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Google celebrates 66th anniversary of Studio for Electronic Music with new doodle

Google shared a new doodle to celebrate the 66th anniversary of a radio studio in Germany that led to the rise of electronic music.

music Updated: Oct 18, 2017 12:29 IST
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Google is celebrating the 66th anniversary of Studio for Electronic Music.

Google whipped out yet another bright and beautiful new doodle on Wednesday, this time to celebrate the 66th anniversary of Studio for Electronic Music. Studio für elektronische Musik for founded on October 18 1951 at Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk (Northwest German Broadcasting - NWDR) which was a public broadcaster in the German Länder of Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein and North Rhine-Westphalia from 1945-55.

The doodle has been designed by Berlin-based illustrator Henning Wagenbreth. It shows the Google logo in shocking greens and blues, made up from studio equipment like a mix table, a keyboard and more.

The Studio for Electronic Music paved way for the now popular genre of music loved by many. Musicians from all over the world would try to make different sounds in the studio all through the second half of the 20th century.

“The concept for a studio to create electronic music was birthed by composers Werner Meyer-Eppler, Robert Beyer, and Herbert Eimert, who for years had brainstormed the technical requirements of the challenge,” explained Google.

Watch how electronic music evolved through the years:

“Artists in the studio created breakthrough beats, editing and mixing sounds using new types of equipment and technical composition.

“Composers and producers came from far and wide as the studio became a breeding ground for musical innovation.”

(with inputs from ANI)

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First Published: Oct 18, 2017 12:28 IST