French composer Pierre Henry, who helped pioneer the musique concrète genre of electronic music, has died at the age of 89.… Read More Pierre Henry Dead At 89
Oliveros (May 30, 1932 – November 25, 2016) was founder of the Deep Listening Institute and had a 50+ year contemporary music career, focused on exploring new ways of listening to sound. … Read More ‘Deep Listening’ Pioneer Pauline Oliveros Dead At 84
Perrey (January 20, 1929 – November 4, 2016) is best known for bringing the technology and sounds of experimental electronic music to pop and infusing his music with a sense of humor. … Read More Electronic Pop Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey Has Died
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