Thursday, March 16, 2006
Music non stop
"Jeder kann Musik machen" (Everybody can make music) was a statement made by no other than KRAFTWERK founder Ralf Hütter during their 1991 "The Mix" tour - and he probably has said this somewhen before.
Electronic instruments are indeed easier to "play" than conventional instruments - having said that, in my experience, being a musician for 26 years myself, you won´t get away with it unless you have a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to create music.
Of course there are examples of crappy "electro-poppers" out there but there is also a lot of quality in the works of Moby, Lamb or Faithless for instance. It is the idea of this blog to "examine" the evolution of electronic music while investigating bands and trends of the past, present and the future ...