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Pawtucket RI, United States

Wendy Carlos (born 14 November 1939 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island) is a and musician. Carlos trained as a composer and worked as a recording engineer before her 1968 Switched-On Bach became the first classical music album to be certified platinum. This, and subsequent albums, brought the Moog synthesizer to wider public attention, and her 1971 soundtrack to A Clockwork Orange introduced the vocoder. Other notable work includes soundtracks for The Shining and Tron. (Her first six recordings were released under the name Walter Carlos. )

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  • Deep-87

    Так, а что с фотографией? О_о

    9 Feb 9:57am Reply
  • termitequeen

    It's a shame so many people are horribly insensitive and transphobic. (4)

    29 Jan 9:20pm Reply
  • Q459

    ça vous affute l'esprit, et ça vous met en train pour une bonne petite fête d'ultraviolence

    14 Jan 7:43pm Reply
  • surajsharma

    It's a shame not have a picture of Wendy Carlos. [3] :z

    4 Jan 3:16am Reply
  • ffg

    I love her music. I wish her shoutbox wasn't a civil war.

    12 Dec 2014 Reply
  • deathstar461

    its a shame so many people are horribly over-sensitive.

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
  • John_Spectre

    Beauty in the Beast is indeed a masterpiece.

    4 Oct 2014 Reply
  • purifire

    good shit

    1 Oct 2014 Reply
  • narci91

    It's a shame so many people are horribly insensitive and transphobic. (3)

    28 Sep 2014 Reply
  • emiliano_barrom

    Just great music.

    20 Sep 2014 Reply
  • perrozombie

    It's a shame so many people are horribly insensitive and transphobic. (2)

    12 Aug 2014 Reply
  • turbovivaldi

    It's a shame so many people are horribly insensitive and transphobic.

    29 May 2014 Reply
  • TylerSymes

    It's a shame not have a picture of Wendy Carlos. [3]

    10 May 2014 Reply
  • hurum_hagelag

    http://www.wendycarlos.com/pruri.html

    26 Apr 2014 Reply
  • hurum_hagelag

    Judging by the level of some comments here I'd anticipate people starting to upload and upvote pictures from before her change because it's "their right" to do so(while it's actually because they're still stuck with a preschool mindset). Going through what she did at the time she did it with that high of a profile was probably hard enough. I don't find it hard to understand she don't want to keep a running vote on her appearance with this crowd.

    26 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Aotus

    I second turbovivaldi's praise for Beauty in the Beast.

    4 Apr 2014 Reply
  • JimmyCos

    I love the recreations of classical pieces with analog synths. Sadly people stopped to do this (with the exception of trent reznor)

    2 Apr 2014 Reply
  • top20fanatico

    It's a shame not have a picture of Wendy Carlos. [2] :z

    21 Mar 2014 Reply
  • bjwwilcera

    does anyone know what's up with her? it seems no one has heard from her in like, 5 years.

    20 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Jackcito

    It's a shame not have a picture of Wendy Carlos.

    12 Feb 2014 Reply
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