A Relic From The Roots Of Electronic Music

“The Oramics machine is the creation of Daphne Oram, the first director of the BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.

‘Forget everything you’ve ever known about synthesizers. This machine has no piano keyboard or anything like that. It looks like the sort of thing that a mad inventor would make in his shed.'”

Head over to NPR’s All Things Considered for more information, an audio file and video.

Via Matrixsynth

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