Acid house progenitors Phuture have announced that founder Earl Smith Jr., aka DJ Spank Spank, has died.… Read More Earl ‘DJ Spank Spank’ Smith Of Phuture Has Died
Instrument design pioneer Don Buchla has died at the age of 79. … Read More Don Buchla Has Died At 79
Ray Wilson, the synth DIY guru behind Music From Outer Space, has died.… Read More Ray Wilson Of Music From Outer Space Has Died
Master funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell (Parliament/Funkadelic, Talking Heads, The Bernie Worrell Orchestra) died yesterday at the age of 72.
Professor David Wessel, Director of the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) at the University of California at Berkeley, passed away on October 13, 2014, at the age of 73. Wessel was a musician, composer and mentor to many electronic and computer musicians. He was also known to some as “The Patron Saint… Read More Professor David Wessel Has Died
Warp Records reports that UK producer Mark Bell has died: It’s with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Mark Bell of LFO who died last week from complications after an operation. Mark’s family & friends request privacy at this difficult time.
Moog Behind the Iron Curtain – Interview & performance with Thomas Kurzhals was uploaded by: MoogMusicInc
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Radio Facts reports that jazz fusion pioneer George Duke has died, at age 67. George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an innovative keyboard player, composer, arranger, producer and a favorite of keyboardists for decades. He recorded 30+ solo albums and is well-known for his work with Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa, Billy… Read More Jazz Fusion Pioneer George Duke Dead At 67