BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop

The BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop, a pioneering force in sound effects, would have been 50 this month. Ten years after it was disbanded, what remains of its former glory? …click here! Thanks to Bryan for the link!

Tristram Cary * 1925 – † 2008

Tristram Cary has died at the age of 82, at his home in Adelaide, Australia. One of the heads who dreamed up the EMS VCS3.

Cary was founder (in 1967) of the electronic music studio at the Royal College of Music, and designer/builder of own electronic music facility, one of the longest established private studios in the world. Beginning in Marylebone, it went to Earls Court, then Chelsea and eventually to Fressingfield, Suffolk. The equipment from this studio was brought to Australia, and most of it was incorporated into the expanding teaching studio at Adelaide University. Cary was also a founder Director of EMS (London) Ltd, and co-designer of the VCS3 (Putney) Synthesiser and other EMS products. ..more at Tristram Cary’s wiki