Eliane Radigue is a pioneer of electronic music. Working with the originators of musique concrete in the late 1950s, she helped define the sound of electroacoustic music. Radigue would soon turn away from the hectic audio collage that characterizes early electroacoustic music and develop a slowly unfolding style of purely electronic minimalism. Her utterly unique style is defined by the glacial movement of long drones over lengthy durations creating the sonic equivalent of meditative trance states. Hypnotic and supremely subtle, Radigue’s body of work remains one of the most singular collections in 20th century experimental composition.
Born in Paris on January 24, 1932 Eliane Radigue studied piano and harp at a young age. Her earliest work... Read More