This video, via mylarmelodies, captures a discussion by Tom Whitwell (Music Thing Modular) on The History Of Synthesizers.
The soundtrack is an interesting look at what might have been – including a Tomita-style take on Richard Wagner’s Ride Of The Valkyries.… Read More The Lost Synth Score To Apocalypse Now
Dave Bristow and Gary Leuenberger programmed the original DX7 factory patches – a task that quadrupled in size, shortly before the keyboard went into production. … Read More The Story Of The Yamaha DX7 Presets
“I’ve just completed work on a poster with every production synth released between the 1960’s and the 1990s,” explains Freke. “That’s about 275 of them! All hand drawn and arranged in chronological order.”… Read More New Poster Shows The Evolution Of Synthesizers
The BBC shared this 1976 video, which features Roger Limb, of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, demonstrating how electronic music was made for TV and radio. … Read More Inside The Radiophonic Workshop In 1976
Do Androids Dream Of Electronic Beats looks at Blade Runner, its iconic score by Vangelis and its influence for the last 35 years. … Read More Blade Runner: Do Androids Dream Of Electronic Beats?
Revolution Of Sound: Tangerine Dream is a new documentary that looks at the work and legacy of electronic music pioneers Tangerine Dream. The film, by Margarete Kreuzer, debuts Sept 7, 2017. Scheduled screens are listed at the RealFiction site.
Bernstein’s program explores Bach, “switched on, turned on, rocked, rolled, shaken & baked”. … Read More Leonard Bernstein Introduces The Moog Modular Synthesizer In 1969