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The sound of tomorrow : how electronic music was smuggled into the mainstream

Author: Mark Brend
Publisher: New York ; London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2012.
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Monterey pop festival, 1967. Bernie Krause and Paul Beaver demonstrated a Moog synthesizer to the assembled rock aristocracy, plugging into a surge of interest that would see synthesizers and electronic sound become commonplace in rock and pop early the following decade. And yet in 1967 electronic music had already seeped into mainstream culture. For years, composers and technicians had been making electronic music  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Brend, Mark.
Sound of Tomorrow : How Electronic Music Was Smuggled into the Mainstream.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Brend
ISBN: 9781623561536 1623561531 9781623565299 1623565294
OCLC Number: 823721340
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: FC; Half title; Title; Copyright; Introduction; 1 More music than they ever had before; 2 I like music that explodes into space; 3 The privilege of ignoring conventions; 4 Out of the ordinary; 5 Manhattan researchers; 6 Because a fire was in my head; 7 Moog men; 8 White noise; 9 It rhymes with vogue; Epilogue; Notes; Watch and listen; Sources; Acknowledgements; Index.
Responsibility: Mark Brend.

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A fascinating history of the inventors, producers and technicians behind the early televisual and cinematic breakthroughs of electronic music, packed with original research and interviews.  Read more...

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