Cheap used organs can work great for pads with thoughtful use of effects:… Read More How To Make A $20 Craigslist Organ Sound Awesome
“Mythology, science and space exploration are subjects that have fascinated me since my early childhood,” notes Vangelis. “And they were always connected somehow with the music I write.”… Read More Vangelis Rosetta Album Preview
Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been selected to compose the score to the upcoming sequel to Blade Runner.… Read More Blade Runner Sequel To Be Scored By Jóhann Jóhannsson
Seventies-tastic psychedelic music action from Vangelis. … Read More Rare Seventies-tastic Psychedelic Vangelis Music Video
We have not seen an official announcement on this yet, but it looks like a new album from pioneering synthesist Vangelis is on the way. The new Vangelis album, Rosetta, is showing up in several online stores as scheduled for release Sept 23, 2016, on the Universal Music/Decca label. The track listing is to come, but Rosetta appears to be inspired… Read More New Vangelis Album, Rosetta (Sneak Preview)
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via GIANNIS ARK, captures a live studio cover of part of the Vangelis Blade Runner soundtrack, Rachel’s Song.
Vangelis And The Journey to Ithaka is a 2014 documentary on the Acadamy Award winning Greek composer and synthesist. The two-hour documentary includes interviews with Vangelis and many of his friends and colleagues, including Sean Connery, Hugh Hudson, Jessye Norman, Oliver Stone, Akiko Ebi, Julian Rachlin and many others. It also includes rare, historical footage, most… Read More Vangelis and the Journey to Ithaka
In this video, Academy Award winning composer and synthesist Vangelis demonstrates his custom MIDI setup and how he uses it to do realtime composition and orchestration.