audio journal + studio notes from composer + pink noises author tara rodgers aka analog tara

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30th August 2014

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techno vignette.

Tagged: jomoxZillionTetrahandclaphello kittytechno

29th August 2014

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A mix of music written for INSERT [  ] HERE, a series of performances in 2013-14 co-directed by Sharon Mansur and Nick Bryson. More information at www.mansurdance.com. Featuring Alexa Cantalupo on violin & viola da gamba; Tara Rodgers on piano, analog synths, bass, voice, and other instruments. Segments of the music are made to be started anytime in relation to one another, layered in combination, played on their own or through multiple channels. The first 8 min. of this mix stacks several segments at once, followed by breakouts of individual parts. Feel free to layer this recording with real-time sounds of crickets near you.

Tagged: field recordinganalogsynthesizercricketselectroacoustic

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26th July 2014

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my pink arbor strat turns 20 this week. got it used at axelrod music in providence, rhode island, 1994. time goes fast! (here, @4x speed…)

Tagged: electric guitarstratocasterbugeraprovidencedistortion

19th July 2014

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new remix of 2001 house track ‘fluid dynamics’

Tagged: deep housesummeranalog

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5th June 2014

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a taste of the Zillion…

Tagged: zillionfutureretroDave Smith InstrumentsTetr4tetratechnoanalogsynthesizermidi

22nd July 2013

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new mix of a 2012 techno track.

Tagged: hs60vermonaDave Smith Instrumentstetr4technoelectroelectronic musicanaloganalog taramfb

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9th July 2013

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sounds from a noontime walk: air cooling tower with summer insects. 

Tagged: field recordingmarylandsummersound

14th June 2013

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my grandma’s old suitcase, repurposed for pedals and patch cables. 

my grandma’s old suitcase, repurposed for pedals and patch cables. 

Tagged: familytravelpatch cordspedals

28th May 2013

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a quickly-made house groove on the fun & versatile octatrack. 

*good headphones/speakers necessary for bass. 

Tagged: elektronoctatrackanalog tarajomoxMFBhs60wnbagear demo

26th July 2012

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analog tara: demo of DSI m*ph* synth + darkglass electronics b3k overdrive pedal

Tagged: analog taramophodave smith instrumentsdarkglassb3kelectronic musicelectronoise

25th July 2012

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sound of one hand clapping: with the Boss HC-2, EH Memory Man Deluxe, and Fostex 6301b. the HC-2 = “a single-function hand clap synthesizer" for "a wide range of hand-clapping effects" :-) 

Tagged: analog tarahandclapBoss HC-2memory manfostexnoisedrum machine

22nd June 2012

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new set of quiet noise compositions - sand, snow, breeze - photos of landscapes and weather events, with color data converted to filtered brown/white/pink noise - now available via tararodgers.bandcamp.com 

new set of quiet noise compositions - sand, snow, breeze - photos of landscapes and weather events, with color data converted to filtered brown/white/pink noise - now available via tararodgers.bandcamp.com 

Tagged: noisesonificationlandscapestara rodgersSuperCollider

24th December 2011

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made a sonic christmas tree with SuperCollider sounds, iPod shuffles, and AYL portable mini speakers (as ornaments). happy holidays!

Tagged: SuperColliderAYLchristmasanalog tara

30th November 2011

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ANOTHER NOISE JAM 
on the kitchen table

ANOTHER NOISE JAM

on the kitchen table

Tagged: analog tarajealous heartFlower Electronicsgrendeldrone commandernoisesynthkitchen table

30th November 2011

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ANOTHER NOISE JAM

on the kitchen table

with drone commander & jealous heart analog synths, plus memory man deluxe.

getting ready for a short improv set at carly ptak’s record release at two boots pizza in baltimore, saturday nite.

Tagged: Flower Electronicsanaloganalog tarabaltimorecarly ptakdelaydrone commandergrendelimprovisationjealous heartkitchen tablememory mannoisepizza

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