I've been browsing the tapegerms MP3s and webpage and I just love the whole concept. I've been interested in the whole "found-sound" thing for years (I'm a big negativland fan).. and community based composing too .. You guys must be big Matthew Herbert fans (I am). Anyways ... good shit! > tapegerms are all really nice people with a taste for the unusual and > avant-garde, so I feel at home with them, and you`d be surprised how fast > you meet the monthly quota when you got so many sounds to choose from to > make mixes with. The whole thing is a democracy, so the first day i became > a member i had just as much say as anyone else, which is slightly a downfall > since no one really announces what needs to be done until it is almost > deadline, but that in itself insures a relaxing and comfortable environment > of networking. Most of the people in tapegerm have lives (unlike me) so it > is just a creative outlet for them. For me, its a bit more. No one takes > it too seriously, but we all take our music seriously, and that IS what its > all about, right?