Curtis Electromusic Specialities (CEM) is an organization founded by Doug Curtis in 1979 specifically to design and manufacture built-in circuits for music synthesizers. When members of UK’s experimental publish-punk scene heard techno tracks, many began experimenting with EDM. Artists like 808 State and Orbital mixed techno-model rhythms with uncommon electronic sounds to create a new type of music now known as progressive EDM. Some artists had been also impressed by Brian Eno’s atmospheric ambient music, and artists like Aphex Twin and Leftfield quickly started creating ambient EDM tracks. Progressive and ambient EDM artists needed their music to be good for each dancing to and listening to, and these types were often played in particular areas at raves for people who wanted to calm down after dancing.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. â€” In April, the afternoon after BeyoncÃ© headlined the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s opening weekend with an ambitious performance … Read More