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In the News (Sun 19 Nov 17)

  
  electronicmusic
Grammy Award-winning writer/producer and contemporary music visionary, William Orbit, returns with an eagerly anticipated new album ‘Hello Waveforms’ on Sanctuary Records out on February 7th.
TapeOpCon is a conference and get-together aimed at producers, engineers, studio owners, musicians, the growing legion of home-recordists and anyone with an interest in the creative side of the music recording industry.
all material on this electronic music website is the property of electronicmusic.com unless otherwise noted.
www.electronicmusic.com   (716 words)

  
  About Electronic Soundscapes - Background Record Label Information
Electronic Soundscapes, is a multi patterned polyevolutionary open minded chill out platform which aims to host an array of creative electronic music artists from all over the globe.
Electronic Soundscapes' aim is to release electronic music which acts as a soothing remedy to everyday's fast paced demanding responsibilities in life.
Electronic Soundscapes aims to be the catalyst in re-connecting ancient wisdom and modern technology through electronic music soundscapes, into people's everyday life and existence, where traditional amalgamates into modern hi-end technology.
www.electronicsoundscapes.com /html/about.php   (285 words)

  
  HISTORY
Music was developed by the different permutations of pitch and rhythmic values.
Mechanical invention for composing "Free Music" used eight oscillators and synchronizing equipment in conjunction with photo-sensitive graph paper with the intention that the projected notation could be converted into sound.
Music V variants include MUSIC360 and MUSIC11 for the IBM360 and the PDP11 computers, these were written by Barry Vercoe, Roger Hale, and Carl Howe at MIT, respectively.
music.dartmouth.edu /~wowem/electronmedia/music/eamhistory.html   (4763 words)

  
  Electronic Music - MSN Encarta
Electronic Music, music that requires the use of electronic devices to produce or manipulate sound during its composition and performance.
Electronic music is thus distinguishable from music composed in the traditional manner but played on an electronic instrument such as the electronic organ or electric guitar, and from music played through an electronic medium such as a compact disc (CD) player or radio.
Electronic music by the year 2000 was no longer a separate branch of modern music but part of the mainstream.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761552222/Electronic_Music.html   (1498 words)

  
 AMP, Alternate Music Press, The Multimedia Journal of New Music
Electronic Music Pioneers is based on a radio series originally produced in 1986-87 by writer and musician Ben Kettlewell, at NPR affiliate WOMR-FM in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.
Electronic Music Pioneers focuses on the human side of this history by including interviews with the inventors of electronic instruments, and the musicians conceiving the music produced with them.
Electronic Music Pioneers gives comprehensive insight into the historical context of the explorers of electronic music to show how the music and the instruments evolved to open up new, exciting horizons of music creation, inspiring generations to come.
www.alternatemusicpress.com /features/electronic_music_pioneers.html   (6238 words)

  
  Electronic music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The development of the techno sound in Detroit, Michigan and house music in Chicago, Illinois in the 1980s, and the later UK-based acid house movement of the late 1980s and early 1990s fueled the development and acceptance of electronic music into the mainstream and introduced electronic dance music to nightclubs.
Electronic music, especially in the late 1990s fractured into many genres, styles and sub-styles, too many to list here, and most of which are included in the main list.
With the explosive growth of computers music technology and consequent reduction in the cost of equipment in the late 1990s, the number of artists and DJs working within electronic music is overwhelming.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electronic_music   (3216 words)

  
 The strange triumph of electronic music - Salon
As exemplified in the work of Fatboy Slim and the Chemical Brothers, big beat was electronic music squeezed into the familiar, easily digestible song structures of rock music.
Many feel the latter city has become the epicenter of the electronic music universe because of its proximity to the mainstream music industry and because of its proliferation of clubs, massives, festivals and illegal one-off events in a multitude of electronic music sub-genres.
Part of the problem is that electronic music still faces the same old prejudices that have plagued it from the start.
dir.salon.com /story/ent/feature/2002/06/19/electronic_music/index.html   (993 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Composers of Electronic Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are preparing an encyclopaedia of composers of electronic music.
We'd like to include all the composers who have had an important relationship with the musical electronic revolution and who work or have worked in new ways of musical expression related to the utilization of electronics.
"Electronic Music" may be a definition for all the music impossible to play (and probably impossible to compose) without synthesizers, sequencers, computers and other electronic equipment.
www.amazings.com /encyclo.html   (212 words)

  
 Salon Arts & Entertainment | Who sold out electronic music?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Electronic music was supposed to be something else, the end of songs having a beginning and ending, the end of the star, an inversion of everything that rock stood for -- except for the part about subculture and rebellion.
Perhaps most incisive of all is the liner-note message in the recent mix album by Goldie, once the figurehead of drum 'n' bass, one of electronic music's most subterranean permutations.
In it, he pretty much implies that dance music made a great springboard, and that now he's ready to soar in the ether of generalized fame -- like playing the villain in the recent James Bond movie.
archive.salon.com /ent/music/feature/2000/03/14/machinesoul/?CP=SAL&DN=110   (607 words)

  
 Electronic Music Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
EMF's mission is to explore the new creative potential in the convergence of music, sound, technology, and science, and foster understanding of its benefits to the public...
Other EMF programs offer access to materials and disseminate information relating to the history and current practice of electronic music...
We've begun a process of acquiring a space for an electronic arts center in downtown Manhattan.
www.emf.org /index.html   (218 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts:Music:Styles:E:Electronic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sites dealing with academic or experimental electronic music or electronic music in general may be submitted here.
Online music stores specializing in electronic music or a subgenre should be submitted to the appropriate category in Shopping's Music: Specialty category.
Electronic music in general and styles of music reliant on electronic instrumentation.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/E/Electronic/desc.html   (150 words)

