No.3 is a work of ambient-industrial electro-acoustic tape music composed in the late 1980s. It is the third in a three-part series (the others were MORPHEUS and SONOROUS ALCHEMY) of long-form home-studio works that were released as C-60 cassettes in quick succession. No.3 was made on a Tascam 244 cassette four-track with synthesizers, electric guitars, field recordings, found sounds, piano, and voice (by Nalinee Darmrong).
No.3 was published by Sound of Pig Music, Great Neck, NY, and circulated in international cassette underground networks via artist-run distributors and stores such as Staalplaat (Amsterdam), The Generator (NYC), Front d'lest (France), and through artist-to-artist mail exchange.
Dan Joseph is a free-lance composer based in New York City. He began his career in the early ‘80s as a drummer in the
vibrant punk scene of his native Washington, DC and was later active in the experimental tape music underground. Moving to California in the early ‘90s, he completed his academic work at CalArts and Mills College....more