Synth design pioneer Tom Oberheim is 80 today.
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
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
At Moogfest 2016, held May 19-22, 2016 in Durham, NC, Gary Numan and his band performed three shows, to standing-room-only audiences. In his Thursday-Saturday night residency at Moogfest, Numan featured one of his classic albums each night: Replicas, The Pleasure Principle, and Telekon.
The producers of Electronic Voyager, an upcoming documentary about Bob Moog, shared this video interview with synth pioneer Herb Deutsch.
There’s a cool image of synth pioneer Bob Moog in Google Maps Street View – a mural at 170 Broadway, in Asheville, North Carolina.
Jean-Michel Jarre has released a sneak preview of his collaboration with fellow synth pioneer Vince Clarke, Automatic.
Ford features Detroit techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson in this new promo, which follows Saunderson as he samples sounds at a Ford Assembly Plant.