The 27th Annual Grammy Awards, held thirty years ago, on Feb 26, 1985, featured an all-synth performance by the epic lineup of Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby, and relative newcomer Howard Jones. The performance has been described as “The most ’80s thing that ever happened. Ever.”
Inventor Ray Kurzweil will receive the 2015 Technical Grammy Award Sunday, Feb 8th, for his work in the field of music technology. The Technical Grammy Award is a Special Merit Award presented by vote of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Trustees, for contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. Kurzweil is… Read More Ray Kurzweil Awarded Technical Grammy Award
Synth designer Peter Vogel, creator of the groundbreaking Fairlight CMI synthesizer, is featured in a new article in Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald. Along with the print article, there is also a short video, embedded below, about the Fairlight and its influence on popular music since its debut in 1979. Keep an eye out for the clip… Read More Peter Vogel – ‘The Man Who Revolutionised Music’
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Stevie Wonder dropped by the 2012 NAMM Show on Sunday. And what did Stevie Wonder do? He did what any other synth freak would do – he checked out the synths!
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