[sdiy] good books on electronic music/ electronics history?

Oren Leavitt obl64 at ix.netcom.com
Tue May 12 18:55:35 CEST 2009


I have found:

The Sackbut Blues - Hugh LeCaine Pioneer in Electronic Music
by Gayle Young
ISBN 0-660-12006-2 (hard cover)

to be a very good read.
- Oren

Dan Snazelle wrote:
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> 
> so i got the book by roland's founder today (i believe in music)
> 
> it has made me want to get more books like this as something fun to read but also related
> to synth diy and electronics.
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> so i was wondering if any other engineers or inventors or historians have written books
> on Synths or drum machines or electronics related to music,etc but hopefully at a level that is NOT just written for a non technical audience.
> 
> have you read any books like this that you could recommend?
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> 
> i read analog days this summer and that was good, and in the past i have read lots of books on
> music criticism,etc. But i dont know where to start looking for good synth diy or electronic music books that are more than just primers on WHAT IS ELECTRONIC MUSIC?
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> 
> it sure would be nice if somebody like moog had written a book. maybe buchla will?
> 
> anyway...any advice on books highly appreciated!!
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> thanks!!
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> http://www.myspace.com/lossnyc
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> (updated monthly)
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> http://www.soundclick.com/lossnyc.htm
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> http://www.indie911.com/dan-snazelle
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> (or for techno) http://www.myspace.com/snazelle
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> ALSO check out Dan synth/Fx projects:
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> AUDIO ARK:
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> www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJRpvaOcUic
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> www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqIa_lXQNTA&feature=channel_page
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> www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4nJPjGgOcU&feature=channel_page
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> and soundtrack/design work:
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> NEW: check out Dan's sound design from the 1998 award winning film SAFARI by catherine chalmers
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> http://www.catherinechalmers.com/videos.cfm
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