Mort Garson

Mort Garson

Real Name:
Morton S. Garson
Composer, bandleader and songwriter (born: 20 July 1924 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, died: 4 January 2008 in San Francisco, CA, US).

Mort Garson was a classical trained musician and electronic researcher. During his career he was mainly known for his original sci-fi space agey soundscapes. He started his career back in the 60's and was among the first to experiment the Big Moog synthesiser. In 1967 he recorded his first album "The Zodiak: Cosmic sounds". It features sonic analog based compositions. Released during the late 60's "Electronic Air Pieces" contains supernatural electronic moods, pulsating hypnotic effects and moving synthesised textures. Mort Garson's musical universe is close to Cecil Leuter and Jean Jacques Perrey's kitchy moog pop soundscapes but within more mystical-cerebral-adventurous proportions. Published in 1971, "Black Mass" is without any doubts his most progressive album: lysergic electronic modulations meet dark epic timbres. He sits among the most notorious Canadian space electronic artists, along with David Pritchard and Philip Werren.
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Mort Garson Discography Tracks


The Love Strings Of Mort Garson* Love Sounds Liberty UK 1968 Sell This Version
Mort Garson The Wozard Of Iz An Electronic Odyssey (Album) A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
CF-2107 Mort Garson The Connection(LP, S/Sided, Promo) Patch Cord Productions CF-2107 USA, Canada & UK 1968 Sell This Version
Mort Garson Electronic Hair Pieces (Album) A&M Records US 1969 Sell This Version
CFS-2379 Mort Garson Didn't You Hear?(LP, Album) Custom Fidelity CFS-2379 US 1970 Sell This Version
CFS-3056 Paul Frees & Mort Garson Paul Frees & Mort Garson - Edgar Allen Poe's Tell-Tale Heart(LP, S/Sided, TP) Custom Fidelity CFS-3056 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Mort Garson Madagascar (Single) MGM Records US 1960 Sell This Version
4-42231 Guy Mitchell, Mort Garson Guy Mitchell, Mort Garson - Soft Rain / Big Big Chance(7", Single) Columbia 4-42231 US 1961 Sell This Version
4-43334 Mort Garson Allison(7", Promo) Columbia 4-43334 US 1965 Sell This Version
962 Mort Garson (Prologue From) The Wozard Of Iz(7", Single, Promo) A&M Records 962 US 1968 Sell This Version
9-61859 Mort Garson Puppet On A String / Scotch Freight(7", Promo) Coral 9-61859 Unknown Sell This Version
47g 743 Barbara Evans (2), Mort Garson Barbara Evans (2), Mort Garson - Pray For Me Mother / Oo la la la la(7") RCA 47g 743 Argentina Unknown Sell This Version


158 Mort Garson Lucifer - Black Mass / Ataraxia - The Unexplained(CD, Album, Comp, RM) The Omni Recording Corporation 158 US 2012 Sell This Version


N. 5106 Garson* - Mogol - Calibi Garson* - Mogol - Calibi - Ciao Baby Ciao(Flexi, S/Sided) Cellograf-Simp N. 5106 Italy Unknown Sell This Version


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March 16, 2015
not sure why love sounds is an electronic/ambient .. album .. when listening didn't seam electronic nor ambient at all?

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