I Dream of Wires, a 96-minute documentary on the history of how the synthesizer shaped electronic music, dropped on iTunes on July 21 and DVD Aug. 4. This film by Robert Fantinatto and Jason Amm features interviews with Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Gary Numan, Carl Craig, Morton Subotnick and Vince Clark of Erasure. In it, they and new electronic dance music artists including Clark, James Holden and Factory Floor talk about how the synth has shaped their music. As the documentary delves into the synthesizer’s history, viewers can see how Robert Moog developed the first room-sized models and how the synth began to rise in popularity.
The DVD also includes extras including:
• Extended Interview with Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
• four shorts
• three music videos from Solvent
Music Connection is giving away copies to 10 lucky winners. To put yourself in the running to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, email and mailing address. Winners will be selected at random on Wednesday, Aug. 12. **Entrants must be from U.S. and Canada only.
For more information, visit idreamofwires.org.