The University is also launching a series of workshops in Derbyshire’s name to try to inspire young people to pursue maths and music.… Read More Electronic Music Pioneer Delia Derbyshire Awarded Posthumous PhD
The latest episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast features composer and synthesist Morton Subotnick. … Read More Morton Subotnick On Art + Music + Technology
For some reason, the Kaleidophon never made it into production…..… Read More Introducing The Kaleidophon – “The Mixed Marriage Between A Violin And A Plastic Drainpipe”
This video captures pioneering composer Morton Subotnick performing a new collaboration with Berlin-based video artist, Lillevan.… Read More Morton Subotnick & Lillevan
Electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre has announced Oxygene 3 – a return to his roots, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Oxygene. … Read More Jean-Michel Jarre Announces Oxygene 3, Oxygene Trilogy Box Set
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