area’s musical heritage has shaped its contemporary music scene – a blend of traditional influences and modern sounds.
The documentary highlights the music and producers featured in its latest Maschine Expansion Pack, Caribbean Current. Continue reading
You Know Films today released this trailer for 808 – an upcoming documentary on the classic Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer drum machine: Continue reading
Justin H Brierley has launched a Kickstarter project to help raise funds to produce a documentary on electronic music pioneer Tod Dockstader.
Dockstader is a composer, film maker, cartoonist, writer and, now, an Alzheimer’s patient. Continue reading