The Tapeworm, The Bookworm and The Wormhole

The Tapeworm is a cassette-only label. No barcodes.
The cassette will never die! Long live the cassette! Click here to see all The Tapeworm’s tapes.

The Wormhole is a format-free byproduct of The Tapeworm. A splendid home for splendid sounds in other splendid formats… See all The Wormhole’s discs.

The Bookworm is The Tapeworm’s publishing venture – an irregular series of perfect paperbacks. Click here to see all The Bookworm’s books.

You can find The Tapeworm around the world…
• UK – TouchShop
• North America – Forced Exposure / aQuarius
• Europe – Metamkine / Rumpsti Pumsti
• Japan – Art Into Life

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From the Sublime to the Vermiculous…

Night of the Living Worms – The Tapeworm spooked FuturePlaces, Porto at the end of October 2013. Halloween costume: not obligatory. Visual evidence can be seen by clicking here.Also in late October 2013, The Tapeworm broadcast a show on Resonance104.4fm, as part of their ‘Long Wave’ series. Your host, recorded on a Sony Walkman Pro, was Mr Stephen Wrench. This transmission can be beamed down from a cloud by clicking here.Something Special – The Tapeworm and Entr’acte blasted Berlin in August 2013.Just Push Play – The Tapeworm and Entr’acte attacked Belgium in May 2013.In 2012, The Wormhole celebrated its first two releases, by drcarlsonalbion and The Swifter, with a September Oto show.The Tapeworm talked to RTE Lyric FM’s Culture File late in 2012. Hear here.The Tapeworm contributed a few hours of recordings to Vicki Bennett’s mammoth Radio Boredcast project, a 744-hour non-stop online radio show. The entire transmission is now archived online, courtesy of WFMU.On 20.x.11, The Tapeworm curated an evening of Bankside entertainments as part of Merge Festival. Video documentation of the night – one, two, three, four, five… – The Tapeworm on BBC Radio 1? Heavens, yes, as Huw Stephens’ “Label of Love” on his June 2011 cassette special. Blimey… – Unleashed in the East was our second Café Oto showcase.Le Guess Who? and PAUME presented The Tapeworm Comes Alive! in Utrecht. “English cassette label changes Frog roaring monster”, wrote leading Dutch music site 3VOOR12 NL. Video from our Utrecht show can be viewed here.Berlin’s SILO talked tapes with The Wyrm in the Summer of 2010.RUIS Magazine has published an interview with Wyrm: read it here.The Tapeworm took over Jonny Mugwump’s Exotic Pylon show on ResonanceFM: archived here, plus playlist.‘Analog ist besser!’ – der Bandwurm, auf Deutsch, bei bln.fmBBC Radio 4’s PM show talked with the Wyrm: hear here. Further reading: news.bbc.co.ukYou can read an interview with the Wyrm on Hardformat here. – The Tapeworm’s first live event was The Night of the Long Worms, at Café Oto in November 2009. Performances from the night by Souls on Board and Meltaot were later released on vinyl… SFT live, at The Night of the Long Worms – hear here! – The Tapeworm was twice mixed into Songs Of Praise on AligreFM 93.1 (Paris, France) – archived here and again here.The Tapeworm was profiled in Issue #312 of Wire magazine.

 

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