Vangelis: spanning centuries and continents of musical traditions Enjoy this documentary about Vangelis and his music Written by Levente Tóth, originally posted on Notes From A Nebula
Medieval meets electronic in “Empires of Silence” Levente’s 7th studio album unusually blends electronic ambient music with Medieval, Renaissance and ethnic music flavours. The album was inspired by a few unique architectural gems from those periods.
Introduction of Lehel Vandor “Electronic escapism in dictatorships” is perhaps not the most accurate title. After all it is about one specific former communist dictatorship and how people could access music that escaped the censors’ net. Reproduced with permission, an interesting chapter from Lehel Vandor’s autobiographical “Ears”….
Retro synth revival, a Philip K. Dickian sound world The legendary ARP 2600 As to a retro synth revival… …Behringer has recently announced then materialised their plans to make affordable “clones” of legendary instruments like the Minimoog, ARP 2600 and the like… One might feel we…