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Rural Citizens Band l.p. (recordings from Dec 2006 – Aug 2007)

What can I say? With a few small exceptions, this album is an abortion. I was just figuring out how to use GarageBand and pretty much released anything and everything I did, no matter how bad it was. Sometimes I wonder if I intentionally made it this bad. That was almost six years ago, so who knows.

There are a couple of songs here that were remade in much better versions on later albums. I'm only including these sound files here for historicity and because I have no shame.


Rural Citizens Band l.p.
back cover

ambient III (1:58)
concrete II (2:29)
ode (3:53)
red (1:38)
fragged (1:05)
fisher (2:25)
infibulation (1:52)
marcotte (4:51)
swans (3:02)
hero (1:52) [explicit]
shadows (3:03)
pulse (3:31)
blot (3:50)
total: 35:29 


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Released: various dates throughout Jan - Aug 2007
catalogue number: OSC001RCB001LP35:29
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ode — contains samples of "Arlebosc Storm" by Jean Francois Cavro and "Helicopters over anti-war protest" by Aaron Ximm.

fisher — contains samples of "Street life, Mission District" by John Tenny and "Within electricity, I am electric" by Thomas Ashcraft.

infibulation — contains a sample of "Ocean Waves Sped Up 10,000 Times" by Ward Cunningham.

swans — contains a sample of "Chapel of Epfig" by Lasse-Marc Riek.

hero — contains a sample of "House Rattling In The Wind, Ballarat CA" by John Tenny and a sample of "General prison ambience" downloaded from the sound effects newsgroup (author unknown).

pulse — contains a sample of unknown shortwave numbers stations.

blot — contains samples of "1283 and 1284 CCCB Square Ambience Binaural Rec", both by Pablo Sanz Almoguera.


Rural Citizens Band dynamic range stats

 DR		Peak		RMS		Filename

 DR14		-1.78 dB 	-17.26 dB 	ambient.wav
 DR12		-0.00 dB 	-13.99 dB 	concrete.wav
 DR16		-0.75 dB 	-18.91 dB 	ode.wav
 DR14		-0.69 dB 	-15.33 dB 	red.wav
 DR5		over		-6.78 dB 	fragged.wav
 DR12		-0.68 dB 	-15.99 dB 	fisher.wav
 DR14		-1.32 dB 	-16.31 dB 	infibulation.wa
 DR15		over		-17.46 dB 	marcotte.wav
 DR10		-0.50 dB 	-13.58 dB 	swans.wav
 DR13		-1.22 dB 	-16.10 dB 	hero.wav
 DR9		over		-11.32 dB 	shadows.wav
 DR10		over		-11.35 dB 	pulse.wav
 DR14		over		-17.74 dB 	blot.wav

 Number of files:	13
 Official DR value:	DR12



Legal crap

We are releasing these recordings under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. You're free to post these files on P2P, usenet, your homepage, etc. All that I ask is that you credit me  (with the name Rural Citizens Band), and leave the ID3 tags as is. Please do not change them in any way, as this is a major way I credit myself for the work.

Also, if you use these songs for animations, or whatever, please email me, I'd love to see your work! Feel free to send any other comments, suggestions, etc!


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