Not the sounds

Pretty good article here about the women who pioneered electronic music: Clara Rockmore, Delia Derbyshire, Wendy Carlos, Suzanne Ciani, Daphne Oram, others. I especially liked one quote from Ciani: “People think it’s about making crazy sounds, weird sounds, new sounds – whatever. I always say it’s not about the sound; it’s about the way that […]

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A day of Moog (and Buchla)

I took a drive to Cornell University in Ithaca the other day. Took the scenic route, passing through Trumansburg, a small Upstate New York village, not much going on. Definitely not the sort of place you’d find someone changing the course of music history. Okay, maybe it is. The building in question is this: That’s […]

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