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by Hal McGee

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visualmom The repetition of some phrases sounds like poetry. Also, there is a certain POP REALISM when listening to Hal's conversations with other people. The fact that these tracks were mixed arbitrarily is part of Hal's schtick, and is very effective. Favorite track: Different And The Same.
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*click the album cover to view the full wide-format collage*
dictaphone assemblage audio folk art
the sounds of my daily life in Gainesville, Florida
during the COVID-19 era
recorded with one Sony ICD PX-470 stereo digital dictaphone
January 1 through February 4, 2021
assembled February 5, 2021 with recordings played back on three Sony ICD PX-470s in random-shuffle mode directly into Audacity
with no intervention or interference by me

featuring Stanley Oliver McGee
spoken words by me
and the voice of Jiblit Dupree

with the sounds of:
my family members, neighbors, co-workers, store employees, crows and other birds, airplanes, helicopters, traffic, public transportation, emergency vehicles, garbage trucks, wind, rain, fireworks, delivery vehicles, sounds from my work environment in a hospital, getting a haircut, The Mao Hat Lady, The Mail Lady, The Maintenance Man, The Rasta Jogger, KQ Unotone iPhone synth, Casio CT-S200RD tablehooter, 2-string pink dumpster guitar

with contributions, words, and inspirations from/by:
Harold Schellinx, Leslie Singer, Rafael González, Bert Vanden Berghe, Michael Gebel, K.R. Seward, Will Soderberg, Dylan Houser, Chris Phinney, Jay Peele, Catherine Mehrl Bennett, Judith Pauly-Bender


released February 5, 2021


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