New Music From Giorgio Moroder

giorgio-moroder-themeElectronic 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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Bruce Haack On Mr Rogers Neighborhood, Blowing Children’s Minds

Pioneering electronic musician Bruce Haack visited Mr Rogers Neighborhood on May 22, 1968, blowing minds of children everywhere.

Watch closely, and you’ll see that Haack demonstrates a wide range of electronic music techniques that a lot of musicians would consider experimental today, close to 50 years later. Haack’s techniques included circuit bending, found instruments, experimental instrument interfaces, skin conductance music controllers, gestural controllers and more.  Continue reading

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 own audio applications.

The demos include simulations of the Workshop’s gunfire effects, the ‘Wobbulator’, tape loops & a ring modulator.

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