The Man Who Scored the World

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Dec 29, 201728m
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The Man Who Scored the World
Dec 29 '1728m
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The synthesizer has become so ubiquitous that you can download them as apps, but in the mid-sixties, less than thirty people owned one. One of them was a pioneering electronic composer named Mort Garson, who used it to soundtrack the CBS live broadcast of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

In this episode, we look at the electronic musicians who used early analog synthesizers to construct what the future sounds like.

Listen with headphones, this one's a trip.

 

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