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on this recording: Magnetic Tape Operatives called for 9 tape machines, 6 amplifiers and 4 humans. No added electronics and No Apples thank you very much. Planet X is a Studio/Live 40' cassette release. Each side has a different version of this structured composition embracing tape hiss, prerecorded found sound, real-time tape manipulation and internal feedback.

a whack DVD documentary will be available this summer. you'll need it.


released February 23, 2014

Benjamin Miller, Bond Miller, Ryan Walsh, and Evelyne Buhler;
stereo reel to reel 1/4", 4-track cassettes, stereo/mono cassette machines, microcassette, home-made and Radio Shack cassette loops.



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magnetic tape operatives New York, New York

Benjamin Miller
Past: Sproton Layer, Empool, Destroy All Monsters, Nonfiction, GKW, Dirty Old Man River, Third Border, Anne Carson, Glenn Branca Ensemble.
Present: Ben Miller/degeneration, Sensorium Saxophone Orchestra, Transistor.

Ryan Walsh
Past: The Scene is Now, Glenn Branca Ensemble.
Present: Neg-Fi

Evelyne Buhler
Past: Glenn Branca E.
Present: Neg-Fi

Bond Miller: Composition Major @ CUNY
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