Thursday, January 27, 2011

"Music For A Retro Future"

New various-artists CD, Music For A Retro Future, from the Other Sounds label features important pioneers of electronic music, including Jean-Jacques Perrey, Louis & Bebe Barron, Dissevelt & Baltan, and others: "A companion album to the book Journey To A Plugged In State Of Mind, an introduction to 100 years of Electronic Music. This release traces the early experiments of the synthesizer in movies and into commercial music. Featuring the sounds of room-sized computers, early rhythm generators, and cognitive ideas of many men in white coats. Includes the earliest recordings of Zappa favorite Varèse, the exceptional 'Song Of The Second Moon,' and Raymond Scott's early experiments into synthetic sound." Order from here

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