Wally De Backer (AKA Gotye) discusses reissuing Jean-Jacques Perrey’s avant-garde compositions for the Ondioline, a proto-synthesizer.
The Ondioline is a proto-synthesizer invented in 1941 by Georges Jenny but popularized by French electronic music producer Jean-Jacques Perrey; built upon a tub …
Watch legendary electronic music pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey play the Ondioline on the American TV show “I’ve Got A Secret” from June 22nd, 1960. This television demonstration was the American debut of this instrument.
Fact: The Ondioline was featured on the soundtrack to the 1960 film “Spartacus” …like in this battle scene.