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David Alexander McDonald

Given birth to Steven Edward McDonald in the British Midlands in 1956, McDonald started formal musical teaching while an orchestral percussionist in age ten, getting an avid enthusiast of classical music after viewing 2001: AN AREA Odyssey in 1968. A family group proceed to Mandeville, Jamaica, in 1969 opened up …

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Woo

British brothers Clive and Tag Ives started Woo in the first ’80s, recording and launching various eclectic sounds, most dropping beneath the blanket genre of modern, but spiraling away toward notions of ambient sounds, jazz, and various other spiritual assumes contemporary music. The brothers Woo debut was included with 1981’s …

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Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm is a German composer and musician whose function combines acoustic and electronic musical instruments with a major concentrate on pianos and synthesizers. His recordings range between solo and ready piano compositions to melodic synthesizer parts, aswell as soundtrack function. Frahm’s debut LP, Streichelfisch, merging heavy digital glitch with …

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Western Automatic

Matt Christensen formed European Auto in 1997 like a creative store for experimental consumer electronics, much like pioneer Brian Eno. Incorporating textured horns, string plans, and piano, Traditional western Automatic’s sultry soundscapes produced its debut with It’s 1995, released on Loose Thread Recordings in 2000.

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George Winston

Self-described “rural folk piano” player George Winston was among the initial and most effective proponents from the genre of modern instrumental music later on dubbed modern. Although created in Michigan in 1949, he grew up mainly in Montana, the intense seasonal adjustments he experienced there later on significantly influencing the …

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Mychael Danna

Composer/keyboardist Mychael Danna was created in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and showed music skill early in lifestyle. Performing and piano lessons described his youth and early adolescence, but a hands injury at age group 14 finished his piano profession. Danna switched to synthesizer rather and focused on his composing abilities. After earning …

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Thomas Köner

Mostly of the music artists with ties towards the unrelated but somewhat connected areas of modern avant-garde, techno, and indie rock and roll, Thomas Köner offers released albums of sparse atmosphere for the Dutch Barooni label, recorded similarly skeletal and lo-fi techno (with Andy Mellwig) seeing that Porter Ricks, and …

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Syntaks

Copenhagen, Denmark’s Jakob Skott debuted his heavily processed desire pop productions while Syntaks in 2001, when the MP3 label DataMusik issued a three-track saving. The following yr, Skott and regular collaborators Jonas Munk (aka Manual) and Jess Kahr released the post-rock/IDM cross Orion, as Limp, within the Morr Music label. …

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Michael Nyman

Celebrated for his modular, repetitive design, minimalist composer Michael Nyman was among experimental music’s most high-profile proponents, most widely known regarding the his film results for director Peter Greenaway. Blessed in London on March 23, 1944, he examined on the Royal Academy of Music and King’s University, London, under communist …

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Marsen Jules

Dortmund, Germany’s Martin Juhls creates immersive, sentimental ambient music beneath the name Marsen Jules. His items typically consider acoustic loops (especially strings, guitars, and pianos) and surround them with ethereal echo, creating soothing however melancholy atmospheres. While his lush, repeated items may seem basic on the top, they possess a …

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