Music History Context

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  • Pierre Henry

    Pierre Henry
    Pierre Henry was born in paris on the 9th of December 1927. Between 1938 and 1948 he studied at the Paris Conservatoire, whislt he was studying there, he was struck by things that hed later use as part of his music. In this time Henry was introduced to the pioneer Pierre Schaeffer, Later on The pair Started to work together and developed music concrete to be bigger and better. Over the years he produced and composed many albums including the first music concrete to be on film.
  • Music Concrete

    Music Concrete
    In 1948, A French Composer, Pierre Schaeffer developed the genre of music concrete, with his associates in an experimental studio. Music Concrete,is music created with, sounds from everyday objects that have been manipulated to change the fundimentals of that sound into something different. The Genre came about after people realised that the tape that analogue tape recorders used could be cut and changed. The Introduction of Daws has also made this genre easier to develop.
  • First Commercial Tape Recorder

    First Commercial Tape Recorder
    After WWII, An American audio engineer(Jack Mullin)Discovered and brought back 2 German Magnetophon machines, The Engineer demonstrated the potential of the machines to Bing Crosby Who then invested into the production of them. A Year After the company Ampex Released the first commercial model, The Ampex Model 200. This Model could only record 4 tracks but people were impressed by the feature of being able to overdub, through the years tape decks improved to host more tracks, until daws arrived.
  • Electronic Drums And Pads

    Electronic Drums And Pads
    Electronic Drums And Pads, Are instruments composed of triggers that play a sampled or synthesized sound when hit. Nowadays The market is split between full kits like the Roland TD-50K and Pads like the Roland SPD-SX, but these products are mindblowing compared to the first commercial release in 1976. The Pollard Syndrum, was the frist offical electronic drum, The Product came with 4 pads that each triggered 1 of 4 synths inbuilt to one machine.
  • MIDI

    MIDI
    In 1983, the first MIDI connection was made live at that years NAMM Show. MIDI is a universal connection used to control analogue and digital instruments all from one computer or keyboard. The Idea came about as a resolution to connecting multiple instruments, at the time everything was connceted through 1/4 Jack Cables but the problem was that rival companies never had the same tech making it impossible to connect these instruments.
  • Rick Allen (Def Leppard)

    Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
    In 1984, The Drummer of Def Leppard, Tragically losing his arm in a car accident. After The Accident the Drummer was determined to continue his music career with Def Leppard. Rick spent time redeveloping his kit with a mix of acoustic and electric drums, this was so he could still play everything but with both feet and his right arm. If Someone were too asking me, what is a good use for electronic drums?, He would Be my Anwser.
  • Atari ST

    Atari ST
    The Atari ST was the first computer to have built in MIDI ports, this meant that as well as being a great home computer for families, it sat very well for musicians and produces looking to branch into something more than hard instruments and analog recording techniques. With this Machine came the development of Steinberg's Pro 24, this was an 8 track sequencer that took full capabilities of the ST's MIDI Ports, Later this software evolved into the Start OF the Cubase that we know today!
  • Loop Pedal Beginning

    The First ever commercial loop pedal / machine was released in 1993.This was the Paradis Loop Delay. this allowed muscians to record in and loop there instruments to build up a live performance from scatch. This allowed audiences to see more of an artists creative improvisation and allows an artist to give each show a different experience. after this the development of loop pedals and arists that use them have become main stream. some popular artsists being: Ed Sheeran and Marc Rebillet
  • Marc Rebillet ("Loop Daddy")

    Marc Rebillet ("Loop Daddy")
    In 2016 an artist by the name of Marc Rebillet came about on YouTube. Marc Started by livestreaming and uploading videos of his completely improvised sets and songs to Youtube. From There he has worked hard to become a bigger name in the industry and has been on tour multiple times with aweird yet amazing audience. He uses mainstage and the BOSS RC-505 Loop station, to create songs on the spot to a particular theme. Marc Rebillet is Changing how artists and audiences view the looping scene