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Time Marches On

by Hal McGee

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dictaphone assemblage audio folk art
the sounds of my daily life in Gainesville, Florida
during the COVID-19 era
recorded March 4-31, 2021
with one Sony ICD PX-470 stereo digital dictaphone
and three recordings made with Dolby On iPhone audio recording app
assembled April 1, 2021
with the recordings played back on three PX-470s in random-shuffle mode directly into Audacity
with no intervention or interference by me

The Time Marches On Movie is available on YouTube - Look for it!

Co-starring Stanley Oliver McGee, The Yapmeister

You will hear spoken words by me, Jiblit Dupree and Lumen K
plus me playing Casio CT-S200RD and CTK-6250 tablehooters
KQ Unotone and Noisemusick iPhone app synthesizers
and 2-string pink dumpster guitar.

You also will hear recordings that I made of wind, rain, my brother, my neighbors, co-workers, my parents, the Postal Lady, birds, grocery stores, voicemails, traffic sounds and signals, car alarms, public transportation sounds, emergency and police vehicles, airplanes, helicopters, garbage and delivery trucks, construction machinery, elevators, hospital signals and PA announcements, and appliances such as vacuum cleaner, dishwasher, and leaf blower.

additional audio recordings:
Jiblit Dupree - "Don't Take Your Love Away" and "Frozen Chihuahua"
Girls On Fire - "Fitty Two Grrrls"

Thanks to Rafael González, Leslie Singer, Lumen K, Chris Phinney, Dylan Houser, Jiblit Dupree, my brother Mark, and co-workers for serious smut, ideas, inspirations, friendships, laughter, jokes, and images.


released April 1, 2021


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