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From skunk3
Sent Fri, Feb 7th 2014, 17:17

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I think that the problem is quite simple... you're thinking of a different
sort of electronic music. Roland was most likely referencing the rise of
electronic dance music as it exists today. Techno, house, etc.


On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Kenny Balys <kenny@beatkamp.com> wrote:

>
> Roland quote:
> "With roots in the very origins of electronic music, Aira....."
>
> Bah!
>
> Such total bullshit arrogance. Roland did not exist when electronic music
> sprang its roots.
>
> This kind of hype marketing sickens me.
>
> I have never seen such hot air from a music company before.
>
> Compare this to Moog's new Sub 37; a synth that really closes the loop
> with the first MiniMoog and can absolutely claim "the origins of electronic
> music". But no pompous hype, we have Amos modestly demonstrating it again
> and again to anyone and everyone at NAMM. Selling it to one customer at a
> time.
>
> Doepfer worked directly with Oskar Sala himself. Do you see Doepfer coming
> off like this? I mean really; the Trautonium, the Ondes Martenot? Musique
> Concrete? Dadaism? Dr. Theremin? That crazy guy in N.Y.C. in 1896?
>
> http://www.br.de/radio/br-klassik/themen/oscar-sala-trautonium-100.html
>
> Grrrrr.... rawr! Grumble grumble rabble.....
>

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<div dir=3D"ltr"><br>I think that the problem is quite simple... you&#39;re=
 thinking of a different sort of electronic music. Roland was most likely r=
eferencing the rise of electronic dance music as it exists today. Techno, h=
ouse, etc.=A0</div>
<div class=3D"gmail_extra"><br><br><div class=3D"gmail_quote">On Fri, Feb 7=
, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Kenny Balys <span dir=3D"ltr">&lt;<a href=3D"mailto:ken=
ny@beatkamp.com" target=3D"_blank">kenny@beatkamp.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:=
<br><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-lef=
t:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<br>
Roland quote:<br>
&quot;With roots in the very origins of electronic music, Aira.....&quot;<b=
r>
<br>
Bah!<br>
<br>
Such total bullshit arrogance. Roland did not exist when electronic music s=
prang its roots.<br>
<br>
This kind of hype marketing sickens me.<br>
<br>
I have never seen such hot air from a music company before.<br>
<br>
Compare this to Moog&#39;s new Sub 37; a synth that really closes the loop =
with the first MiniMoog and can absolutely claim &quot;the origins of elect=
ronic music&quot;. But no pompous hype, we have Amos modestly demonstrating=
 it again and again to anyone and everyone at NAMM. Selling it to one custo=
mer at a time.<br>

<br>
Doepfer worked directly with Oskar Sala himself. Do you see Doepfer coming =
off like this? I mean really; the Trautonium, the Ondes Martenot? Musique C=
oncrete? Dadaism? Dr. Theremin? That crazy guy in N.Y.C. in 1896?<br>
<br>
<a href=3D"http://www.br.de/radio/br-klassik/themen/oscar-sala-trautonium-1=
00.html" target=3D"_blank">http://www.br.de/radio/br-<u></u>klassik/themen/=
oscar-sala-<u></u>trautonium-100.html</a><br>
<br>
Grrrrr.... rawr! Grumble grumble rabble.....<br>
</blockquote></div><br></div>

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