Electronic dance music pioneer Giorgio Moroder – who’s still showing people how it’s done at age 74 – has released a new track, Giorgio’s Theme.
The track is being released as a free download as part of Adult Swim’s 2014 summer singles program, which will be releasing one free digital single per week through September 22.
You can listen to the track via the embed below. It is available as a free download (.zip mp3) via the Adult Swim site.
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The Evolution Of Electronic Dance Music, edited by Create Digital Music’s Peter Kirn, is a book that looks at the history of electronic dance music, through interviews with a variety of artists that helped define it.
The book is largely compiled from interviews published over the last 30 years, in Keyboard and Remix magazines. The artists interviewed are a ‘who’s who’ of electronic music: Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode, Juan Atkins, The Orb, Aphex Twin, Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, BT, The Crystal Method and many others.
Because of the age of many of the interviews, they offer a vintage perspective. So, while some of the discussion is dated, it also often offers a contemporary perspective from the artists, early in their careers. Continue reading
If you’ve ever wondered how modern electronic dance music works, The Axis of Awesome do a pretty good job of explaining it, while skewering it, with their video for In The Club Tonight.
via John Bowen