Practical Electronica: A Trailer from Public Information on Vimeo.
This experimental documentary from multi-media artist Ian Helliwell examines early electronic music in Britain - focussing on the work of FC Judd (1914-1992), and his experiments during the 1950s and 60s with the new sound worlds of musique concrete and electronics.
Exploring the little known career of this English musician, inventor and author, the spotlight is on his experimental sound and the amateur tape recording activity of his day, filling in a lost chapter in electronic music history.
UK 2011 Dir. Ian Helliwell 59 min.
Practical Electronica complements Mouse On Mars & André de Ridder with musikFabrik + Oval, an evening of groundbreaking German electronic music, spearheaded by Mouse on Mars’s new orchestral piece Paeanumnion (Barbican Hall, Fri 25 Nov, 8pm).
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