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Modulations (1998)

The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation.

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Iara Lee

Writer:

Peter Shapiro
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arthur Baker Arthur Baker ... Himself
Afrika Bambaataa ... Himself
Carl Cox Carl Cox ... Himself
David Kristian David Kristian ... Himself
Derrick May Derrick May ... Himself
Moby ... Himself
Robert Moog Robert Moog ... Himself
Giorgio Moroder ... Himself
Genesis P-Orridge ... Himself
Rob Playford Rob Playford ... Himself
DJ Spooky DJ Spooky ... Himself
Karlheinz Stockhausen Karlheinz Stockhausen ... Himself
Danny Tenaglia Danny Tenaglia ... Himself
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The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation.

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cinema for the ear

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Official Sites:

Caipirinha Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hanghullámok See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$72,688, 11 September 1998

Gross USA:

$138,425, 21 March 1999
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Caipirinha Productions See more »
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Color
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Hold It Down
Performed by 2 Bad Mice
Written by Rob Playford (as R. Playford), S. O'Keeffe, S. Colebrooke
Produced by Rob Playford
Published by Songs of Polygram International/BMI
Courtesy of Moving Shadow Records
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Music for your mind's metronome
12 January 1999 | by apostasySee all my reviews

Pretty fine documentary. Whole thing concentrates almost exclusively on club-oriented electro-music, be House, Ambient, Illbient, Techno-Acid-Wash-Trance-Electro-Acoustic-Drumming or whatnot. I would've much preferred to see more variety included: Xenakis, Japanoise, etc. But then again there's only so much film that can be shot. Above all worth seeing again and again, if only for the wisdom of Genesis.


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