V/A - Square Wave 2: Electronic Music 1955-1983



An excellent compilation of groundbreaking works in a then still-nascent genre. Or to the uninitiated, some haunting textures punctuated by bleeps and bloops. Released by Default Tapes.

TRACKLIST:

SIDE A

Delia Derbyshire - Dreaming (1976)
Raymond Scott - Lightworks (1960)
Slava Tsukerman - Sunset (1982)
Iannis Xenakis - Orient Occident (1960)
Dariush Dolat Shahi-Razm (1983)
Daphne Oram - Manchester 2/Electronic Sound Patterns (1962)
James Tenney - Collage No. 1 Blue Suede (1961)
Jean Eichelberger Ivey - Pinball (1965)
Yannis Vlachopoulous - Morphes 2 (1974)
Claudio Rocchi - Apertura (1975)
Laurie Spiegel - Pentachrome (1980)
Hugh Le Cain - Dripsody (1955)
Tod Dockstader - Pond Dance (1980)
Bruce Haack - When The Music Stops (1972)
Malcolm Clarke - Midsummer Elves/Fairy Appears/Fair Disappears (1976)

SIDE B

Daphne Oram - Hospital (196?)
Richard Maxfield - Night Music (1966)
Ilhan Mimaroglu - Bowery Bum (1964)
Morton Subotnick - Until Spring (1976)
Raymond Scott - The Bassline Generator (1966)
Tod Dockstader - Night Wolves (1980)
Philip Sanderson - Under Press Of Sail (1979)
Conrad Schnitzler - Electric Garden (1978)
Harmonia - Watussi (1974)
Bernard Parmegiani - Pop Eclectic (1968)
Alvin Lucier - North American Time Capsule 1967
Jean Baronnet + Francois Dufrene - u47 (1960)



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