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Doris Norton (Italian pioneer in early electro/computer music) began her musical career playing avant-garde and progressive music using synthesizers such as Roland System 700 and Minimoog. In 1980 she recorded her first solo album entitled “Under Ground”. Sponsored by Apple computer and the Roland Corporation music instruments, she was more involved in experimental electro computerized music and recorded the albums “Parapsycho” (1981), “Raptus” (1981), “Norton Computer For Peace” (1983), “Personal Computer” (1984), “Artificial Intellingence” (1985).
In 1986 she became an official consultant for IBM Computer Music and recorded two compact discs for IBM entitled “Automatic Feeling” and “The Double Side of Science” (both in new age /computer sound and psychoactive music area). In 1990 Doris Norton joined the independent label Sob: contaminated by her young son Rexanthony, she was attracted to the ‘90 rising techno music rhythms and composed “Techno Shock Volume One” and “Techno Shock Volume two” both recorded in studio ‘A Quattro Mani’ with her 13 years old son.
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