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Early Electronic Music was first composed using sound generators and magnetic tape. Take a trip with your hosts Augustus and Jacqueline of The Galaxy Electric as they journey through this illusive information. Oh yeah, it's a private Facebook group too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/cosmictapemusicclub

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Early Electronic Music was first composed using sound generators and magnetic tape. Take a trip with your hosts Augustus and Jacqueline of The Galaxy Electric as they journey through this illusive information. Oh yeah, it's a private Facebook group too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/cosmictapemusicclub

    Episode 3: Wendy Carlos

    Episode 3: Wendy Carlos

    Are you obsessed with early electronic music?? We started a private group for people like you. https://www.facebook.com/groups/cosmictapemusicclub/


    Thanks for joining us for Episode 3 of the Cosmic Tape Music Club monthly Podcast! Join your hosts Jacqueline and Augustus of the experimental pop band The Galaxy Electric as they get cosmic on the topic of Wendy Carlos. Wendy is a genius as well as the self proclaimed "Original Synth". She is a platinum selling artist, a Grammy winner, and an Ivy League school grad. We share all sorts of facts including winning a science fair by building a computer from scratch, melding the worlds of classical music and synthesizer, the Moog Modular, scoring for Kubrick, digital audio pioneering and much much more!


    Chapter Summary:


    Intro

    Early Beginnings

    College

    SOB

    AES Conference Moog sighting

    Rachel Elkind

    Clockwork

    Gonna let it Shine

    Tron

    Inspiration to Tomita

    Stevie Wonder popped by

    Vocoder your Moroder

    microtuning

    Digital is King

    Sticky Shed

    Astrophotographer

    Outro


    Personal Music section:


    Robert Saint John's Theme for Space Cat - Moog Minimoog Model D, Sub 37.. https://youtu.be/P6qcnqkqcDc


    Scott Ampleford performs Canon in D Major - by Johann Pachelbel https://youtu.be/lAMaFwecL8E


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 2: Sun Ra

    Episode 2: Sun Ra

    Are you obsessed with early electronic music?? We started a private group for people like you. https://www.facebook.com/groups/cosmictapemusicclub/


    Thanks for joining us for Episode 2 of the Cosmic Tape Music Club monthly Podcast! Join your hosts Jacqueline and Augustus of the experimental pop band The Galaxy Electric as they get cosmic on the topic of Sun Ra and his Arkestra band. In short he was a being that claimed he was from the planet Saturn. He was an avid reader and enthusiast of music instrument technology, as well as a virtuosic band leader, composer and pianist/keyboardist. We share all sorts of facts starting with his early life, his alien abduction, the various locations he lived and conducted the band from, his journey through being an early adopter of many different keyboards and synthesizers like the Moog Minimoog and Yamaha DX-7 (to name a few), his mystic ethos, and much much more!


    Chapters


    Intro

    Uncertain Origin

    Forbes Piano

    1st Gear Head

    Organ is the "Tastes Like Chicken" of electronic instruments

    Future Minded

    College

    Alien Abduction

    War Story

    Chicago

    Ghosting

    The band were on call

    Arkestra is Born

    Tape Delay

    A Joyful Noise bit

    Would LCD get an alien high?

    Rolling Stone Cover

    California

    Space is the Place

    One Take

    The Outer Space Visual Communicator

    Cosmic Keys

    Closing Notes


    Personal Music section:


    Dave Gibson's Mind Evaporator - WF 23 - This Time It's - by Personal Bandana https://personalbandana.bandcamp.com/track/mind-evaporator


    Jamal Gray's Shamanism - POLYMATH - by Aquatic Gardener https://aquaticgardens.bandcamp.com/track/shamanism

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 1: Peter Zinovieff and EMS

    Episode 1: Peter Zinovieff and EMS

    Are you obsessed with early electronic music?? We started a private group for people like you. https://www.facebook.com/groups/cosmictapemusicclub/


    Welcome to our inaugural episode of the Cosmic Tape Music Club monthly Podcast! Join your hosts Jacqueline and Augustus of the experimental pop band The Galaxy Electric as they wax poetic on the topic of Peter Zinovieff: Geologist, Computer and Tape Music Studio Innovator, Electronic Instrument Design Collaborator, Gentleman, and Scholar. We share all sorts of facts starting with his early and family life, buying what he believed to be one of the very first Personal Computers, EMS, the VCS3, Unit Delta Plus, famous folks that rolled through the studio, his obsession with pure randomness, and more.


    Timeline:


    Intro 

    Early Life 

    Funding EMS 

    David Cockerell 

    Synchronicity between Synth Designers

    Couldn't be bothered with actually using the Synths

    Is he a tape musician?

    Unit Delta Plus

    Carnival of Lights

    EMS Tech Talk

    EMS's Downfall

    Robin Wood and EMS rebirth

    iVCS3

    Spectron Video Synth

    Randomness

    The Implant

    Pete Kember/Electronic Calendar Album


    Personal Music section:


    Justin Winn's Audio Emission 02 - The Big Bounce - by TMA-1 Audio Emissions https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/ZJLLQBhpiDaJEYBf6


    Gene Maruszewski's Gimme a Break - by Tapewarm https://soundcloud.com/tapewarm-1/gimme-a-break

    • 1 hr 12 min

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RobbjX ,

Dig it!!

Great source of inspiration. Good walk through synth history for musicians or nerds or musicians that are nerds. =) Can't wait for the next episode.

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