Modulations – History of electronic music
1998 Documentary with Coldcut, Scanner, Squarepusher and many more 08/22/21
Modulations: Cinema for the Ear is a 1998 documentary by Lara Lee covering the history of electronic music from the perspectives of many influential artists and groups. The documentary was the companion of a book written by Peter Shapiro, and was accompanied by an original soundtrack that included Coldcut, LFO, Donna Summer and Goldie.
Modulations is a feature-length documentary film that captures a moment in history when humans and machines merge to create the most exciting sounds today. It traces the evolution of electronic music as one of the most profound artistic developments of the twentieth century. Going back and forth between avant-garde composers, innovative synthesizer drones from Kraftwerk, icy euro-disco from Giorgio Moroder, electro-funk from Afrika Bambaataa and the current world superstar of Prodigy, Modulations celebrates, reproduces and illuminates the nomadic drift of the post-human. its techno.
There is a wiki page for the documentary here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modulations:_Cinema_for_the_Ear
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