From The Crow's Nest by CIIIGoff: Again I have been called by forces unknown to develop one of my dream melodies for people who live on the other side of my subconscious. This one came from long ago on the night of November 19, 2008 (I keep all these dream melodies in a folder; I've been "developing" these bits of dreamed songs into recorded music since the 1980's.) . Credits: Jack Hertz files from the Tapegerm 1606 June 2016 Sample Pack, Mystified "remixing" files from Bandcamp (Trombone Drone, Urban Discourse, Pan Pipes Drone), Heartbeat and Arrhythmia Medication Advertisement, C. Goff III: Midisoft MIDI Composing Tool, Korg R3 Vocoder/Synthesizer, Sleigh Bells, Bass Knocker Clacker, Wooden Flute, Thor Power Hammer, Barbie Violin, Voice.
We're Going Over by CIIIGoff: A disturbing interpretation of a song which was meant to prod young men in the USA to join the armed forces to fight in Europe during World War I. Literally thousands of these songs were written in the second decade of the 20th Century. "We’re Going Over" is just one of several penned by Andrew Sterling, Bernie Grossman, and Arthur Lange. I know of at least one recording of this song, released by Victor Records in 1917, recorded by the Peerless Quartet. Of course, my inspiration for recreating this piece lies in the fact that for years now, the USA has been sending its soldiers, weapons, (and now, its soldier-free drones) to muck around overseas, killing in the name of "liberty," and this vicious process only seems likely to escalate as two hawkish leaders vie for the US Presidency this fall.. Credits: Gabrielleschi Tapegerm Audio Bomb August 2016 Project-23, Peerless Quartet 78 RPM Record, C. Goff III: Midisoft MIDI Composing Tool, Musescore MIDI Composing Tool, Voice .
The Human Protractor by CIIIGoff: This piece all started with a piano improv that evoked thoughts of a Dadaist Carnival. Naturally, Mister Cosma's Canfield Fair recordings fit perfectly into this theme, as well as the gymnasts who so recently filled my television screen, stretching their muscles all the way from Brazil to Kansas City. The Moon Zero recordings helped a bit with coloring the surreal landscape. . Credits: Tapegerm Wacky Bits Project-10 from Anixas/Michael Cosma, Tapegerm Moon Zero Four Project-7 by Sample Science, C. Goff III: Casio AP-24 Electric Piano, Musescore MIDI Composing Tool, Voice, Micro Moog Analog Synthesizer, B Musical Electronic Orchestra, Natural Reader Text-To-Voice Software .
Let's All Carve Some Pictures On A Rock by CIIIGoff: This one is based on two different melodies which I dreamed in two different dreams on two different nights during two different years. To complicate matters further, I have two different mixes of this duple duple thing, both of which I like, but you are only getting to hear this one. There's a whole lot of Baneemy in this, all twisted around to fit just right into the grooves. . Credits: Baneemy Files from Tapegerm Project-1, C. Goff III: Casio AP-24 Electric Piano, Midisoft MIDI Composing Tool, Fruity Loops Audio Studio Software, Mahalo U30 Soprano Ukulele, Voice, A Very Few Non-Tapegerm Pre-Recorded Samples .
Revolution 999 by CIIIGoff: When I was ten years old, the Beatles White Album was released. The first time I heard "Revolution 9" I was genuinely frightened. I wonder what the 10 year olds of today might think of this version… Some of the voices contained within will be recognizable to some listeners. This version has no Lennon, but it does have a bit of Lenin.. Credits: Harsh Reality Chris Phinney Kidgerm Project-2, Various Pre-Recorded Non-Tapegerm Samples, C. Goff III: Midisoft MIDI Composing Tool, Korg R3 Vocoder/Synthesizer, Voice .
Assume That Joseph Is Joe by CIIIGoff: This is another of my dreamed melodies put into production for real world listening. I was close to finishing this recording when my eight-year-old computer hard drive burned out. Finishing this piece was the first project I took on after replacing the hard drive, operating system, several pieces of software, pre-sets, etc. Not an easy task this, but challenges often make for good music --you, of course, have to be the judge this time... . Credits: Credits: Blind Mime Studios Files from the 1606 June 2016 Sample Pack Project-19, CIIIGoff from Carpet Balming Project-20 C. Goff III: Casio AP-24 Electric Piano, Midisoft MIDI Composing Tool, Korg R3 Vocoder/Synthesizer, Ovation Acoustic Guitar, Voice.
