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Brian Eno - The Life Of Brian - Part 1

Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1984

Part 1 of a two part in-depth interview with Brian Eno and his latest collaborator Harold Budd.

Harold Budd - The Sound-Painted World of Harold Budd

Sound On Sound, Dec 1986

The Eno collaborator and leading exponent of American minimalist music, Harold Budd, discloses the fascinating background to his new solo album 'Lovely Thunder', his love of the piano and his strange union with the Cocteau Twins. Mark Prendergast attends the masterclass and takes notes.

Harold Budd - The Serpent and the Pearl

Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1986

Don Goldstein talks to American composer Harold Budd about his past collaborations with such luminaries as Brian Eno and Michael Nyman and, more recently, the Cocteau Twins.

Harold Budd - 20th Century Americans - Harold Budd - Part 2

Music Technology, Feb 1993

Harold Budd - The incredible lightness of being

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Brian Eno - Brian Eno: Thoughts, Words, Music and Art - Part 1

Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

Mark Prendergast begins a two part in-depth appraisal of the thoughts, words, music and art of one of the most influential artists of the last decade: Brian Eno.

Daniel Lanois - The Magic of Daniel Lanois - Part 1

Sound On Sound, Aug 1987

Mark Prendergast interviews this French-Canadian engineer/producer about his long-standing production partnership with Brian Eno and his recent involvement with Peter Gabriel and U2.

Cocteau Twins - The Cocteau Twins

Sound On Sound, Jul 1989

A voice, a few guitars, a bit of processing, and a hell of a lot of inspiration. Mark J. Prendergast investigates...

Brian Eno - Eno: Thoughts, Words, Music and Art - Part 2

Sound On Sound, Feb 1989

Part 2: Mark Prendergast continues his in-depth look at the formation of Eno’s new record company, Land Records, and the use of electronics in his music.

Brian Eno - Eno Sense

Music Technology, Feb 1988

His successful production of U2 has brought musical sage Brian Eno back into the public eye. John Diliberto finds out what's become of his oblique strategies and how he approaches the latest technology.

Daniel Lanois - The Magic of Daniel Lanois - Part 2

Sound On Sound, Sep 1987

In the concluding part of our in-depth interview with this French-Canadian engineer/producer, Mark Prendergast discovers how Lanois recorded the 'So' album with Peter Gabriel and more about his co-production with Brian Eno of U2's 'The Joshua Tree' and 'Unforgettable Fire' LPs.

Michael Brook - Beyond The Infinite

Sound On Sound, Jun 1990

Inventor of the 'infinite guitar', this Canadian born player's haunting multi-layered guitar parts have graced the works of such luminaries as Brian Eno, Jon Hassell, U2's Edge, and Daniel Lanois, though Michael Brook's own music has yet to receive the recognition it deserves. Mark J. Prendergast reports.

Daniel Lanois - Creating Chaos

Music Technology, Oct 1987

Currently enjoying the success of U2's 'The Joshua Tree' album, this French-Canadian producer talks to Paul Tingen about his hand in this, Peter Gabriel's 'So' and other projects.

Hans Joachim Roedelius - Keyboard Music

Sound On Sound, Mar 1990

One of the pioneers of the German electronic music scene, Hans Joachim Roedelius's use of electronic keyboards to treat sound, create atmospheres, and provide sonic backdrops has evolved through collaborations with the likes of Conny Plank, Peter Baumann and Brian Eno. Mark J. Prendergast discovers more about the man and his music.

John Cage - 20th Century Americans - John Cage

Music Technology, Apr 1993

John Cage eavesdropped on the strange noises coming from his own imagination. Geoff Smith and Nicola Walker Smith eavesdrop on the wise words emanating from the man himself, in one of the final interviews of his trailblazing life and the last in MT's exclusive series on modern American composers.

Philip Glass - 20th Century Americans - Philip Glass - Part 1

Music Technology, Jan 1993

Philip Glass: Glazed expression

Wim Mertens - Music For Piano And Voice

Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

Upcoming systems music composer chats to Simon Trask about modern technology, Renaissance music and Belgian pop.

Terry Riley - 20th Century Americans - Terry Riley - Part 3

Music Technology, Mar 1993

The life of (Terry) Riley

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On Tape

Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1984

New Electronic & Instrumental Music In The Late 1980s

Sound On Sound, Apr 1989
An overview

Mark Prendergast presents a general overview of record labels, artists, and recordings that make up the exciting area of new electronic and experimental music in the late 1980s.

We Are The Management

Topic: Music Business | Music Technology, Nov 1988

Who are the music biz' management, and do you really need them? David Bradwell talks to the people who take care of the stars and their affairs.

Smoke

Making Music, Jun 1986

Gossip calypso - giving out the musicians' gossip that no-one else would touch with an ear'ole.

The New Age Music Conundrum

Sound On Sound, Jan 1987

What is 'New Age' music? Who plays it, and why is it apparently so popular? Our resident musicologist Mark Prendergast traces its development back to the work of 'new music' composers Arnold Schoenberg and Erik Satie.

Bill Nelson - The List

One Two Testing, Nov 1983

Bill Nelson compiles a desert island discography.

 

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