Electronic Music

Edgar Froese and Tangerine Dream's 'Phaedra'

James Thomas | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Thomas

Edgar Froese took inspiration from the pioneers of electronic music, building instruments, repurposing electronic devices and devouring intimidating new technology for which there was often no manual, as himself and as the driving force behind Tangerine Dream, released over a hundred albums and dozens of film scores.

Bahador Kharazmi: Prince of the Underground

Ben Mirza | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

Bahador Kharazmi, a music producer and singer/songwriter, formerly based in the capital Tehran, and now in the US, has become Prince of the underground. Since the release of his first album Too In Zamoone in 2003, his popularity has grown exponentially at home and abroad.

On The Nature Of Collaboration

Tom Hodge | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Hodge

In many ways, having started my career writing music for pictures, almost all my work has been collaborative, whether it was with advertising creatives, film directors, or TV producers. From these experiences, I have learnt to look for a common 'language' between all the people involved.

You Need To Hear This: New Music From Slaves, the Sea, Kieran Daly and Lemaitre

Kat Jackman | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Each week we like to offer a hit of fresh new tunes to inspire that spark of musical discovery in everyone. It's the excitement of unearthing a sound ...

Feedback Luke

Laidback Luke | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Laidback Luke

Followers who don't see the bigger picture, get worried. It's a discussion I have with my older following every two to three years. It seems that when you're in between 18 and 23 years old, you cling onto certain songs for life. Those will be yours forever and occasionally something new will come through. It's a very common human trait.

Ten Irish Bands for St. Patrick's Day

Peter McGuire | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Peter McGuire

This Patrick's Day, remember there's more to Ireland than the stereotypes of potatoes, drink, and leprechauns (all of which we will still happily sell to you). With a population of just about 4.5 million, we also punch well above our weight in terms of musical talent. Here are ten Irish acts that burst with talent.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: Jan 14- Jan 20 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This job ain't always easy you know. Each week we have to find just five Emerging Icons gigs to tell you about- but there is just so much amazing live...

WATCH: Super Computer Composes Classical Music In Seconds

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech

Researchers have created a super computer capable of composing classical music on its own in a fraction of second. University of Málaga scientists...

Sarah Dean

INTERVIEW: Hot Chip's Singer On Making People Dance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

You'd think it would be hard to take a musician seriously while he's wearing a paisley headband and a fake pair of long plaits, but Alexis Taylor of H...

The Luxury Rap - Heaven 17 on the Record

David Julian Price | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
David Julian Price

The early eighties were the high watermark for electronic music. A new wave of electronic synthesisers appeared in the late seventies, opening up th...