Dead Electric

A radio show playing vintage synth, space, and new age music from the 70s and 80s. Friday nights at 10:30 p.m. on or on air at 90.7FM.

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Mike Oldfield for Babies

The 1970s was a magical time in which a centuries-old Italian folk song, played on a jaunty recorder, and accompanied by a kazoo, guitar, and string synthesizer, could blow up the charts.  Mike Oldfield’s single “In Dulci Jubilo,” released around Christmas 1975, reached #4 in the UK and became a hit across Europe. It was…

Violins Don’t Grow on Trees: An Interview with Klaus Schulze Biographer Olaf Lux

With around 100 albums to his name and a 50-year career, writing about Klaus Schulze’s output alone would be a major undertaking. But Olaf Lux managed to write the most in-depth book yet about both his music and his life. This interview is edited lightly for length and clarity. Dead Electric: So how did you…

Klaus ‘Til Dawn: An Overnight Klaus Schulze Marathon

I’m very excited to announce that on Friday, March 19, I’m presenting an all-night Klaus Schulze marathon. From 10:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. PST, celebrate the dark genius of one of the greatest masters of electronic music. If you haven’t heard Klaus Schulze, picture planets being built, event horizons being crossed, and the veil ripped…

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