And War Itself Shall End


And War Itself is an early attempt at musique concrète
This was recorded/performed in 1983 and I used reel-to-reel, cassette tape, LP records and a HP-85 with 16k of ram, custom HP 8bit CPU @ 0.613MHz, running a BASIC program I made, recorded at the lab at work.

Probably most notable for being so old and crude.
And perhaps the nuclear explosion towards the end.

Hewlett-Packard who unwittingly placed a reasonable sound interface on a scientific personal computer that was -supposed- to be acquiring data from a gas chromatograph.

Various effects records and a JFK speech manipulate via tape and a cheap Radio Shack 4 mono channel mixer

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