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47 Days of Doctor Who--Day #3: Favorite Arrangement of the Opening Title Theme

Welcome to 47-day series of articles about the revival version of Doctor Who (2005-present).  I’ve come up with  47 topics / questions to answer, all of them basically positive and upbeat about the program.  431 more words

Doctor Who

The Tape Escape #7 | Red Light Radio

TTE7: An hour dedicated to musique concrète – an experimental composition technique that uses recorded sounds as raw material.


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Delia Derbyshire's Dr Who: Feminism in Electronic Music?

On the 3rd of July 2001, British composer of electronic music and musique concrète (a form of electroacustic music) Delia Derbyshire died in Northampton, England. 939 more words


Delia Derbyshire Day 2016 - taking stock and moving forward

As we compile our Annual Report and take stock after another round of wonderful Delia Derbyshire Day activities, we would like to thank everyone who helped make it all happen. 564 more words

Delia Derbyshire

'The lowest note in the universe' - The Undercover Soundtrack, Tracy Farr

Hands up if you know who Delia Derbyshire is. Don’t put them down yet. Keep them up, waft them gently and imagine you are conjuring a shimmering singing sound. 119 more words

The Undercover Soundtrack

Orbital - The Altogether

Celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this week is Orbital‘s sixth album The Altogether. In commercial terms, they were somewhat on the decline by this point, having peaked five years earlier with the singles  678 more words


Listening to the Delia Derbyshire Archive

Janette Martin writes:

Even if you don’t immediately recognise her name you will most certainly have heard the work of Delia Derbyshire. Her most well-known achievement was the electronic realisation of Ron Grainer’s theme tune for… 802 more words