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Re: Cooking your delays?
On May 11, 2005, at 1:07, Andreas Wetterberg wrote:
> I like leaving my tape delays, pedals, delay and looping plugins
> running for a long time, for instance while I'm having dinner and
> whatnot. When I return, there's often distorted loveliness waiting
> for me in the cans.
That's nice. I once did it with two reel to reel tape machines at an
art gallery. Including a hidden microphone at the entrance. Any sound
produced by newcomers was recorded and transported for 30 seconds
along a tape loop to the second tape machine where a loud speaker was
set up. What I had not planned was that the sounds of that loud
speaker also got recorded back at the first tape machine, together
with the ambience of the gallery room. After three hours a ghost-like
howl started to rise from the thing. The owner of the gallery told me
he had to run down from his office to turn it off because it "sounded
terrible and scared visitors of the art exhibition".