Call For Submissions For Raymond Scott Tribute Project

Aural Films has announced a call for submissions, asking audio and video artists from around the world to create their very own tribute to Raymond Scott and the many great things that were brought to life by Manhattan Research Inc. Raymond Scott wore many hats – composer, bandleader, arranger, engineer, orchestra conductor, inventor and electronic music pioneer.… Read More Call For Submissions For Raymond Scott Tribute Project

Raymond Scott’s ‘Soothing Sounds For Baby’ Series Reissued On Vinyl

Basta Music has announced a vinyl reissue of Raymond Scott’s Soothing Sounds for Baby series of electronic music albums. The unusual three-album set, originally released in 1964, targets three age groups: Volume 1 is 1 to 6 months; Volume 2 is 6 to 12 months; and Volume 3 is 12 to 18. While we’re not sure… Read More Raymond Scott’s ‘Soothing Sounds For Baby’ Series Reissued On Vinyl

Deconstructing Dad – The Music, Machines & Mystery Of Raymond Scott Gets Deluxe Edition

Director Stan Warnow has released his expanded Deluxe Edition of his award-winning documentary on his father, bandleader, composer and electronic music pioneer Raymond Scott. The Deluxe Edition of Deconstructing Dad – The Music, Machines & Mystery Of Raymond Scott includes all the content from the original release, plus: A progress report on the Electronium restoration going on… Read More Deconstructing Dad – The Music, Machines & Mystery Of Raymond Scott Gets Deluxe Edition

Raymond Scott’s Motown Electronium

Producer Jeff E. Winner shared this video with us, one of the bonus scenes on Stan Warnow’s Deconstructing Dad DVD. In the video, WInner & Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO check out Raymond Scott’s Motown Electronium, a unique early electronic music device. Deconstructing Dad is a documentary that looks at the life and work of electronic music pioneer Raymond Scott.

Raymond Scott Documentary, Deconstructing Dad, Starts Theatrical Run In NYC

Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott starts a limited theatrical run in New York City today, running through July 19th. Deconstructing Dad is a documentary exploration of the life and work of American composer, bandleader, inventor, and electronic music pioneer Raymond Scott (1908-1994). The film is presented from a unique perspective – the filmmaker is his… Read More Raymond Scott Documentary, Deconstructing Dad, Starts Theatrical Run In NYC

Mark Mothersbaugh And The Electronium

Saturday Synth Porn: Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh at Raymond Scott’s Electronium. The photo captures Mothersbaugh at the Electronium, in Raymond Scott’s guesthouse in Van Nuys, CA, in 1993. There are multiple layers of music history captured in the photo. The large electronic instrument is Raymond Scott’s Electronium – an early sequencer + synthesizer combination, designed by… Read More Mark Mothersbaugh And The Electronium