I'm re-watching The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits and have heard several different sound FX and sound samples that I know were used in other shows like Star Trek (TOS).

Does anyone know if there was a North American group/unit (c. 1950-70's) that was similarly important/influential upon the SciFi community as the BBC Radiophonic Workshop?

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    It seems unlikely. At the time, the BBC was the only broadcaster in the U.K. and so was the only place to go; the US had ABC, NBC, and CBS as well as potentially other now defunct broadcasters each with their own sound effects departments. – James McLeod Sep 22 '17 at 21:39
  • @ James McLeod Good point. Do you thnk/know of anyone within that US sphere that may have been like Delia Derbyshire or Gino Marinuzzi, Jr. besides, say, Bebe and Louis Barron...? – wcullen Sep 22 '17 at 22:12
  • I don't even know who you are talking about... – James McLeod Sep 22 '17 at 22:12
  • Delia's awesome! I'm not sure there's a direct analog in the US. Are you looking for pioneers in electronic instrumentation (like Don Buchla and Bob Moog), foley artists of the era, or electronic musicians? – user1118321 Sep 23 '17 at 3:04
  • Maybe Raymond Scott? – James McLeod Sep 23 '17 at 6:09

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