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Historical Electronic Music by Andrew Bentley 3

Modulo (1979)

for tape, duration 18 mins

This is the third tape piece I made in the Experimental Studio of Finnish Radio. It is my own favourite tape piece of this period. 92 more words

Historical Electronic Music

John Cage & Merce Cunningham

I came across this photo taken during the John Cage-Merce Cunningham Summer Residency at Goldsmiths College in 1980. N.B. The ‘Trinity Laban’ label is a misleading rewrite of history. 109 more words

Music

Why blog?

My early musical memories include Grandma Dorothy’s upright piano in Chingford, my elder brother’s harmonica and, sometime later, the family’s first three LP records: Frank Sinatra’s ‘ 178 more words

Music

Who's Kraftwerk ?

Sure you know the theme song from Dr Who. Well, Delia Derbishire is “best known for her electronic realization of Ron Grainer’s theme music to this science fiction television series”…ahead of her time… 78 more words

Tod Dockstader: "From the Archives" (CD Review)

Tod Dockstader

From the Archives

Starkland CD

Composer and electronic musician Tod Dockstader died in 2015 and dementia truncated his work in the electronic studio even before that. 196 more words

Writing

PBK - Shadows of Prophecy/In His Throes

Not a compilation, but a work divided into two suites. The first half is the sound of stuttering inputs and machines struggling to get going. Noisy tones rise and fall and occasionally reach a powerful climax. 77 more words

"Musique mixte": Writing of Sound, and the Problem of Sources

In my new publication I discuss the concepts of écriture, micro and macro forms, internal and external writing of sound, and analysis, in musique mixte. 402 more words

Electroacoustic Music