Pauline Oliveros 12CD box set of early electronics released

An enormous 12CD box set of Pauline Oliveros's early electronic work will be released by Important Records next month. Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music compiles mostly unreleased material from the period 1961–1970, and includes her first piece made for tape in 1961.

The box set comes with liner notes detailing Pauline Oliveros's tape delay setup, plus essays by the artist, Cory Arcangel, David Bernstein, Ramon Sender and Alex Chechile. The 12 discs are organised chronologically by studio, beginning with early work made at home and at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, through to recordings from the Mills Tape Music Center and the University Of California San Diego Electronic Music Studio.

Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music is scheduled for release on 22 May. Oliveros is performing on 3 May at the Her Noise symposium on feminist discourses in sound and music at Tate Modern. A full tracklisting for the box set can be found in the YouTube description of the promo video below.

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