New Age music, electronic music

03 Oct 1994 12:02

esp. Tangerine Dream. Suzanne Cianni, Startled Insects, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Wendy Carlos.

``Q: What do you hear when you play New Age music backwards? A: New Age music.'' (This is true. I've heard Yanni played backwards, and while it doesn't sound much like Yanni, it'd pass muster as an actual New Age piece. Come to that, why is it we can recognize songs played backwards? Is it a Fourier-transform thing?)