Forbidden Planet - Whole Soundtrack Album
Bebe Barron - Mixed emotions
Elementary Electronics: Louis and Bebe Barron, Forbidden Planet and the Dawn of Electronic Music
Luis and Bebe Barron were pioneer composers of electronic music who collaborated with the likes of Henry Miller and Anais Nin before scoring the soundtrack of the classic science fiction film Forbidden Planet
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- His sleek surreal and otherworldly abstractions changed science fiction illustration and, in the process, the stature of science fiction itself. Here is the Richard Powers Catalog
from Vandewater Books. From the e-zine Strange Words Archive
, comes The Powers Years
part of Collecting The Ballantine Originals
, and check out the thumbnails amid and after the Richard Powers essay
--who are the very wave of the future in so many ways at once! David G. Hartwell
remembers Powers the man. Here is another from his son in download form
from Paper Snarl
, where Powers is well regarded
. And check out the links
at the Richard Powers Cyber Art Gallery - everything from a Goth art gallery
to Terence McKenna's Dream Museum
But don't click on Miss Stephanie Locke if you're at work!
Oh, and the Strange Worlds archive
is worth a gander, too...
A veritable potpourri of je ne sais quoi
: so, I'm just dinkin' around, looking things up from my wish list, compiled before I got online at home,
tonight's quest was 'Virgil Finlay
and I back into
this incredible virtual theme park devoted to the greatest living American science fiction author
(that lifted straight from my show's
, ahem, links
page, that), imo--no humble here and now--and it's got starcharts of the Oikumene
...gee, did I say it was a French site? And Rpgs and on and on and on...You 'could her nipples be any harder?'
Klingon forehead hair splitting color TV babies have no idea: the technology does not exist to take his work to screen. The man is the premiere prose stylist of the genre and this concept has merit, I tells ya...