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Electronic Limited 180gram Vinyl LP

Delia Derbyshire / Brian Hodgs

Label: Silva Screen Records
Release Date: 25 August 2017
Format: LP Vinyl

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Delia Derbyshire / Brian Hodgson / David Vorhaus Electronic Limited 180gram Vinyl LP

Originally released in 1969, this LP features music by BBC Radiophonic Workshop members Delia Derbyshire and Brian Hodgson alongside David Vorhaus, an American born composer and musician with whom they formed the experimental electronic band 'White Noise'. It was put out by the Standard Music Library label, set up in 1968 by Bucks Music and London Weekend Television, which supplied production music for use in TV, commercials, radio and film. Many of these tracks were used in the 1960's cult TV show, 'The Tomorrow People' and each one has a short description of the music after the track title. Both Derbyshire and Hodgson assumed pseudonyms in the credits: Li de la Russe & Nikki St.George respectively. Two of the tracks are co-written by the pair, who also worked together to set up the organisation and studio project 'Unit Delta Plus', which was extensively involved in the promotion and exploration of electronic music.

Featured Tracks:
Side A
1 Lure of the Space Goddess Li De La Russe Slow, melodic and spatial expansion
2 Battle Theme Nikki St. George Heavy industrial, non-melodic
3 Homeric Theme Nikki St. George Slow pulsating, atonal melody
4 Greek Concrete Nikki St. George Violent, abstract, non-melodic
5 Attack of the Alien Minds Nikki St. George Atonal, psycho-physiological
6 Gothic Submarine Li De La Russe / Nikki St. George Abstract, non-rhythmic
7 Whirring Menace Nikki St. George Eerie, high pitched slow pulsed
8 Souls in Space Nikki St. George Abstract, despairing cries
9 Time Capsule Nikki St. George Abstract, pulsating harmonic chord
10 London Lemons (9 Themes) Li De La Russe

Side B
1 Restless Relays Li De La Russe / Nikki St. George Rhythmic, humorous
2 Planetarium Li De La Russe Non-rhythmic
3 Wet Asteroid Nikki St. George Non-melodic, non-rhythmic
4 Way Out Li De La Russe Melodic and rhythmic
5 Fresh Aire Li De La Russe Rhythmic and happy
6 Delia's Theme Li De La Russe Waltz tempo, complete theme
7 Tentative Delia Li De La Russe Waltz tempo, non-thematic
8 Delia's Idea Li De La Russe Four legged waltz
9 Delia's Psychadelian Waltz Li De La Russe Melodic and rhythmic
11 Delia's Dream Li De La Russe Melodic, floating waltz
12 Delia's Reverie Li De La Russe Thoughtful, melodic
13 Delia's Fulfilment Li De La Russe Waltz, theme melody
14 Build Up To… David Vorhaus Menacing crescendo, non-melodic
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