2007​-​2013 Beats

by Tom Moody

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    Hand-dubbed high bias cassette with minimal, "small business chic" label design.
    Two-sided, approx 29 min of music per side.

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Kick Effects 01:30
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Selectro One 02:03
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Maze Moderne 01:05
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Space Segway 02:20
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about

National Audio Company's announcement that it was running out of chrome type II high bias tape was kind of a shock. Who knew there was a limited supply? Apparently no one is manufacturing it anymore -- the wisdom of the market. Possibly unrelated, many of the electronic music netlabels I've been following stopped releasing new music, or offering cassettes, around the same time.
I haven't lost interest in the medium but given my own limited supply of chrome blanks, my days of producing one-sided cassettes with only ten songs are clearly over!
With this release I "maxed out" a two-sided, one hour tape with beats I made in 2007-2013 (before coming to Bandcamp). Some of these percussion tracks were incorporated into later songs. Equipment/software used were Elektron Octatrack, Vermona DRM1 mk ii, LinPlug RMV, NI Battery/Kontakt, Reaktor grooveboxes, and MIDI sequencing in Cubase.
"SQP Beatslicer" is not shown on the "prototype" j-card depicted above; it has since been added to the card.

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released January 21, 2019

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Tom Moody New York, New York

"The sound world [in Melding Principle] is very finely calibrated; your ear for pairing the very pure and the klangorous has become remarkably deft. That makes it easy for the listener to latch onto the layered melodies. (Howl Din)

"[Y]our musical works exploit the aesthetic paradoxes of telecommunications and computer technologies and the social fantasies attached to them."
(Pierre-Luc Verville)
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