Tape and Splicing Block
Splicing block with two boxes of tape and razor blade (see Note).
'An experimental, physically modified editing block (made from two standard editing blocks) to produce long "cross-fade edits". Very difficult to use, as razor blades often just curled the edge of the tape.' Dick MIlls.
Used to make music by splicing tiny pieces of tape together, an extremely time consuming method. Each length would be cut, then joined with tape to the next. A piece could take days to construct.
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Splicing block: 20 mm x 300 mm x 45 mm, .19 kg
Tape box 1: 30 mm x 60 mm x 60 mm, .05 kg
Tape Box 2: 15 mm x 60 mm x 60 mm, .01 kg
Razor Blade: 20 mm x 40 mm
- The BBC Collection
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