Thursday, November 23, 2006

Electronic music I like

Missed one yesterday, so today ya get two!

here are three of my favorite recordings (synthesizer music):

Terry Riley: A Rainbow In Curved Air (1970) - melodic, influential, and SHOCKINGLY GOOD. Sound files on this link.

Mauricio Kagel : Transition (1960) - Completely raw, electronically generated sounds.... non-harmonic tones and non-instrumental qualities. I can't believe it's from 1960!

music for this kinda stuff don't look like this:

it's more like this:

or this:

(It should be noted that I have no idea what any of this means. If you want to your eyes to REALLY glaze over, check this)

Klaus Schulze - ruled the early 70's (late-70's not so good) with a series of great synthesizer recordings. Trippy stuff!


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