by Lisa Rovner. 2020. 84 min.
Narrated by sonic legend Laurie Anderson, Sisters with Transistors connects the under-told legacies of radical electronic music monoliths. These vital women opened a new frontier of energy and sound with ground-breaking technologies, transformative instrument-machines and boundless innovation. Reverberate in the collective history with Clara Rockmore, Delia Derbyshire, Daphne Oram, Éliane Radigue, Maryanne Amacher, Bebe Barron, Suzanne Ciani, Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Spiegel, and Wendy Carlos.
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