Listeners who think of electronic music as a recent innovation will be disabused of that notion by this fascinating boxed set. The compilation's earliest example of electro dates back to 1937, and many of its most bizarre offerings were created in the '50s and '60s, before performers such as Aphex Twin were born.
Originally issued in 2000, the OHM+ special edition now includes a major bonus: a DVD featuring, among other things, clips of the late Leon Theremin and Robert Moog showing off the twisted instruments that bear their names. These Gurus prove that the future is nowbut it was also then.
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