Pioneers in Electronic Music: La Monte Young- Drone Music

La Monte Young: The Dream House

La Monte Young (see image below),  is credited as being one of the creators and early pioneers of  Minimalism, of which Drone music became part of before finding it’s own niche and specific genre. Minimalism,  began it’s humble beginnings in  1958 in the lofts, galleries and collective spaces of Downtown New York and San Francisco, and   brought about a  musical  revolution  in the way sound was made and thought of.

La Monte Young IMAGE
La Monte Young

La Mont Young, traces his musical developmental influences  back to the wind whistling across the logs of his parents’ humble cabin; the drone of the machines in the shop where he worked as a youth, and the hum of the electrical transformer next to his Grandfather Grandy’s gas station.

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