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Jeff Surak – All Gold (New Release by Staaltape)

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This is the White Striped Side

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This is the Black Striped Side

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These are the wraps of the tape.

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This is the second collage for the inner pages of the booklet.

I don’t have a picture of the first one because it sold immediately.

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This is the third collage.

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This is the fourth collage

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This is the package for the tape that got sold.

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I know Jeff for a long time. If someone would achieve to write the Great American Novel it would produce invisible sounds, sounds Jeff is able to produce, don’t ask me how. It evokes the dream behind the horizon, the eternal song that hangs over a city, the silence at the other side of the window, the scratching of a pen. His music holds the quality of defining an era. Yes I am a fan.

On this cassette are nine tracks to convince you that you are a fan as well. It has a total running time of 40 minutes. The magnetic tape is of chrome quality. The dubbing was done by me with a Marantz PMD 430.

I am still working on the collages.

One by one the tapes get ready to ship.

You can get them for 12€ worldwide shipping included.

You can also think that these tapes are worth far more than I ask for; in that case name your price and be sure to get one.

contact me at staaltape at staalplaat dot com

Staaltape’s Audiozine#1 is called Glenn Branca

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The cassette comes in a custom made cardboard package with  X-Ray pictures on the front and back side. The inlay is a high quality color print, plus a written piece of paper with the basic liner notes. Every copy has a different X-ray.

Price 8.00 Euro, available through staaltape at staalplaat.com or directly from the shop.

In how far this is an Audiozine, is of course to be judged by the listener. It was my intention to combine elements of essay-writing, travelogues, documentary and, in this case, docu-fiction.

If to some of you it still sounds like music, well, then let it sound like music!

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