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Klaus Schulze vs Jean Michel Jarre

Klaus Schulze vs Jean Michel Jarre - so why is Jarre well known? My question is why Schulze has more than 40 albums to his name (according to the web) or many more than Jarre at least, but is still the lesser known of the two. I only discovered Schulze recently, but I love his music so far from several different albums. I guess this is a question on musical history. [more inside]
posted by sockpim on Jun 16, 2014 - 7 answers

Smart electronic music to sweat to

Need music to keep me going at the gym. The caveat is that it isn't mindless pop music, but something with some complexity. [more inside]
posted by kbbbo on Jan 22, 2014 - 23 answers

Minor key electronic songs—please recommend!

What are some minor key electronic/house/ambient songs similar to Moby's "Hotel Intro" on the Hotel album? [more inside]
posted by ArgyleGargoyle on Dec 24, 2013 - 10 answers

Looking for good spacey music streams

Long story short - diagnosed with ADHD, went on Adderall, changed my life, and I've found that I'm particularly productive if listening to non-lyrical, somewhat unpredictable/atonal music in my headphones. My go-to web streams are Soma.FM's Space Station Soma and Deep Space One, but both of these stations often feature music with vocal interludes or samples. These distract me a bit, as well as making me laugh, because the interludes are often quite hilariously stereotypical (reminiscent of Strong Bad's electronic classic "The System Is Down"). So basically, I'm looking for web streams of spacey music without vocals. Any ideas?
posted by downing street memo on Dec 19, 2013 - 16 answers

Recommend cheesy dancy electronic pop for a seven-year-old

My seven-year-old son won a cheap-and-basic MP3 player at a charity tombola. Since then he's been pointing out tunes that he'd like to carry around. I need to find some more! [more inside]
posted by pipeski on Sep 3, 2013 - 25 answers

Control a web browser using a USB controller (Korg NanoKONTROL)?

I want to be able to use my Korg NanoKONTROL to DJ using Grooveshark and other things. Does anyone know if/how this is possible? Thanks yall.
posted by defmute on May 25, 2013 - 10 answers

Ethereal yet poppy electronic music?

Looking for more ethereal electronic (is that even what the kids call it these days?) music with a certain feeling to it - sort of happy, sort of sad, slightly otherworldly, all blending to create a dreamy, transcendant feeling. [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Apr 25, 2013 - 52 answers

Great tunes to code to?

Hello, I'm trying to get a playlist for my hubbie for him to code to - ideally electronica, drum and bass, EDM or even modern classical like Arvo Part. Only caveat is that there must be no lyrics - I'd love to hear your favourite picks! I've got a bunch up already at blip for him - he listens to my radio station there - user name - emilybear - to give you an idea of what I've got there currently but I need more, so much more as there's a whole lot of coding to be done. Thanks!
posted by ebear on Feb 19, 2013 - 28 answers

What are the electronic music maestro guys using nowadays?

Which programs do the current batch of electronic music wizz kids use? Any pointers for getting started, forums, etc would be awesome! [more inside]
posted by aqueousdan on Feb 8, 2013 - 8 answers

Getting good electronic dance music in Vancouver, BC

Where does a thirty-something resident of Vancouver go for electronic dance music? [more inside]
posted by TangoCharlie on Jan 25, 2013 - 2 answers

Is SoundCloud a good gift for a new electronic musician?

Is there a better gift in the $40 range for a budding dubstep/electro musician (in his 60s) seeking to get the word out than SoundCloud Premium? [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Dec 24, 2012 - 7 answers

Searching for beautiful emotional minimal music

Searching for beautiful emotional minimal music in the vein of Max Cooper, Marek Hemmann. [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Nov 25, 2012 - 10 answers

Gear geekin

Starting package of gear for live electronic music? [more inside]
posted by aesacus on Aug 30, 2012 - 7 answers

Help me find some dubstep.

