This Map is a Gift

by Howard Stelzer

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released August 1, 2006

Cassette music composed and recorded by HS at Intransitive, Cambridge MA (USA) Winter/Spring 2006.

All sound by HS, with some source sounds by Richard Francis (computer), Stefan Neville (drums and tape) and Clinton Watkins (guitar).

Originally published in 2006 as a CDR in a numbered edition of 100 copies by Gameboy (Japan).



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Howard Stelzer Lowell, Massachusetts

Stelzer's music is assembled out of cassette tapes, tape machines, and a stubborn refusal to admit defeat. By day, he teaches middle school in Lowell MA, where he and his family live in a really big room behind a power plant. At night, he hunches over stacks of tapes and makes this stuff. No one knows why. ... more

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