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All posts tagged "computers"
Magic Visions: Roger Holden’s video tribute to William S. Burroughs, “Rub Out The Word,” premiered on “Night Flight” in 1988
Rub Out The Word — Roger Holden’s artistic grassroots music video tribute to William S. Burroughs — originally made its broadcast debut on “Night Flight,” during our “Take Off to Politics,” on Friday night, November 4, 1988,...
- Posted August 18, 2016
The many facets of Roger Troutman, Zapp’s father figure of talk box funk
On April 25, 1999, when funk superstar Roger Troutman, the leader of the band Zapp, was shot and killed in the parking lot behind Roger Tee Enterprises, the Troutman family’s recording studio in Dayton, Ohio, the music...
- Posted March 8, 2016
An Abstract Diary: Ben Zimmerman’s “The Baltika Years” was created on a vintage Radio Shack Tandy 1000
In filmmaker Ramez Silyan’s engaging short documentary profile, The Opposite, we meet Brooklyn born-and-raised electronic composer Ben Zimmerman, who last year saw the release of his first album, The Baltika Years, a double LPs worth of low-tech...
- Posted February 5, 2016
“Bits and Bytes”: The 80s Canadian TV show that showed people at home how computers worked
Although it seems pretty dated now,“Bits and Bytes” is a kind of fascinating look at just one way the basic principles of computers were being taught back in the 1980s, through practical demonstrations of various hardware and...
- Posted September 12, 2015
“80s Computer Hacking”: A Supercut
The Found Item Clothing blog recently put together this supercut montage of some of the cheesiest 80s movies involving scenes of computer hacking — and a lot of them curiously seem to involve Matthew Broderick, too —...
- Posted August 9, 2015
“Computers Are People Too!”: The 1982 TV doc used to promote Disney’s “Tron”
In 1982, the marketing of the movie Tron was proving difficult for the people behind the scenes in the feature division at Walt Disney Studios. They weren’t sure who their target audience was supposed to be, so...
- Posted June 15, 2015