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We're Going Over 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 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 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 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 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 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) 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 It's a Bad Dream by Blind Mime Studios: Created live with Samplr on iPad. All sources by CGoffIII. . Credits: Music by Bryan Baker. Tapegerm Project-20.
An Introduction to Something and Nothing An Introduction to Something and Nothing by Blind Mime Studios: Listen to Sharpness of Formulation here: 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.
Amulet Fragments Amulet Fragments by Blind Mime Studios: Listen to Sharpness of Formulation here: Credits: composed by Bryan Baker, source file by Charles Rice Goff III and Michael LaGrega, from the album Sharpness of Formulation..

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Front Page Privilèges

By tapegerm, 2016-07-30
Front Page Privilèges

You may notice a change to the blogs and videos appearing here on Tapegerm's front  page. After dealing with a fairly steady spewing of spam, we've made the front page blog list show only artists who are collaborating and otherwise participating with us. Historically, that's determined by whether or not you upload a composition utilizing one or more source files you might find provided via any of the many projects on Tapegerm. You're considered a collaborator if you also just create collaboration projects in which we can participate.

Spam is considered anything posted by anyone who is not otherwise collaborating with us. Tapegerm is strictly a labor of love by everyone involved so you may find spam by artists only attempting to promote themselves or by bottom-feeding content trolls. Neither activity is productive here.

While we don't feel any obligation to do so, be forewarned that on any given day, profiles that contain content without having otherwise collaborated here will be deleted without warning -- the entire profile and its content. 

Now, go visit a project page and collaborate. It's good for the soul and a splendid time.

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One week left for July's Audio Bomb

By blindmime, 2016-07-28
One week left for July's Audio Bomb

Tapegerm Audio Bomb July 2016

July's Audio Bomb will be armed at the end of the week and launch on so Blind Mime has added a few stems from a new song just completed called Change Your Space. There are guitars and keys to use as you please.

The Audio Bomb project is open to everyone to drop source sounds into. Just drop them as attachments to a comment at the page link above. Everything is packaged and archived at each month.

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Jeeze...  Somebody's been soooooooo bad, I bet they're not gonna get any Christmas presents this year.

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Duration: 00:02:08
Samaritá Song by Paulo GABRIELLESCHI.

P a u l o G a b r i e l l e s c h i ´ s
i n F u s i o n e d g a b a c a d a b r A r k e s t r a
Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Duration: 00:06:54

welcome back to tape germ

By don campau, 2016-06-30

I was involved in Tapegerm for several years sometime ago. I released a few albums of the tracks I did with the TG members. You can see those and my full catalog here:

I am thinking about making some new Tapegerm pieces if I get the time. It's all about the time, isn't it?

Category: Music
Duration: 00:02:54
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

Collective Source Drop June 2016

By tapegerm, 2016-06-01
Collective Source Drop June 2016

We have begun a collective source drop for June 2016. Just go to the new forum topic and add your own source audio and loops to the collection. We'll compile them onto after the end of each month.

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Somebody should get a spanking.

Mindbenders from the chaos-sphere

By anixas, 2016-02-28
Mindbenders from the chaos-sphere

What is music? What is a song (track?). The popular culture and masses seem to have their own ideas of what these questions refer to. Most of the time, this comes from what they have been brainfed by the establishment and/or what their friends or peers consider it to be. Those of us on the Fringe or in touch with the infinite universe have very different answers and interpretations to these questions. Sound as Art and Sound as Sculpture. Is a verse needed? Is a beat needed? No, these are elements that may be used but not conformed to. There is literally an infinite sound pallet in front of you physically, digitally, and in your mind. Use it as you wish.

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Tapegerm Audio Bomb August 2016

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 royalty free. JUST ATTACH YOUR FILES TO A COMMENT and...

Tapegerm Audio Bomb July 2016

This is an open project. You are encouraged to drop your own source files in a comment below. At the end of the month we will collect all the sources on

Carpet Balming

Taped Rugs Presents A Variety Of Files For Whatever Uses Make You Use Them.

Tapegerm Audio Bomb June 2016

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...

Nostromos LoopPack

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...

Vortex SoundWaves v2 LoopPack

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...

Today's Harvest LoopPack

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.


Latest Comments

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.

On 09/16/16 01:04:01PM Regarding We're Going Over, @Blind Mime Studios said: Fantastic, man! Brilliant idea of remaking this, and your "disturbing" twist puts a delightful spin on the craziness we find ourselves in.

On 09/09/16 03:00:45AM Regarding The Human Protractor, @CIIIGoff said: Thanks for the positive reinforcement, Mr. B! Yes, I think there is a bit of variation on a style going on here. I'll add that I've come back to Tapegerm in the last few months, deserted as it sadly appears to be these days, because since 2002 or so, many of my best works have been sculpted at Tapegerm. There's something about being able to plug in strange, modified sources into my compositions that forces me to think in new ways. Thanks much for keeping this precious candle lit!

On 09/08/16 11:09:06AM Regarding The Human Protractor, @Blind Mime Studios said: Dadaist Carnival is right -- love it. Fits in with what I've been hearing you do here of late too. I like hearing these pieces developing this way. I don't know if that's any intension, but I like the variation on a style as it were; if that makes any sense.

On 08/22/16 01:30:54PM Regarding Tapegerm Audio Bomb August 2016, @home said: Thanks for contributing!

On 08/10/16 09:38:45PM Regarding Tapegerm Audio Bomb August 2016, @Gabrielleschi said: [b]hi, i found this old material I recorded in 2002, mainly a yamaha cs10, thank you for attention. >>>>>>>>>>>"Tapegerm Project-23"

On 07/31/16 02:14:55PM Regarding Tapegerm Audio Bomb July 2016, @home said: Ambient restaurant conversation from surrounding tables. If you listen closely there's a guy at the table next to us monopolizing their discussion of political issues.

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