[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/65735964[/vimeo] Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a performance of Steve Reich‘s 1968 process music piece, Pendulum Music, by Simon Acevedo, Mathieu Cart, Simon Paccaud & Olivier Schuppisser. In Pendulum Music, three or more microphones are suspended by their cables over the speakers that they are connected to. The microphones are set in motion, creating overlapping patterns of… Read More Steve Reich – Pendulum Music
Steve Reich’s early music has proven to be extremely influential on music of the last 40 years, and especially electronic music. This essay, via the Columbia University site, explains Reich’s thoughts on gradual process music, probably his most influential musical concept.