Time for another of our Stowaway Heroes now. This week, one of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s most important and influential musicians. Delia Derbyshire is the person who brought 166 more words
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Back at the start of June I received a very intriguing and somewhat cryptic phone call.
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“Hi, is that Dave? It’s Jenna here from BBC Coventry & Warwickshire, I wondered if you might be interested in getting involved in an event that we’re running on the 15th?”
Delia Derbyshire Day 2017
Delia Derbyshire found music in every sound she heard. From the terrifying thrum of the bombs falling on her home city of Coventry when she was a child, through the endlessly-varying tonalities of the human voice, to the sounds of wild animals and the internal combustion engine. 11 more words
What’s for breakfast?
Tea and toast? Well…
Fry up? Er…
Organic muesli and yoghurt? Hmm.. not sure.
All of the above plus lavish helpings of the most idiosyncratic contemporary music around complete with references to Delia Derbyshire, Kevin Coyne, Flaming Lips and all points bezerk? 127 more words