SATURDAY MATINÉE: Isao Tomita's RBMA Lecture (2014)

Often sampled, Isao Tomita is an electronic music pioneer. Here’s his RBMA lecture in Tokyo last year. Isao Tomita’s influence on electronic music cannot be understated. Since the 60s, Tomita’s pioneering work with the Moog synthesizer helped change the perception of electronic instruments from expensive toys to soundscape creators and bridging the gap between “real” …


Leftover Links: Jamaica

The latest edition of Leftover Links is all about Jamaica, with articles featuring Lee “Scratch” Perry, Count Ossie and the beginnings of rock steady.


SATURDAY MATINÉE: Nicolay At Red Bull Music Academy Barcelona 2008

Nicolay’s RBMA lecture from Barcelona 2008 is our Saturday Matinée feature presentation this week. I’m a bit of a RBMA lecture junkie, to the point where I’ve saved them all to Watch Later on Vimeo. One of them is Nicolay’s lecture from Barcelona 2008 and in it, he discussed the humble beginnings of The Foreign …