Bright Sparks: The Movie & Album

Bright Sparks, a fantastic new documentary telling the human stories behind the birth and development of electronic music is out now, also as part of the release is an amazing new album by I Monster, paying homage to some of those pioneers. Read on for more details…

Official Info


Brights Sparks – the Movie
A two hour documentary telling the human stories behind eight companies with interviews and commentary from; I Monster, Herb Deutsch, Michelle Moog-Koussa, Alan R Pearlman, Dennis P Colin, Peter Zinovieff, Ken Freeman, John Bradley, Fred Gardner, Alessandro Cortini, Daniel Miller, Will Gregory, Adrian Utley, Rick Smith, Karl Hyde, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Dave Spiers.

Bright Sparks – The I Monster Album
The album pays homage to a selection of Bright Sparks and contains 8 Tracks as follows:
1. The fantastic tale of Dr. MOOG and the birth of the shimmering beast
2. The uncertain contents of the BUCHLA box
3. Alan R. Pearlman and the ARPiological exploration of the cosmos
4. The ballad of Harry CHAMBERLIN and the surreptitious window cleaner
Part 1. What’s the big idea?!
Part 2. Bill Franson to the rescue
5. The Bradley Brothers realise the transmutation of the Chamberlin to the MELLOTRON
6. London 1969 – The Wizards of Putney deny accusations of unholy enchantment at the Electronic Music Studios (EMS)
7. Electronic Dream Planet (EDP) – the dirt in the ointment
8. The further adventures of K.FREEMAN and his incredible machine of a thousand strings

“An engrossing and fascinating documentary that pays tribute to the modest but amazing innovators who changed the face of electronic music” VINCE CLARKE
“Electronic Music has been around for long enough to deserve its own historians and archaeologists. Dave Spiers is right at the top of the list: this loving and exhaustive study sets a new standard in instrument research, unravelling the tangled webs that lead to innovations” BRIAN ENO

“A fascinating look into the minds of the people who create the instruments that inspire me every day”
TOM ROWLANDS (Chemical Brothers)

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