Category Archives: History

INSTAGRAM ROUND UP 20/12/2021

So, I’ve just had a little look at some of the Electronic History pages on Instagram and you wouldn’t have thought that there were any women in electronic music / instrument development but did find a few nice posts via Synth History –



INSTAGRAM SPOTLIGHTS 30/11/21



A BEAUTIFUL READ…

https://thequietus.com/articles/29814-annea-lockwood-interview

A Quietus Interview
Earth, Wind And Fire: An Interview With Annea Lockwood

Jennifer Lucy Allan talks to the New Zealand born composer about love letters on quarter-inch tape, piano gardens and doll shops, and the physical effects of sound upon our bodies


7704A – Tiger Balm
by Annea Lockwood
1977

Experimental, chants, folk, meditation, traditional

REBLOG – Else Marie Pade – Electronic Works 1958-1995 — Yeah I Know It Sucks

Artist: Else Marie PadeTitle: Electronic Works 1958-1995Keywords: electronic, avant garde, experimental Else Marie Pade brings us on a journey through her electronic works made in 1858 to 1995. I guess we could ask uncle Google to spot out more information about this artist, but let’s be an alternative in the information age and just be […]

Else Marie Pade – Electronic Works 1958-1995 — Yeah I Know It Sucks

As usual a different take on the works of Else Marie Pade but this is one of the best descriptions of her music…

Dangling on the fine line of enjoyment and captivating interest. Things ploink and plink like smooth lines of water drips with enough sparkles to widen up your iris. Things play like electronic breaths that give life to the silence, that shovel around the furniture of vibrating sounds with great expense, leaving you in a state of mind that is equally reached when listening to the soundtrack of a strange movie in which you feel disoriented and yet firmly at home.“…

Yes…Indeed.

#Throwback 18/2/2021

Here are this weeks tracks that are older than last year : )

Evaporation
by Ryoko Akama/Anne-F Jacques
2019

Contemporary, drone, electronic, experimental, minimal, modern, sound art


Silence Resounding
by MIKI YUI
2003

Ambient, electronic, experimenta, microsound, minimalism, sound art


Burning Circuits
by ALGOBABEZ
2017

Electronic, experimental, algorave, livecoding


Maddalena Fagandini | Interval Signal – Sound Art Zone

Throwback Tracks 22/01/21

Here are this weeks’ throwback tracks –

The Early Immersive Music of Joan La Barbara (mode298)
by Joan La Barbara

Original recordings from 1976 to 1981

voice, tape, experimental


i mi dragon
by Phantom Chips
2016

electronic, experimental, handmade instruments


Theremin, pioneer

Listening to…

On the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima, tonight’s listening is –

+70hiroshima
by elizabeth veldon

Experimental, avantgarde, electronic, minimalism

Listening to…

 

 

Beatriz Ferreyra – Argentinian Pioneer of Electronic, Tape and Electroacoustic music.

Reblog – Ana Mazzotti’s Smooth Samba-Jazz is Rescued From Obscurity — Bandcamp Daily

The Far Out label reissues two LPs by the disciple of Hermeto Pascoal.

via Ana Mazzotti’s Smooth Samba-Jazz is Rescued From Obscurity — Bandcamp Daily

 

Not strictly electronic, but sometimes I think it’s good to plug something you really like and vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Ana Mazzotti is one such artist.

Brazilian jazz, latin soul, world, bossa nova, brazilian funk, jazz latin, samba, soul-jazz

National Poetry Day..at least here

National Poetry Day gives me an excuse to repost a couple of playlists and a favourite of mine by electronic music pioneer Ruth White : )

Words translated from Charles Baudelaire, “Brumes et pluies” (Mists and Rains) Cover artwork by Henri Matisse.

‘late autumns, winters, springtimes steeped in mud,
o drowsy seasons i love and i praise you…’