The BBC shared this 1976 video, which features Roger Limb, of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, demonstrating how electronic music was made for TV and radio. … Read More Inside The Radiophonic Workshop In 1976
This vintage video takes a look at story behind the BBC Radiophonic Workshop‘s arrangement of the classic Ron Grainer Dr. Who theme.
Radiophonic Atmospheres is a free, royalty-free sound collection, inspired by the work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. … Read More Free Sample Library Inspired By Classic Radiophonic Sounds
The Daphne Oram Trust has launched a Kickstarter project to fund a new printing of electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram’s 1972 book on ‘music sound and electronics’, An Individual Note. The book offers a look at the technology and ideas behind creating electronic music, from the perspective of a mid-century electronica pioneer. “We will be entering a strange… Read More New Version Of Daphne Oram Book, An Individual Note, Planned
In the 1960’s, electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram, above, the first Director of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, created a unique synthesizer, the Oramics Machine. The Oramics Machine was a huge device, which moved film strips past a series of photo-electric cells. The Machine translated the graphics drawn on the film into control voltages that modulated the amplitude, timbre, frequency and duration… Read More After 40 Years, You Can Hear Daphne Oram’s Lost Mini-Oramics Synthesizer
Light in the Attic records has announced that it is reissuing a vintage collection of work by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The 1979 collection BBC Radiophonic Workshop: 21 will be reissued on June 24th. Here’s what they have to say about the album:
This vintage short film takes a look inside early 60’s home studio of British electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram and offers a glimpse of the Sound of the Future.
Pioneers of Sound is a short documentary that looks at the history and influence of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was originally created in 1958, to create sound effects and music for radio. It was closed in March 1998, because other alternatives had become available. Since then, several of the original members of… Read More The History Of The BBC Radiophonic Workshop