The inventor of the revolutionary EMS VC3 electronic synthesizer is set to release unheard tapes of his early experiments with the device.
Peter Zinovieff first developed the device in a garden shed in Putney, where many of these early experiments were recorded.
The device was the first portable synth device of its time, and became widely used by a wide array of ground breaking musicians, including David Bowie, Pete Townsend and, later, the Chemical Brothers.
'The Electronic Calendar: The EMS Tapes' is a 21 track collection featuring Zinoveiff’s early experiments with the instrument, and provides a fascinating insight into the device that formed the backbone of so many sounds that we now know and love.
Zinovieff, 82, is still composing electronic music - let us assume that he's since moved out of his old garden shed in Putney.
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