The Rise of the Synthesizer In 1967, a German musician named Edgar Froese founded the group Tangerine Dream. Their groundbreaking second album, Alpha Centauri (1970) was a merging of space rock and electronic music that relied heavily on the sounds of keyboards and synthesizers.
May 06, 2020 · Florian Schneider, a keyboardist and co-founder of the German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk, has died after a short battle with cancer, a representative for the band told TheWrap. He was 73.
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No one 'founded' EDM on their own. Music, unlike inventions, is built upon over time. There's no clear point where electronic music ust suddenly popped into existence.
One of the pioneers of Shangaan Electro is an artist named Sho Nozinja, who is also known for taking Shangaan Electro to Europe and the US after being discovered by another artist, Wills Glasspiegel. Nozinja is also behind large street parties that take place.
Aug 13, 2018 · Music junkies have Europe to thank for many of the world’s most legendary bands. While classic rock pioneers like the Rolling Stones and pop icons like ABBA are known to hail from across the pond, there are many more where they came from.
In the early eighties a trio of pioneers in Detroit began merging the sounds of synthpop and Italo-disco with funk. Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and Kevin Saunderson were high school friends who went to dance parties where the music ranged from Kraft...
One of the pioneers of heavy metal and one of its most commercially successful and iconic artists, Ozzy Osbourne was born in Birmingham, England, as John Michael Osbourne. After leaving school and having many odd jobs, he ended up in a band with Geezer Butler. This group then split, leading Ozzy...
Its been quite a challenge for me to find time to get content published regularly. I’m currently working on the following article (40’s and 50’s guitarists) as well as ‘American Music History’ which is a prequel to the ‘Greatest Guitar players in History’ series.
Sep 22, 2011 · 50 female pop pioneers. PJ Harvey. Hailing from Dorset, Polly Jean Harvey was originally part of a trio that released music under the moniker ‘PJ Harvey’. Having dissolved in 2003, she ...