When Tipper Gore Knocked On Bill's Door by CIIIGoff: I very recently dreamed the melody for this one. I'm sure that the dream music was influenced by watching an old film of Thelonious Monk the night before I had fallen asleep. The course to the interpretation presented here was initially steered by a recently acquired Casio AP-24 (full size) electric piano. . Credits: Blind Mime Studios files from the 1606 June 2016 Sample Pack Project-19, C. Goff III: Casio AP-24 Electric Piano, Midisoft MIDI Composing Tool, Voice, Donkey Call, Remo Paddle Drum (with Scrub Brush), Shakers, Ocarina, Harmonicas, Animal Calls.
Eternity (electroearwig remix) by Donhead: . Credits: Free Loop Project 010 mix VOX LOOPS performed by Lisa Moscatiello,Drum loops by Chris phinney,virus factory..all synth,guitar clips and reverse vox by donhead Remixed by donhead.
It's a Bad Dream by Blind Mime Studio: Created live with Samplr on iPad. All sources by CGoffIII. . Credits: Music by Bryan Baker. Tapegerm Project-20.
An Introduction to Something and Nothing by Blind Mime Studio: Listen to Sharpness of Formulation here: https://archive.org/details/SharpnessOfFormulation. Credits: composed by Bryan Baker, chime from the album Sharpness of Formulation by Charles Rice Goff III and Michael LaGrega, creative commons non-commercial. Tapegerm Project-19.
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Each month all artists are encouraged to drop audio sources into this audio source pool where we collect and distribute them at the end of the month on archive.org royalty free. JUST ATTACH YOUR FILES TO A COMMENT and...
Tapegerm has been a little dormant since migrating to its new space. This project harkens back to our Open Loop projects in years past where everyone is encouraged to offer their source files into a big pile of...
These sounds were made with Nostromos, a rompler plugin for cinematic and ambient music production. The loops are dark, ambient, atmospheric and textured. Well suited for dark ambient music and soundtrack composition...
This is a sample pack featuring loops made with Vortex SoundWaves v2, a Kontakt 5/Sfz sample library. For your convinience, I've also included the MIDI files of the audio loops. Also, this is a construction kit, so...
This is a small pack featurng samples taken from Today's Harvest, a sample library inspired by Boards Of Canada. The small pack includes music loops as well as processed drum loops and sound fx.
On 12/15/16 05:38:28PM Regarding Review: CGoffIII's Genre Party, @Blind Mime Studio said: You as well, good sir.
On 12/15/16 01:55:38PM Regarding Review: CGoffIII's Genre Party, @CIIIGoff said: Glad you enjoyed the show, Mr. Mime! Many thanks for sharing the positive words with your readers too. I know this album would not be the way it is without Tapegerm, and I offer you my sincerest gratitude and respect for keeping this site alive! May 2017 bring you and the rest of us many creative moments.
On 12/15/16 12:15:35PM Regarding New Taped Rugs Album Features LOTS Of Tapegerm, @Blind Mime Studio said: Loved it -- review here: http://blindmime.com/home/blog/47/in-review-charles-rice-goff-ii-genre-party
On 11/21/16 06:48:27PM Regarding We're Going Over, @CIIIGoff said: Gabriel, very glad to read your words of encouragement, glad you dig. Yes, Zappa, The Residents, MIDI scores... all friends of my ears. Of course, your contribution helped make this what it is too, thanks so much! I like your "Come Join Our Forces" video... great uses of light, reflection, water, AND sound. Keep up the good work.
On 11/17/16 01:46:23PM Regarding Working on new Tapegerm Album, @Blind Mime Studio said: I've been listening to what you've been doing here and looking forward to how you're going to put it all together.
On 11/14/16 03:06:54PM Regarding Working on new Tapegerm Album, @CIIIGoff said: Looking forward to your new album Bryan! I'm almost done with mine now; but it's going to have a couple of non-Tapegerm pieces on it too (two of ten). Good luck with the sculpting.
On 09/17/16 03:49:18AM Regarding We're Going Over, @CIIIGoff said: BB! Your commentary is a refreshing splash of positive reinforcement, thanks much, and I'm very glad you dig.
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