What year was the Studio for Electronic Music in Germany open?

Today’s Google Doodle marks the 66th anniversary of the Studio for Electronic Music, opened in Cologne, Germany, on this day in 1951.

Berlin-based illustrator Henning Wagenbreth’s design celebrates a facility hailed as “the first modern music studio”, a home for electronically-synthesised sound that positively demanded envelope-pushing innovation from any artist who dared to pass through its doors.

Founded by composers Werner Meyer-Eppler, Robert Beyer and Herbert Eimert as part of the West German Broadcasting radio station in the midst of the Cold War, the studio was equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for the optimal production of brave new electronic sounds. Read more at The Independent.

Electronic music can be so much more than just mindless repetitive beats. Check out these 20 Greatest Electronic Music Albums Of All Time shared by Whatculture.com.

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Wednesday, October 18 2017
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