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Artist: DOCKSTADER, TOD
Title: Eight Electronic Pieces
Format: LP
Label: Etats-Unis
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"Originally self-released in 1961 and later issued by Folkways, Tod Dockstaders Eight Electronic Pieces is a foundational document of American electronic music and a stunning first work from this revolutionary composer. Refused access to the resources and funding of the academy and without any interest from the record industry, Dockstader assembled his debut album through three years of his own private labor -- recording after-hours at the New York radio station where he worked. Dockstaders approach was informed by the laboratory experiments of his European contemporaries Edgar Varèse and Pierre Schaefer as well as by the aleatory compositional techniques and neo-dadaist aesthetics of John Cage. While Dockstader famously described his music as organized sound, Eight Electronic Pieces is not pure musique concrète. Oscillators pulse and clash with fragments of incidental tape music, leaving collages of sound as tuneful and memorable as they are otherworldly. A visionary debut that presages the abstract ambience of modern IDM and an essential addition to any collection of early electronic music. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies on clear vinyl." - Etas-Unis.

Artist: DOCKSTADER, TOD
Title: 8 Electronic Pieces
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
Reissue of a 1961 Folkways electronic music album. "Tod Dockstader assembled this terrifically unique and fresh collection of synthetic analog sound for release back in 1961. Dormant and nearly forgotten for some 40 years, Locust brings this gem back into print for another go around you wont want to miss out on. Dockstader has been characterized by many as a true antecedent to the techno and ambient electro scenes popularized by the likes of Aphex Twin, a visionary figure who the Washington Post has called One of the Giants in his Field. This brand new re-edition features original notes, newly remastered sound and new liner notes by Jason Ankeny with present-day reflections by Dockstader himself." - Locust
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Artist: DOCKSTADER, TOD
Title: Bellstomp/Pond Dance/Boingo Background
Format: 10"
Label: Mordant Music
Country: UK
Price: $14.00
"Me, Myself & Ekoplekz present two versions of Tod Dockstader library production tunes from his 1979/1981 LPs for Aldwych stalwarts Boosey & Hawkes...one veers towards saline techno, the other remains a resolute radiophonic bubbler...both of us are well chuffed to have had the chance to tamper with the wiley tape sages great work ..." - Baron Mordant.
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Artist: DOCKSTADER, TOD
Title: Electronic Vol. 1
Format: LP
Label: Mordant Music
Country: UK
Price: $29.00
"Cardboard box, Aldwych...the Boosey & Hawkes tape bakery...an occasional MM haunt...1979 resuscitated...coMMissioned plasm portrait...Tod Dockstaders synth-based library production music lives again with the first of two bulbous volumes...to this day TD remains a gargant of free-spirited nocturnal composition...shards of avant garde on the trunk line...Vibrations Inc...." - Mordant Music.
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Artist: DOCKSTADER, TOD
Title: Electronic Vol. 2
Format: LP
Label: Mordant Music
Country: UK
Price: $29.00
"Mordant Music spore the second Tod Dockstader library album salvo after the first volume took local councils by storm. 1981 is the year in question this time and once again Dockstader deploys an arsenal of synths for the Aldwych-based Boosey & Hawkes, a behemoth of the avant garde shows the digital age how to synth-spar with aplomb." -Mordant.

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