Many moons ago , I studied electronic music.
To this day, I feel that the most important
aspect was the interaction between the noodler
and the instrument. At the time , musician skill was first,
noodling was second. Conventional skill
and or training in orchestral instruments were required to
gain access to these Synthesizers,
but the advent of actual sound design and its process was
a rather magical procedure that threw traditional training
out the window at the time.
Sure there was the learning curve of
Lag Processors, Sample and Hold Functions,
the infamous sum and differences of Ring Modulation,
and the patience of hard wire patching,
however, there was a kind of plug it in, turn this knob,
slide this lever, and see what happens.
Here is a link to Phillip Glass " Koyaanisqatsi"
performed on some of those very moody instruments
of the day.
Needless to say,this film is a difficult analysis of modern
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Arp Synthesizer : www.youtube.com...
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