Tag Archives: Lo-Fi

Michael Ridge “Live Tape Loops” s/sided C43 Version

QCS_137 Michael Ridge “Live Tape Loops” s/sided C43 (edition of 14)

Many of you have asked so I’m pleased to present the cassette version of “Live Tape Loops” released digitally back in April! Rough and improvised tape loop jam using a combination of two microcassette loops and one cassette loop, playing a mix of field recordings, singing bowl experiments and heavily warbled/slowed down classical music. The soundtrack to my lockdown experience.

Colour artwork is printed onto card and packaged in a square zip lock bag. A rubber-stamped sticker decorates each black cassette shell, every copy also includes a small clump of unspooled classical music tape.

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Check it out here: https://mridge.bandcamp.com/album/live-tape-loops

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QCS Loves The NHS – Charity Compilation

QCS_139 Various Artists “QCS Loves The NHS” File/Download

QCS LOVES THE NHS: A Quagga Curious Sounds DIY music charity compilation for our wonderful National Health Service! 57 tracks showcasing some of the best underground/DIY/outsider music and art, some label regulars and a few new faces too! It costs only £1.00 but please consider donating more if you can.

All money raised will be donated to NHS Charities supporting NHS staff and volunteers caring for COVID-19 patients: www.nhscharitiestogether.co.uk#how

When the pandemic is over (hopefully soon) I will continue to donate any sales to NHS charities.

A massive heartfelt thank you to all contributing artists.

14/05/2020: £52.11 has been raised!
19/05/2020: £23.52 has been raised!

https://mridge.bandcamp.com/album/qcs-loves-the-nhs

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Michael Ridge “Misc Loops #5” C20

QCS_132 Michael Ridge “Misc Loops #5” C20 (edition of 20)

The fifth instalment of the Misc Loops series explores extended tape loops of lo-fi ambient music subtly incorporating field recordings of bird song, chimes, streams/rivers and the coast. A soundtrack to fading coastal memories.

Colour artwork is printed onto white paper and packaged in dark blue backed library cases. Each copy features fetching plum purple tape shells and colour labels.

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Tristan Burfield & Zebra Mu “Community Noise Abatement Prevention Order” 3″CDr

QCS_125 Tristan Burfield & Zebra Mu “Community Noise Abatement Prevention Order” 3″CDr (edition of 26)

Live improvised collaboration between myself and long-time QCS friend Tristan Burfield, recorded directly to a Zoom H4n with no edits/treatments afterwards. Noise infused with the bubbling undercurrent of suburban fly-tipping normalcy paranoia. The Suburban Commando will show you the way…

Each copy features fold-out colour artwork, rubber-stamped CDr and ‘Norwich Noise Improvement District’ sticker to decorate yourself or surroundings with.

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