I don't know much about electronic music. I know I like the deep, twisting, inertial sounds and rhythms of stereotypical dubstep. But whenever I go through "best album"-type lists of dubstep albums, almost all of them are more subdued. That's not to say I don't like them -- the oft-recommended London Zoo and Untrue now have a permanent spot in my music rotation -- but they just don't have that intense WUB WUB WUB feel. Here's a good example of what I'm looking for. What are some great albums with music in this style?
posted by archagon on Aug 27, 2012 - 10 answers

Name that Instrument

What is the breathy instrument playing the melody heard at 2:36 of this song? [more inside]
posted by 3FLryan on Aug 25, 2012 - 7 answers

Music to accompany sunrise, after being out all night

Searching for "sunrise" sets, albums, and songs: powerful and restorative music to cap an adventure or an epic night. [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Aug 12, 2012 - 35 answers

Help me find machine music that isn't abrasive, but also isn't predictable.

Help me find electronic music that sounds like machines. Some examples are Diamond Catalog, SPK, and Nate Young. Boards of Canada also comes very close. Unsettling but not aggressive (e.g. not Big Black). Chaotic but not out of control (e.g. not Merzbow's Merzbeat or Pulse Demon). Thanks!
posted by yaymukund on Apr 6, 2012 - 18 answers

C'mon, let's move it!

I'd love your recommendations for some upbeat, happy, dance/electronic music (probably from Europe), based on a couple of tracks inside. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Mar 28, 2012 - 4 answers

How do you keep track of DJs and dance music

How do you keep track of and find new DJs and electronic music - the kind you would dance to at clubs and festivals? The rules seem to be different compared to album-based rock/pop music I'm more familiar with. [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Feb 17, 2012 - 17 answers

Drum sampling options?

I'm a drummer in an indie-rock band with a 5-piece kit who is looking to expand my setup to include a drum sampling pad. I want something that has unique percussion sounds (not just cheesy electronic beats), built-in effects, plenty of storage space to upload my own samples, and the ability to record and loop live drumbeats. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by jonnyalvarez on Feb 7, 2012 - 5 answers

Help me make better electronic music.

Help me move forward in producing electronic music. [more inside]
posted by lobbyist on Dec 12, 2011 - 16 answers

I like loops and beats. But what does one call them?

I like electronic music. But what kind would this be considered? [more inside]
posted by actionpact on Nov 13, 2011 - 11 answers

music with computers

I want to learn how to make electronic music. But I need to learn in a way that guides me...very...slowly...and directedly. (Also, as free-of-charge as humanly possible.) [more inside]
posted by threeants on Nov 5, 2011 - 12 answers

Gimme that Old-Time Synth Music: CA East Bay Edition

CA East Bay Area Electronic Music: Where can I find it? [more inside]
posted by lekvar on Nov 2, 2011 - 9 answers

Booptsbooptsbooptsbompbomp

What's this particular old drum machine beat? [more inside]
posted by solarion on Sep 20, 2011 - 10 answers

What are the best programs for electronic music production?

What are the best programs for electronic music production? [more inside]
posted by wooh on Aug 21, 2011 - 15 answers

Need new electronic music.

Give me everything with a side of synth, please. [more inside]
posted by griphus on Jun 12, 2011 - 20 answers

EDM music in Holland this summer

Piggybacking on the question below, what are some EDM music shows and festivals worth seeing in Holland / Europe this summer? [more inside]
posted by masters2010 on May 9, 2011 - 3 answers

The Theory and Technique of Obtuse Electronic Music Textbook Writing.

Miller Puckette's The Theory and Technique of Electronic Music, as a textbook, seems obtuse and unrefined to me. Am I missing something? [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Apr 21, 2011 - 6 answers

Home Electronic Music Studio - DA signal paths and other questions.

Re-building my electronic music home studio with a new computer at the heart of it. Have lots of pieces but not sure of optimal setup/signal path. [more inside]
posted by erebora on Feb 10, 2011 - 6 answers

What was that music webapp I had on my iPod?

What was that music webapp I had on my iPod? Help me remember the site I had saved to my homescreen a while ago. I'm fairly sure it was a webapp and not a proper app. I seem to remember the name for the icon was shortened to a two-letter acronym; I thought it was DI for digitalinspiration.com but googling that shows I was wrong. I'll try to describe it anyway: the app had a series of square, colourful icons down the left-hand side, not unlike the style to the iTunes gift card drawings. Each icon represented a category; I definately remember 'lounge', and the others were mostly dance/electronic music related genres like house, groove etc. probably hip-hop stuff too. Definately a cool and groovy site.
posted by Deor on Feb 10, 2011 - 2 answers

Help me find this Swedish trance musician.

