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July 10, 2004 6:20 PM   Subscribe

120 Years of Electronic Music. Electronic musical instruments 1870 -1990.
posted by the fire you left me (12 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

*takes deep breath, dives in*
posted by carter at 7:22 PM on July 10, 2004

posted by dancu at 8:43 PM on July 10, 2004

Great resource. Funny how you see the Ondes-Martenot popping up again (Radiohead, et al).
posted by dhoyt at 10:46 PM on July 10, 2004

posted by TungstenChef at 11:11 PM on July 10, 2004

awesome link.
posted by dogwelder at 12:48 AM on July 11, 2004

That's top hole. Something to peruse while I listen to Alison Goldfrapp pleasure herself with a theramin.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 3:52 AM on July 11, 2004

This one is unnecessarily complicated in the most beautiful way.
posted by Jimbob at 6:03 AM on July 11, 2004

Jimbob: see also optigan, Optiganally Yours.
posted by tss at 8:12 AM on July 11, 2004

Whoo. :)
posted by Foosnark at 10:29 AM on July 11, 2004

simply amazing...
posted by aiq at 4:49 PM on July 11, 2004

My First Synthesizer (the top one). Well, it was actually owned by my first high school science teacher - who was also the person that introduced computers into the school. Fond, if geeky, memories ;-)

This was always the lust object but never to be afforded on a paperboy's wage.

If someone had told me then that I'd be able to carry an entire studio setup (Reason running on my iBook) in something smaller than a phone book and costing half (in real terms) what my dad paid for our first family BBC Micro in just over 20 years...
posted by i_cola at 6:27 PM on July 11, 2004

My first synthesizer (also the top one). Ah, those halcyon days, when the CZ101 came out and made those tiny-key jobs sound at least halfway like a real synth. Great stuff, fire.
posted by soyjoy at 9:44 AM on July 12, 2004

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