Tape Piece

Stereo Fixed Media ● November 2019 ● 10:00

Tape Piece


9-11 minutes Acousmatic Electronic Fixed Media Stereo 


Tape Piece is part of a series of single-sound-source daydream pieces, where a solitary object or family of objects is repurposed to create an otherworldly soundscape. This work uses tape--masking, scotch, aluminum, packing, and duct--sometimes recognizable, and sometimes heavily processed. The familiar is juxtaposed with the fresh, and what starts out with unrolling and tearing quickly unravels as sounds evocative of gunfire, of bombs and explosions, and of Geiger counters suggesting the downfall of civilization. New creatures emerge throughout, each trying to find their place in a world that has come unglued.



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NoteForge (ASCAP)

Kyle Vanderburg