The pioneering work of Delia Derbyshire for the BBC Radiophonic Workshop is often referenced in conversations about the integral role of women in electronic music today. But how much do we really know about the woman who gave us, among many things, the spooky soundtrack to Doctor Who? Described as “an audio-visual love letter,” Canadian director Kara Blake’s award-winning 2009 documentary The Delian Mode contains many fascinating insights into Derbyshire’s life and work, such as the fact that she considered herself “post-feminist” before the concept of feminism even existed. Watch it in full above.
(via Dangerous Minds)