Wire "The Impact of Electricity on Music”

Hosted by Jowi Taylor, CBC Radio’s The Wire presents an in-depth history of electricity in music and how it shaped and developed different trends and genres. Taylor picks the brains of his subjects to find out just how Bob Moog got started, how Karlheinz Stockhausen discovered electronic sounds and why Muzak was accepted and is now used in over 400,000 businesses across North America. Covering everything from the arrival of electricity and a number of innovative instruments to digital technology, there’s something for any music lover and everything for the keenest techie. (www.cbc.ca/thewire)