Carefully selected by Justin H Brierley and Tom Steenland from over 4,200 sound files left behind by Dockstader after he died in 2015, these were the last pieces he composed.
Water Music, Quatermass, and Two Moons of Quatermass.
Luna Park, Traveling Music, Drone, Apocalypse, Two Fragments from Apocalypse, Four Telemetry Tapes.
Excerpt from Luna Park, Part Three (from Apocalypse), Tango (from Quatermass), plus works by Paul Dresher, Joseph Kasinskas, Joseph Lukasik, Pamela Z, Barbara Imhoff, Charles Amirkhanian, and Phillip Kent Bimstein.
Song, Om, Runble, Shout, Raga, Dada, Tremblar, Lala, Myst, Aw, March, Harbor, Swell, Pulse, Second Song
Approach, Omaggio a Fellini, Pipes, Orgal, Babbel, Yaya, Ba Loon, Clocking, Wail, Bottom, Feeder, Spindrift, Surfer, Low Roller, Still, Beating, Piccolo, Wire, Knock, Wah, Aah
Mutter, Wave, Descent, Voicetrain, Howl, Surge, Wheeze, CQ, Jam, Bounce, Whisper, Oh, Stomp, Harmonic, Din, Pressure, Serious Jig, Stream, Steam, Wait, Woo, Finale
SR 200 CD
Aerial > Song, alongside works by Autechre, Captain Beefheart, Sun Ra, Arcane Device, Percy Grainger, Morton Subotnick, SPK and others.
The second collaboration with David Lee Myers is a bit more abstract and introspective than Pond.
The first collaboration between Tod Dockstader and David Lee Myers, born of a long written correspondence and a mutual affection for frogs.
Reissue with a stereo version of Study No. 7 of the Eight Electronic Pieces and Past Prelude.
Apocalypse (part 2), alongside early electronic works by other composers including Robert Ashley, David Behrman, John Cage, Luc Ferrari, Edgard Varèse (Poème Electronique) and Iannis Xenakis. A compilation on a 3xCD box set with 90-page booklet was originally released, then re-released as a “Special Edition” which included a 2 hour DVD containing films, interviews and animations of the various artists featured on the CDs.
Tod Dockstader's synth-based library production music lives again with the first of two bulbous volumes...to this day TD remains a gargant of free-spirited nocturnal composition...shards of avant garde on the trunk line...Vibrations Inc.
A reproduction of Dockstader’s first LP of library music for Boosey & Hawkes (SBH 3073).
MM spore the second Tod Dockstader library album salvo after the first volume took local councils by storm...1981 is the year in question this time and once again TD deploys an arsenal of synths for the Aldwych-based Boosey & Hawkes...a behemoth of the avant-garde shows the digital age how to synth-spar with aplomb...
A reproduction of Dockstader’s second LP of library music for Boosey & Hawkes (SBH 3082).
This is a reissue of material from the two LPs of library music for Boosey & Hawkes.
Creel Pone #12
This creel pone edition includes:
A reproduction of Dockstader’s first LP of library music for Boosey & Hawkes.
Creel Pone #62
This creel pone edition includes:
A reproduction of Dockstader’s second LP of library music for Boosey & Hawkes.
Jigjag, Floating Up, Glider, Howl Stomp, Steam Megawatt, Snap Sail, IC Arabian, Pile Readout, Pond Dance, Holiday Meltdown, SÈance, Old Dark Clock, Soprano Aloft, Powerdown, Signal Powerdown, Snap Prance, Night Wolves, Bottle Dervish, Frog March-By, Sun Surges, Blackhole Dropout, Sundrift, Soft Aurora
Floatdown, Snowbell Waltz, Rotary, Binary Song, Stardrift in Two, Gentle Retrieval, Ion Armada, Ion Drive, Stately 'Bones, Bellstomp, Knockwhistle, Silver Float, Chuffa, Boingo Background, Khiss Dance, A Little Quiet, Tictic, Windbuzz, in Two, Brass Slipnslide, Machine Brass, Slambrass, Soft Wow, Knockgliss
Quatermass: Song and Lament, Tango, Parade, Flight, Second Song
Reissue of Dockstader's crucial and remarkably advanced early concrete pieces, originally released privately and then reissued by Folkways in 1961. Tod Dockstader did the analog-to-digital transfer from the original tape, and Ernst Karel mastered the recordings for CD.
Folkways SM 3434
Dockstader's crucial and remarkably advanced early concrete pieces, originally released privately. This particular recording has been re-issued on the Locust label with new liner notes. Tod Dockstader did the analog-to-digital transfer from the original tape, and Ernst Karel mastered the recordings for the Locust CD.