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Delia Derbyshire Honored with Posthumous PhD

via theguardian

"The under-appreciated electronic music pioneer behind the Doctor Who theme is to be honoured posthumously with a doctorate from her hometown university as the programme gears up for the debut of its first female lead.

Largely ignored in life and barred from working in studios because she was a woman, Delia Derbyshire, will be awarded an honorary PhD from Coventry University on

Modular tape-sampler (preparations)

Published on Nov 4, 2017 Wouter van Veldhoven

"cv controlled tape loops, a little preparation of things to come..."

William Eggleston - Musik Documentary

Published on Oct 20, 2017 Secretly Canadian

"Directed and Edited by Rick Alverson

Full credits:

Directed and Edited by Rick Alverson
Produced by Emilie Rex
Cinematography by Lorenzo Haggerman
Location Sound by Pete Townsend
Mix by Gene Part
Color by Matt West"

Featuring vintage oscillators, oscilloscopes & Korg 01/W Pro X.

VOID // Live @ Erica Synths Garage

Published on Aug 2, 2017 Erica Synths

"VOID performs live creating sound with Doepfer A100 basic system with added Erica Synths and Doepfer modules, Korg SQ-1 sequencer and Zoom ms70cdr effects pedal. Visuals are created beforehand using Pure Data and then modified with an analogue synthesizer and other low-resolution video devices. Live performance was played on VDMX.

VOID is a project of

Tape Leaders A Compendium Of Early British Electronic Music Composers

via Tape Leaders

"A Compendium Of Early British Electronic Music Composers.
Published 16th June, 2016.

In the form of a richly illustrated compendium, Tape Leaders is an indispensable reference guide for anyone interested in electronic sound and its origins in Great Britain. For the first time a book sets out information on practically everyone active with experimental electronics and tape

RIP Pierre Henry

Musique Concrete and clectonic music pioneer Pierre Henry has passed away at the age of 89. You can find a number of posts featuring his influence here on MATRIXSYNTH. Below is a tribute from Polynominaldotcom and The Art of Sounds documentary featuring Pierre Henry.

via @moogmusicinc

"The life in my sounds is an echo of the life within me."

Pictured: Pierre Henry in January 2008 (via

Jean-Jacques Perrey et son Ondioline - New Release Produced by Wally De Backer aka Gotye

Jean-Jacques Perrey et son Ondioline by Jean-Jacques Perrey

Readers of the site should all be familiar with Jean-Jacques Perrey's work. His preferred instrument was the Ondioline. As many of you know, Jean-Jacques Perrey passed away on November 4th of last year. I was actually fortunate enough to see him perform live with Dana Countryman for his 2006 tour.

Wally De Backer aka Gotye has

Matière Noire - Spectacle du 17 Mai 2017

Published on May 19, 2017 RADIOKLOW

"Matière Noire - Spectacle du 17 Mai 2017 (Black Matter - Show of the 17th of May 2017), is a live concert performed by the Philosophy and Electronic Music Worshop of Lycée Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France.

Music by

Lauren Niculescu (Access Virus TI, Roland V Synth XT, and Moog Little Phatty)
Léo Mouton (Access Virus TI and Roland V Synth XT)

Don Buchla Memorial Concert Videos by Encyclotronic22

Published on Apr 24, 2017 Encyclotronic

Electronic Music Archive -

First video is from the collection of Alessandro Cortini and Associates w/ music by Keith Fullerton Whitman.

1. Buchla Synthesizers Room - Don Buchla Memorial Concert, San Francisco
2. Peter Blasser - Don Buchla Memorial Concert
3. James Fei - Don Buchla Memorial Concert
4. Loachfillet and

An Interview with Barry Schrader Question 6E: Monkey King (2005-2007)

Click here for the next installment of my interview with Barry Schrader. This one covers Monkey King (2005-2007), featuring the Yamaha TX816 and several computer applications, particularly FM8. As I'm finding with all of Barry Schrader's compositions, this one has a great story to go along with it. Once there, it is recommended that you start each video before reading each corresponding

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