Remembering Charlie Cooper: Free Download from Fhloston Paradigm

It’s easy to forget how deeply strangers can be connected by music in recordings and performances. Sadly, we too often take this connections for granted until we lose someone. When Telefon Tel Aviv’s Charlie Cooper passed away earlier this year, the loss sent shockwaves through the electronic music community. Because his work was influential for […]

Telefon Tel Aviv on Emusic; Charlie Cooper on the New Album, Title, New Beginnings

Emusic added Telefon Tel Aviv’s new album, Immolate Yourself, which was released on the same week as the loss of Charlie Cooper, half of the duo. Cooper’s death has saddened electronic music lovers worldwide, and made the album title seem much bleaker. But I want to excerpt a couple of Charlie Cooper’s quotes to Emusic’s […]

bpitchcontrol Releases Telefon Tel Aviv’s “immolate yourself”

Ellen Allien’s Berlin-based label bpitchcontrol this week released Telefon Tel Aviv’s third album, which we’ve sadly just learned will be a posthumous release for the duo’s Charlie Cooper. “immolate yourself“ unites ten tracks with the aim to give the term electro pop a new definition for 2009. although each track has its own story to […]

Obituary: Charlie Cooper, Telefon Tel Aviv; Musical Reflections Welcome

Photo (CC) Jamarr Mays. I’m incredibly saddened to learn that Charlie Cooper, half of Telefon Tel Aviv, has died at age 31. His death on January 22 was revealed by Josh Eustis on the Telefon Tel Aviv MySpace page. We have been so fortunate to tour the world together, while at the same time having […]