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I learned about Synapse because some kind soul has digitized every page of all 12 issues. There are genuinely fascinating interviews with Ralph Hutter and Florian Schneider of Kraftwerk, who aggressively disparage the consumerism of American culture, as well as with Robert Moog and others, but just as entertaining are the advertisements from various synthesizer manufacturers. The articles on technological developments are a little dense for someone like me, but they reflect an era where possibilities were beginning to burst wide open, even while most music fans had no idea what was going on at university research labs and private studios. I've only dipped my toe into these issues, and there are clearly many more hours of amazement and edification to be had.
Eldridge Holmes, Deep Southern Soul (AIM)
Charlie Spand, Dreaming the Blues: The Best of Charlie Spand (Yazoo)
Homayoun Shajarian & Dastan Ensemble, Mayeh-ye Dashti/Mayeh-ye Isfahan (Celestial Harmonies)
Valgeir Sigurdsson, Draumalandio (Community Bedroom)
Davy Graham, Godington Boundary (President)