Tag Archives: electronic music

I Fell In Love With Electronica

An email about an early electronic music pioneer inspired a longer than usual response from me. John, who lives in San Jose, alerted me to some information about Delia Derbyshire. She was employed by the BBC and performed many early … Continue reading

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Musically Inspired …Floral Friday

I decided to play “Kosmos”, an old LP record by the late Isao Tomita yesterday. He released the album back in 1978 and is one of the first “import” records I ever purchased. It is one of a series of … Continue reading

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Listening To Music

While engaging in the never-ending habit of perusing my archives, I stumbled upon an old copy of “Love Devotion Surrender” by Carlos Santana and Mahavishnu John McLaughlin. It’s a record I haven’t picked up in decades. Suddenly I was overwhelmed … Continue reading

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New Edge Greens …Floral Friday

While assembling today’s projects, I listened to some electronic, new age instrumental music. The format was a conscious choice, because I’ve learned that different styles of music alter the direction of my creativity. For instance, if I want to make … Continue reading

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Moog And More

First of all, so your mind can read it right, the name, Moog, is pronounced with a long “O” sound. Think “oh” not “zoo”. Robert Moog was of Dutch ancestry, and he prefered the “oh” pronunciation. Bob Moog began his … Continue reading

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Joyeux Anniversaire Jean Michel Jarre

At those times when the conversation turns to music and I’m asked who my all time favorite artist is, I quickly mention Jean Michel Jarre.  I think he stands head and shoulders above anyone else I’ve ever heard.  Frequently, in response, … Continue reading

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Something About Vangelis

Some of my favorite musicians simply do not lend themselves to categorization.  Most of them, though, utilize electronics and synthesizers to create their masterpieces. A few of the artists, whose music frequently appear in my stereo, are Jean-Michel Jarre, Kitaro, … Continue reading

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