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'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


The inspirational Delia Derbyshire

It was really exciting and uplifting to attend the event “Archiving Women’s Performance Practice”, run by Delia Derbyshire Day and and hosted at HOME in Manchester. 517 more words


Women of electronic music: Delia Derbyshire

I’ve written about this topic before, and it is one that I will keep returning to. Over the past year, as part of my explorations of the Bristol music scene, I have been to a lot of gigs and club nights. 496 more words


The Lure Of The Space Goddess

Today is Delia Derbyshire Day – a day to the celebrate “the late great Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001) – a pioneer of electronic music in England in the 1960’s”. 341 more words

Coventry-born electronic artist brings Coventry Music Museum to life | Coventry Observer

THE AMAZING story and works of a Coventry-born electronic artist has been brought to life by The Coventry Music Museum. Delia Derbyshire, who prematurely passed away from kidney failure in 2001, was described as a “legend” and someone who “set the benchmark” for other music writers. 53 more words