  
 Electronic Music
This is a recording of the famous concert of Cage's music held at New York's Town Hall in 1958, with Cage, David Tudor, and Merce Cunningham among the performers.
Imaginary Landscape No. 1 is one of the first pieces in the live electronic music category, incorporating recordings of test tones manipulated by adjusting the turntable speed (the version here was not performed live at the concert, but was recorded earlier and played on tape at the concert).
All of Henry's work is very important for anyone involved in electronic music to hear, and it's too bad that you have to spend $25 per CD to hear it, especially when works or parts of works are repeated on several discs.
www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu /staff/martinelli/electronic_music.htm   (4443 words)

  
 Electronic Music Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His music for The Last Temptation of Christ, a film by Martin Scorsese, mixes electronics with middle-eastern rhythms and instrumentation, fusing the elements to make music that is timeless.
Thirty years ago, before most of the genres of popular electronic music had evolved, there were only a few musicians that incorporated electronic instruments into their music.
The double-cd collection of dark ambient music is one of the finest works Roach has released, and is a classic piece of ambient electronic music.
www.synthtopia.com /music_review   (6685 words)

  
 MetroActive Music | DJ Cheb i Sabbah
In electronic music, as in food, films and nearly every other product of our alternately authenticity-craving and authenticity-annihilating global culture, the whole world is up for grabs.
Sabbah's comments point to some of the most contentious issues for people making this kind of music, issues of musical purity and respect for traditions versus the cut-and-paste, crazy-quilt style both of electronic music and of the end-of-the-century world in general.
The irony of this music is that it can represent both a pomo cosmopolitan smorgasbord where everything from every culture and era is up for grabs and a longing to escape from exactly that kind of international homogenization.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sfmetro/05.24.99/electronic-9919.html   (1812 words)

  
 Electronic Music @ De Anza College : Electronic Music @ De Anza College   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Three electronic music classes are scheduled for the upcoming spring term.
The test is given at the final regularly sheduled class meeting for each of the Music 51: Intro to Electronic Music classes.
We are offering three sections of electronic music during the spring 2007 term - two sections of Introduction to Electronic Music and one of Intermediate Electronic Music.
faculty.deanza.edu /mitchell/electronicmusic   (2443 words)

  
 DWM Electronic & Ambient Music
Electronic patterns and textures communicate his arctic message.
Artemiev experiments with the timbres and native instruments of Mongolia, China, and Japan.
Hints of rock, space music and more layer themselves into a wonderful listen.
www.dwmmusic.com /Electronic.asp   (105 words)

  
 Electronic music - Wikiquote
electronic music, it seems quite obvious to me that its unique resources guarantee its use, because it has shifted the boundaries of music away from the limitations of the acoustical instrument, of the performer's coordinating capabilities, to the almost infinite limitations of the electronic instrument.
Music, which should pulsate with life, needs new means of expression, and science alone can infuse it with youthful vigor.
Why, Italian Futurists, have you slavishly reproduced only what is commonplace and boring in the bustle of our daily lives.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Electronic_music   (203 words)

  
 Music production and music performance articles on electronic-music artists | music production, music performance, ...
He meaning Ian Parton is the sampling mastermind who began his early musical ventures with naught more than a 4-track tape recorder and an old Akai S1000....
Thanks to Daft Punk, Coachella 2006 was a watershed moment for electronic music in America.
Style: World music, electronic music, overlooked pop gems, modern-dance grooves Established: In San Francisco, Calif. by Pat Berry and Bob Duskis Artists:...
remixmag.com /artists/electronic   (821 words)

  
 Electronic Music Interactive   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Electronic Music Interactive is a multimedia primer for electronic music that prepares students for more advanced study.
Besides providing a survey of the subject, Electronic Music Interactive creates understanding through the user-controlled manipulation of audio/visual representations of key concepts like the relationship of waveform to sound.
Jeffrey Stolet, Professor of Music and Director of Future Music Oregon, is the content specialist on the project.Thirteen advanced students from Linguistics, Visual Design and Computer Science have worked on it as well as Steve McGrew, Project Director and Mike Holcomb, New Media Center Director.
nmc.uoregon.edu /emi   (227 words)

  
 Electronic Downloads - Download Electronic Music - Download Electronic MP3s
A suitably vague term used to describe the emergence of electronic dance music increasingly geared to listening instead of strictly dancing, Electronica was first used in the title of a series of compilations (actually called New Electronica) spotlighting original sources of Detroit techno such as Juan Atkins and Underground Resistance alongside...
The word was later appropriated by the American press as an easy catch-all for practically any young artist using electronic equipment and/or instruments, but electronica serves to describe techno-based music that can be used for home listening as well as on the dance floor (since many electronica artists are club DJs as well).
Instantly hailed by the dance music press as the work of a new breed of house innovators, the single was followed by "Da Funk," the band's first true hit (the record sold 30,000 copies worldwide and saw thorough rinsings by everyone from Kris Needs to the Chemical Brothers).
www.mp3.com /electronic/genre/273/subgenre.html   (3124 words)

  
 ELECTRONIC MUSIC
My father was director of the Electronic Music Studios at Brandeis University during my youth, so I was able to play state-of the art electronic music instruments and create music on my own.
Also in the "spiritual" category of electronic/acoustic music is CONSTANCE DEMBY whose work is explicitly "New Age" and intended to heal the emotional and physical ills of listeners.
All of his music is suffused with a kind of world-weary but kindly melancholy; there is an intimate but wintry quality to his work.
www.pyracantha.com /electronic.html   (1182 words)

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