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Electronic Music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music. In the 1970s, electronic music began having a significant influence on popular music, with the adoption of polyphonic synthesizers, electronic drums, and drum machines, through the emergence of genres such as krautrock, disco, new wave and synthpop. In the 1980s, electronic music became more dominant in popular music, with a greater reliance on synthesizers, and the adoption of programmable drum machines, and bass synthesizers. In the early 1980s, digital technologies for synthesizers including digital synthesizers have been popularized, and a group of musicians and music merchants developed the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI).

Electronically produced music became prevalent in the popular domain by the 1990s, because of the advent of affordable music technology. Contemporary electronic music includes many varieties and ranges from experimental art music to popular forms such as electronic dance music. Today, pop electronic music is most recognizable in its 4/4 form and vastly more connected with the mainstream culture as opposed to its preceding forms which were specialized to niche markets.

The trend has continued to the present day with modern nightclubs worldwide regularly playing electronic dance music (EDM) which has found commercial and cultural significance in the United States and North America, thanks to the wildly popular big room house/EDM sound that has been incorporated into U.S. pop music and the rise of large scale commercial raves.

Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa

Lance Taylor AKA "Kevin Donovan", better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York.

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Deepest Blue

Deepest Blue

Deepest Blue (Joel Edwards & Matt Schwartz) with their anthemic Ibiza-friendly sound quickly became a force on the U.K. dance music scene.

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Devo

Devo

Devo is an American rock band, formed in 1973 their music mingles science fiction themes, surrealist humor & satirical social commentary.

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Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr is a renowned musician, songwriter and singer, best known as the guitarist and co-songwriter with The Smiths.

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New Order

New Order

Combining post-punk with an increasing influence from electronic dance music, New Order were one of the most influential bands of the 1980s.

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Featured Prints

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Oasis

This was taken during a break in filming the Oasis Wonderwall video.

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Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters backstage before a gig at the Student Union Bar, University of London Union in August 2002.

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Pink Floyd

Inner sleeve artwork for Pink Floyd's album Wish You Were Here. The nude woman in the inner sleeve is absent from first viewing

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Oasis

At the time of Wonderwall Oasis not only sounded like The Beatles they looked like them too.

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Florence and the Machine

Florence Welch from Florence and the Machine rehearsing at the John Henry Studios, London in October 2007

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David Gilmour

David Gilmour performing at the Royal Albert Hall as part of his Rattle That Lock Tour in September 2015.

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Featured Artists

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Madonna

Madonna transcended the term 'pop star' into a global icon & is regarded as the most influential female recording artist of all time.

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The Pretenders

The Pretenders, led by lead vocalist Chrissie Hynde, crossed the bridge between punk and pop with their melodic yet hard, spiky songs

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of images for sale.

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Squeeze

Squeeze are a British band formed in Depford, London in 1974 that came to prominence during the new wave period of the late 1970s.

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Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra was an American singer, actor & producer who was one of the most popular & influential musical artists of the 20th century.

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Dr Feelgood

Dr Feelgood is a well-loved British R&B band hailing from Canvey Island, Essex most known for their singles 'Roxette' & 'Back in the Night'

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Featured Collections

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***New Arrivals***

Here are the very latest prints we have added to our collection. We hope you love them as much as we do.

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Born In The USA

The USA has given us many of the world's greatest music artists - we celebrate the best of the best

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Folk & Country Collection

Welcome to our Folk & Country Print Collection - iconic images of the world's greatest artists from the past 50 years

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*Shine On: Pink Floyd in Focus*

Pink Floyd's sublime music of hope and despair, touches all nationalities and is as meaningful today as it was when conceived.

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Rockarchive Edition 100

Edition 100 was created to give fans & collectors a chance to own classic, historical pictures of their favorite bands.

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Darkroom Prints

All our traditonal darkroom prints are hand printed from the original negative by a master printer to give them a crafted and unique feel

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