Like modern day archeology, from the depths of our shared heritage some copies of various tape runs resurfaced, all untouched and still in their original package.
The tapes were dubbed and assembled at home, all are chrome quality.
The tapes are available at the Underbelly distro in Rotterdam, also on-line.
Montreal Tape Run was released in collaboration with crustacés tapes from Montreal. This is the staaltape version. Link MTR
In the picture you also see the tourist editions of Paris Tape Run 1 + 2 and Berlin Tape Run 1.
Link PTR1 Link PTR2 Link BTR1
Montreal Tape Run
Paris Tape Run 2, tourist edition
Berlin Tape Run 2, tourist edition
raw poetry, raw street recordings, raw cuts, lo-fi recorder, re-used commercial tape, sci-fi images, it all blends together in a 2×15 minutes mix. Beautiful? Let’s write that word on the mirror for other people to forget. This tape is not about beauty. This tape is full of scars. Let’s hope they don’t hurt anymore. But if they do, then please come in and listen. You might forget about the pain for a little while.
get the C30 at the on-line shop
A condemned debtor does not recognise the Horse by Dai Coelacanth
Brand new book on cassette cultures features interview with ‘current custodian of the legendary staaltape label.’
Pre-order, pics and info at vetro editions.
Four copies of ‘Dear Concerned Employees, ‘two copies of ‘Let me help you get rid of this,‘ one copy of ‘kantoor‘, one copy of ‘Paris Tape Run -home version‘ and one copy of ‘Audiozine#3 – Valerie Kuehne‘ have been shipped to Kraków, Rockville, London and New York City.
This is how they were packed.
Ed Pinsent always writes a longer essay on staaltape releases.
Kylie 1: “these tapes are great fun to listen to,”
June’s release: “This is a profoundly touching item and it stayed with me for some hours after hearing it.”
Read the complete review on Ed’s The Sound Projector.