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Interview Series | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Philip Glass: Glazed expression
Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1984
Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Sep 1985
Category crossing contemporary composer cornered
Interview | Sound On Sound, Mar 1989
Philip Glass is best known for his work as a minimalist classical composer, but recently he's been completing work in fields as diverse as opera, piano recitals, film and synth ensembles. Mark Jenkins talked to the minimalist maestro during a fleeting visit to London for his latest opera, 'The Making Of The Representative From Planet 8'.
Interview | Making Music, Jul 1986
The man the man who the man who makes the man who the man who the man who makes repetitive music.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1983
Fashionably minimalistic, America's premier avant garde composer recently visited the UK for an all too brief concert tour. He has been cited by many international stars as one of their first influences, yet commercial success has eluded him. Dan Goldstein listens to what he has to say
Interview | Sound On Sound, Nov 1991
The Making Of A New Music Supremo
Philip Glass is the best known, and certainly the best paid, contemporary new music composer. In London for performances of his music for the films Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi, he talked to Mark J. Prendergast.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1985
Handle With Care
Systems composer Philip Glass is still high technology's best-known 'serious music' champion. But how good have the performances of his latest opera, 'Akhnaten' really been? Annabel Stott again.
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Interview | Music Technology, Feb 1989
Their '88 acid house hits took Britain's clubland by storm, but now S' Express are taking their sampling a stage further. Tim Goodyer enjoys the trip.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Sep 1991
Despite an outward contempt for technology, Steve Reich has exploited it to create some of the century's seminal works of modern music, and will rely on the latest in digital electronics for his current project. Mark J. Prendergast tries to make sense of it all.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
Mark J. Prendergast interviews California-born musician Terry Riley, the influential inventor of 'minimalist' music.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1986
The quiet man of systems music tells Simon Trask why his work is so often misunderstood - and why tomorrow's 'serious music' won't be possible without computers.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1983
An in-depth interview with this multitalented musician/composer/producer who reveals the techniques used on his new LP and explains how to use the E-bow to best advantage
Interview | Sound On Sound, Feb 1991
Laurie Anderson, pioneer and populariser of avant-garde electronic music, and arguably the performance artist, recently brought her 'Empty Places' show to the UK. Interview by Mark J. Prendergast.
Interview | 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.
Interview Series | Music Technology, Feb 1993
Harold Budd - The incredible lightness of being
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1983
Founder of Ultravox, John Foxx talks here about his new projects, new album and his return to the live stage.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1985
An ex-music critic turns prolific avant garde composer and finds himself in demand from the Time Out fraternity. Dan Goldstein talks to the man everyone calls a systems music composer—wrongly.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1986
Brian’s younger brother talks to Tim Goodyer about Erik Satie, the state of pop, and being related to somebody more famous than you are.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Jan 1992
Although Michael Nyman's name and music became known through Peter Greenaway's extraordinary films, Prospero's Books may see not just the peak but also the end of their creative partnership. But Nyman has other strings to his bow, as Mark J. Prendergast discovers.
Interview | Sound On Sound, Feb 1993
Interview | Sound On Sound, Apr 1993
Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1991
Jon Hassell has been at the leading edge of new music for three decades, with major contributions to western avant garde and world music. Following the re-release of two classic albums from the early '80s, Mark J. Prendergast presents a retrospective of Hassell's work.
Interview | Music Technology, Aug 1987
A successful composer of minimal music or would-be writer of pop instrumentals? Tim Goodyer isn't sure so he challenges the man himself for the answers.
Interview Series | 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.