Experimental music is an umbrella term that means blurred attribution to the genre. As the name suggests, experimental music is based on any sort of experiments with musical components such as rhythms, melodies, keys, signatures, acoustic, and timbre means. As the result of synthetic innovations by musician-experimenters was the emergence of new genres such as noise, glitch, click-n-cuts, and even the extension of other styles.
Birth: 1959 Bloom: 1997
Composers of the second half of the 20th century, who were looking for new musical forms, are considered to be pioneers of experimental electronic music. Attention should be paid to Karlheinz Stockhausen, John Cage, and Stephen Reich. They were first who became interested in features of timbre music that contravenes the tonal music.
Their ideas was picked up and developed by musicians like Tangerine Dream and Neu!, who influenced the formation of the 80-90s sound. The most notable experimental artists of the late 90s are Noto, Kim Cascone, Ryoji Ikeda, Merzbow, Hecker, and Taylor Deupree. Also, Phil Spector, the creator of «the wall of sound», can be attributed to them.
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