This look at early electronic music is interesting if only to see how far we have come in technology. What once was a massive piece of equipment that took up an entire room can now be downloaded and installed in seconds.
Features the music of Jean-Claude Risset, Douglas Leedy, F.R. Moore and more.
Giorgio Moroder (on record sleeves often only Giorgio is an Italian record producer, songwriter and performer based in Los Angeles. When in Munich in the 1970s, he started his own record label called Oasis Records, which several years later became a subdivision of Casablanca Records. His work with synthesizersduring the 1970s and 1980s had a significant influence on New Wave, house, techno and electronic music in general. Particularly well known for his work with Donna Summer during the era of disco (including "Love to Love You Baby" and "I Feel Love"), Moroder is the founder of the former Musicland Studios in Munich, which was used as a recording studio for artists including Electric Light Orchestra, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Elton John.
In addition to producing several hits with Donna Summer, Moroder also produced a number of electronic disco hits for The Three Degrees, two albums for Sparks, a handful of songs onBonnie Tyler's album Bitterblue as well as her 1985 single Here She Comes and a score of songs for a variety of others including David Bowie, Irene Cara, Madleen Kane, Melissa Manchester, Blondie, Japan, and France Joli.
The recipient of multiple music awards, Moroder is additionally noted for his prolific soundtrack work. He is also credited with pioneering and helping to popularize the Eurodisco sound.
Moroder Promo Video Chase from Midnight Express live on German TV From Here to Eternity Donna Summer - I Feel Love Interview about Scarface soundtrack The Right Combination from Scarface soundtrack Freddy Mercury - Love Kills from Metropolis Palm Springs Drive from American Gigolo soundtrack The Duel from Electric Dreams soundtrack News Report on the Cizeta-Moroder V16T Supercar debut Daft Punk, The Collaborators: Giorgio Moroder