Trying to remember a trance artist from back in the MP3.com days. [more inside]
posted by circular on Feb 8, 2011 - 9 answers

FUTURE DISKO

Hey, Music nerds! I'm looking for tracks with the same kind of vibe as Justus Köhncke's "Timecode" or Alden Tyrell's "Love Explosion". [more inside]
posted by dunkadunc on Jan 24, 2011 - 10 answers

How to record binaural electronic music?

I´m looking for a way to record electronic music using binaural technology. I already have all the necessary equipment (binaural mics, dummy head, DAW, etc.), but I want to record the sounds DIRECTLY from the source without using the dummy head, is it possible? [more inside]
posted by Matrod on Nov 28, 2010 - 6 answers

I like songs that are very electronic sounding but also poppy and accessible. Help.

I like songs that are very electronic sounding but also poppy and accessible. Help. [more inside]
posted by joeyjoejoejr on Nov 22, 2010 - 26 answers

What's that cone-ripping, Sugalumps-like bass?

What's the bass & drum style of Flight of the Conchords Sugalumps, particularly 9th through 15th second of the video, called? Rhapsody's genres has something called Electro-Funk which includes artists like the Bass Mekanik that include test tones on some albums and Bass Transmission. I'm particularly interested in the sustained low low bass "notes," particularly when combined with higher percussion (snare) in a really danceable, but somewhat slow tempo.
posted by morganw on Oct 13, 2010 - 10 answers

Techno-Rock?

What is it called when a techno/similar artist mixes a song with chunks or samples of rock songs? What are some artists or songs that do this? [more inside]
posted by Diplodocus on Sep 27, 2010 - 20 answers

Songs similar to MFA, Gui Boratto? (for a running playlist).

Songs similar to MFA, Gui Boratto? (for a running playlist). [more inside]
posted by moteldemoka on Sep 9, 2010 - 17 answers

Take me hiiiiigher.

Is the housey piano bit of Sweet Shop by Doctor P a sample? Are the vocals? Any recommendations for more music like that?
posted by phrontist on Sep 6, 2010 - 7 answers

Non-repetitive electronic music?

Recommend me non-repetitive electronic music. [more inside]
posted by fizzzzzzzzzzzy on Aug 30, 2010 - 24 answers

F*ck Yeah?

F*ck Yeah! or Hell Yeah? or I don't know if Yeah belongs there. Who is this band? [more inside]
posted by studentbaker on Aug 6, 2010 - 6 answers

NAME THAT GENRE!

Name that tune and genre. [more inside]
posted by tunestunes on Jul 20, 2010 - 5 answers

Cracklin' MIDI

Electronic musicians: help a brother out with MIDI and latency issues? [more inside]
posted by echo target on Jun 30, 2010 - 9 answers

Emotionally varying music

I need recommendations for a mid-length piece of instrumental music which varies a lot in expressive emotional content to be used in a neural imaging experiment. Please provide links to listenable extracts (i.e. amazon mp3 clips or you tube). [more inside]
posted by leibniz on Jun 4, 2010 - 10 answers

"Yeah, but I think punctuality is slightly different from rhythm."

[HobbyFilter] Help a guy with a demonstrated inaptitude for music make some. [more inside]
posted by griphus on May 21, 2010 - 10 answers

Identify this electronic music single from Major Lazer at Coachella.

Electronic Music Filter: Help me identify this song. It was played in the Major Lazer set Coachella and I'm pretty sure either Club 75 and/or Erol Alkan played it as well. [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Apr 20, 2010 - 1 answer

its a helluva drug

Can anyone help me ID a long dj mix which, using samples, details the history of cocaine? [more inside]
posted by mannequito on Apr 14, 2010 - 1 answer

European Music Nerds!

European Music Nerds! I'm putting together a show for a local community radio station and am looking for (preferably foreign-language) not very mainstream music from Europe. [more inside]
posted by dunkadunc on Mar 19, 2010 - 23 answers

Best Canadian/North American Schools for Electronic Composition

What are some of the leading computer music (electronic composition) schools in Canada? What about North America? [more inside]
posted by ageispolis on Mar 2, 2010 - 5 answers

Can you identify this house song?

Can you identify this house song? [more inside]
posted by EvaDestruction on Feb 7, 2010 - 5 answers

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