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When I was in college, electronic music was fairly new and seemed to be the future. Walter (now Wendy) Carlos led the way in popularity with Switched on Bach. But for those of us who wanted more, Morton Subotnik seemed to lead the way. I attended many seminars on the Moog and Buchla synths, read what material was available, and ultimately found it to be empty of music. It was all about the sounds and effects and devoid of human emotion. The fabulous electronics became mainstream, but more as a replacement for traditional instruments and the weird sci-fi effects are gone. I keep the theremin I built and it makes an interesting toy for Halloween, but that's about it. Vangelis and others of his ilk I never liked at all.
Back when, I found some of Subotnik's work quite expressive, especially The Wild Bull — and my girlfriend's dog used to hate and bark at Tomita.
 
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