Recorded January 21st, 2019
on a Sony ICD-PX470 dictaphone.
My contributions are pressing the "record" button, tapping on a cup, and possibly the occasional talking bits here and there.
Recorded at a boba cafe near USF. A mashup of two recordings taken minutes apart from each other, consisting of a pair of teenagers playing the same ominous chord on a piano (presumably they were trying to retune it?), blenders, various kitchen equipment, and people talking.
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Recorded in Ybor City. The first 3 minutes are of a street busker playing rock and pop songs on an electric guitar through a battery-powered amp...and a few feet away from him, a street preacher. But not just any street preacher! This is some hippie kid in a tie-dyed shirt (that's him on the cover; I couldn't get a good shot of him. Oh well!) preaching the word about Jesus and telling people about how they're gonna go to hell. Eventually a cop made him move along, where he walked across the street instead. The next part of this side of the EP is of a child crying really loud in Centro Ybor. The last few seconds consists of Reverend Patchouli Oil (aka that hippie kid from earlier) talking to some drunk frat bros around him, where he says "I have acid, but I don't take it."
Special thanks to Emmy Lou for experiencing this fine evening with me.
Recorded during the month of December 2018 on a pair of Sony ICD-PX470 field recorders (and polished up in Audacity).
This is the first release recorded on such devices, which have offered the best sounding quality I've heard in quite a while.
The opening track, "Lungform Deth Radio," was recorded and assembled the day after I got the first recorder, from Hal McGee as a Christmas present.
The second track, "Sarcophagus in Orbit," was recorded using a loop guitar noise and a contact mic'd hurgy gurdy that I purchased from Adam and Aimee Naworal.
Track three, "Fangs of Despair," was recorded using a cheap Casio knock-off (that I got at a thrift store in St. Petersburg, FL for $3) run through some effects pedals.
Tracks four and five were recorded in the same morning (after I got out of work), on a Casiotone MT-68.
This is the first of hopefully many more recordings done with my new field recorders!
Recorded December 2018
Thanks: Hal McGee, Mr. & Mrs. Naworal, Penny Grune-Fae, Hal Harmon, the In-Between, Electronic Cottage
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I started recording "noise music" in early 2004, completely unaware of any "scenes" or other individuals doing this sort of thing. A lot of lo-fi recordings on a portable tape player, oftentimes guitar or bass feedback drone and delay.