Dienstag, 11. August 2020

100 Years Of Theremin

Theremin - Wikipedia

London based musician and producer Gaudi released an album celebrating the 100 year of developing Theremin. I must admit that I didn't knew anything about this instrument before. But listening to this tribute album it makes a lot of sense using it for dub reggae. For me it sounds like the missing link of roots reggae and sci-fi sound. For this album Gauid gathered legendary producers like Mad Professor, Dennis Bovell and Adrian Sherwood and their work is superb. A fantastic album for long hot summer nights. 


TheRobster hat gesagt…

See if you can track down anything by Clara Whitmore. She was an early proponent of electronic music and helped Louis Theremin develop this instrument. There are recordings of her playing it dating back to the 1920s. It's fascinating stuff.

And of course, perhaps the most famous Theremin use in pop music has to be in 'Good Vibrations'...

George hat gesagt…

I think The John Spencer Blues Explosion use a theremin, as does the theme tune to Midsomer Murders