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Grandfather of Electronics and Synths at Todaysart Festival

76 Years Old Musical Inventor Jean-Jacques Perrey Makes his Dutch Debut. TodaysArt, formerly known as the “CultuurNacht”, is a yearly international and multidisciplinary festival in The Hague for contemporary creative art. The emphasis of the fourth edition of the TodaysArt Festival, to be held this year on the 22nd and the 23rd of September in […]

Circuit bending

Circuit bending is the creative short-circuiting of low voltage, battery-powered electronic audio devices such as guitar effects, children’s toys and small synthesizers to create new musical instruments and sound generators. Circuit bending is the creative short-circuiting of low voltage, battery-powered electronic audio devices such as guitar effects, children’s toys and small synthesizers to create new […]

Jean Jacques Perrey Live at San Francisco’s "Recombinant Media Labs"

On August 29, 2006 8pm Jean Jacques PERREY will play a live concert in San Francisco’s Recombinant Media Labs of “Happy Retro Moog Pop”! In the 60s, the 77-year-old composer produced some of the most amazingly inventive/humorous music ever collaged together with a razor blade and tape, on albums like The In Sound From Way […]

“VOCALISE”: New CD by Masami Takeuchi

Vocalise by Masami Takeuchi

A message from Masami Takeuchi: Dear all theremin enthusiasts, The new CD “VOCALISE” by Masami Takeuchi, a Japanese Theremin player, will be brought out on 28th August, 2006 – the 110th birthday of Lev Termen. Masami Takeuchi is pupil of Lydia Kavina, this release of the 2nd CD has been 5 years since the last […]

Foundation Established to Honor Electronic Music Pioneer Bob Moog

A new foundation to honor his remarkable legacy of scientific innovation and intellectual curiosity. Asheville, NC. August 21, 2006 – Family, friends and colleagues of the late Robert A. Moog, inventor of the modern electronic synthesizer, have created a new foundation to honor his remarkable legacy of scientific innovation and intellectual curiosity. The Bob Moog […]

Beautiful RCA Theremin on Ebay

Restored a few years ago by Mr. Floyd Engels. See below for item description and photos. Find the auction here. Very rare RCA Theremin model AR-1264 from 1929. Very unusual electronic musical instrument from 75 years ago. About 500 of these units were produced just before the depression. This particular instrument had been professionally restored […]

So Long, Bob

Bob Moog in his garden.

Bob Moog died on sunday at his home in Asheville, N.C. He was 71. He is survived by his wife, Ileana, his five children, Laura Moog Lanier, Matthew Moog, Michelle Moog-Koussa, Renee Moog, and Miranda Richmond; and the mother of his children, Shirleigh Moog.

Metodo per Theremin

Thanks to our technical editor Giorgio Necordi the Method for Theremin by Clara Rockmore (revised by David Miller and Jeffrey McFarland-Johnson) is now available also in italian (english and spanish editions can be downloaded from Electrotheremin.com). Grazie al nostro technical editor Giorgio Necordi il Metodo per Theremin di Clara Rockmore (rivisto da David Miller e […]

Wendy Carlos

Wendy Carlos

Wendy Carlos is an American composer and electronic musician. She was one of the first famous performers of electronic music using synthesisers. Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos, November 14, 1939 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island) is an American composer and electronic musician. Wendy Carlos was one of the first famous performers of electronic music using synthesisers. […]

Ether Music 2005, A Celebration of the Theremin

Thereminists and theremin enthusiasts from around the world are invited for 3 days of interactive workshops and stellar performances that will excite, entertain, and inform. Asheville, NC Come visit the beautiful mountains and join us Thursday, August 4 though Sunday, August 7, 2005 for a one-of-a-kind event. Thereminists and theremin enthusiasts from around the world […]