Music

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” …

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution

Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution is our Saturday Matinée feature presentation. Germans are known for their efficiency (amongst other things) and when it comes to music, they have pioneered in a number of genres including industrial music, krautrock and electronic music. The name that often comes into people’s heads when discussing Germany’s influence on music …

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