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Rise of the Synthesizer: How an Electronics Whiz Kid Gave the 1980s Its Signature Sound

In the summer of 1970, after popping into a pub for a pint, rock keyboardist Keith Emerson sat down at his enormous Moog modular synthesizer in London’s legendary Advision recording studio and noodled a few improvised notes. His goal was to add some electronic punch…

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