Showing posts with label Delia Derbyshire. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Delia Derbyshire. Show all posts

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Delian Mode - Delia Derbyshire

Delia Derbyshire working at the BBC radiophonic workshop.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Retro Hi-Fi Girl Friday

No fluff this Friday. The most beautiful and talented Delia Derbysire beat matching reel splices. Ahead of her time and incredible

Friday, November 20, 2009

Delia Derbyshire Electronic Music Pioneer at the BBC


Delia Derbyshire started experimenting with tape loops and experimental sounds in the late 50's at the BBC with the Radiophonic Workshop. This was pre synth so every sound was meticulously made by hand. Her main focus was theory and perception of sound. She composed the original Dr.Who theme and worked on various electronica projects. Unfortunately she gave up on electronic music when the synthesizers started to be more widespread. She thought of here work as obsolete since now anyone can just hit a key to get an electronic sound that she had to work so hard to perfect.

This blog post does not do her justice so read about her here.

http://www.delia-derbyshire.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire

Early Reel-to-Reel Beat Matching Virtuosa Delia at work.


1963 Delia - Dr.Who Theme


1969 Delia Love Without Sound