Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, Sixth Edition, presents an extensive history of electronic music--from its historical beginnings in the late nineteenth century to its everchanging present--recounting the musical ideas that arose in parallel with technological progress. In four parts, the author details the fundamentals of electronic music, its history, the major synthesizer innovators, and contemporary practices.
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Hip hop culture has infiltrated every aspect of American life but back in 1970's New York, two topics defined the era: disco music and crime. Over in the Bronx, 16-year-old Jamaican immigrant Clive Campbell (aka. DJ Kool Herc) wasn’t a fan of either. This is the story of how DJ Kool Herc made New York the birthplace of hip hop.