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Dean & Britta

While focusing on a solo album in 2003, songwriter Dean Wareham — the founder of Galaxie 500 and Luna — reached out to Luna bandmate Britta Phillips for help. Both soon shaped their very own duo, sketching out a melodic, sexy sound that got its cues from Serge Gainsbourg and …

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Ash Ra Tempel

Alongside Tangerine Desire, Ash Ra Tempel (later on Ashra) was among the 1st rings to convert the trippier side of past due-’60s psychedelia in to the kosmische rock from the ’70s. Many Ash Ra game titles had been solely the task of Manuel Göttsching, plus some other extra players who …

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Tomita

Pioneering Japanese composer and synthesizer expert Isao Tomita bridged the distance between note-by-note classical/digital LPs like Switched-On Bach as well as the more futuristic, user-friendly interfaces created in the 1970s. After creating among the 1st personal documenting studios with a range of best synthesizer equipment in the first ’70s, Tomita …

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Bratko Bibič

Slovenian accordionist Bratko Bibič (given birth to 1957) has already established an abnormal career, his name periodically popping in and away of general public view. He was initially known to Rock and roll in Opposition lovers for mixing Slavic folk components with avant-gardist rock and roll within the organizations Begnagrad …

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Tod Dockstader

Producing a thin but groundbreaking body system of function possessed of a musical sensibility typically missing from your tape constructions of his contemporaries, Tod Dockstader was among America’s foremost composers of musique concrète, creating electronic soundscapes educated by genuine drama and mystery. Created March 20, 1932, in St. Paul, Minnesota, …

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London Sinfonietta

The London Sinfonietta is probably the leading ensembles within the U.K. dedicated largely to modern music. It really is a chamber-sized orchestra, comprising about 17 people, with an individual participant each on violin I, violin II, as well as the additional major instruments from the orchestra, including percussion and consumer …

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Arne Nordheim

b. 20 June 1931, Larvik, Norway. ‘I possess only one small little little bit of music. That’s all might work,’ composer Arne Nordheim mentioned, ‘I rewrite it over and over. It’s an obsession in ways.’ Out of this ‘small little little bit of music,’ Nordheim has generated many forms and …

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Wim Mertens

This Belgian composer isn’t well-known among U.S. viewers, although he offers made several respectable appearances at the brand new Music America celebrations. In Spain, nevertheless, where he was the main topic of a major tv special, he’s a new-music superstar. Mertens’ style utilizes mesmerizing minimalist methods with a feeling of …

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Agata

Agata continues to be guitarist for Melt Banana since co-founding the music group with YaSuKo O. in the first ’90s. Performing nearly specifically with Melt Banana, Agata didn’t bypass to performing a solo task until 2004, when he released Spike, a single guitar documenting, for John Zorn’s Tzadik label.

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Tin Hat Trio

Transplanted from NY towards the Bay Area, the chamber jazz group Tin Hat Trio includes accordionist Rob Burger, guitarist Tag Orton, and violinist Carla Kihlstedt. The group’s exclusive blend of framework, improvisation, and modern classical, folk, globe, and jazz components shows each member’s various other performing encounters. Kihlstedt majored in …

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