Random Tape

Series produced by David Weinberg

Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
The Original Random Tape Zine 

Random Tape is a radio show of only the finest auditory ephemera.

Random Tape is a radio show that features bizarre voice messages, rants, poetry, music, found recordings and other Random sounds. This show will delight even the most discerning listener.


60 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
This is one of five vignettes about Badass Emma, who lost everything to hurricane Katrina.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: :50
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
This is one of five vignettes about Badass Emma, who lost everything to hurricane Katrina.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 01:31
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
This is one of five vignettes about Badass Emma, who lost everything to hurricane Katrina.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
This is one of five vignettes about Badass Emma, who lost everything to hurricane Katrina.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 01:25
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
What's on your grocery list?

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 02:03
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A strange song about a found grocery list.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:44
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
The sound of hundreds of electronic slot machines on the floor of Lumiere Casino on the Mississippi River.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 01:14
Caption: Anarchist
Frank Lloyd Wright recorded hundreds of talks in the living room of his desert compound, Taliesin West. In this one Wright expounds on anarchy. He...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: Don West
A few clips of one of the greatest TV pitch men, Don West.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2012
  • Length: :55
  • Purchases: 1
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My cousin Gavin does the best T-Rex impersonation I’ve ever heard. It puts my horrible acting to shame.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2012
  • Length: 01:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Dragon
“Do you want the love of the fire? Cuz I’m not gonna wait around to give you my desire.”

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 01:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: BrailleNote Apex
This is the sound of Matthew Shifrin using his BrailleNote—a computer for the blind that pushes plastic nodes through tiny holes to display text in...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 2
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For this episode of Random Tape I hit the streets to find out what people in St. Louis think of pro baseball player Albert Pujols leaving the city ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
A story of what happened to Clyde Casey when Martial Law was imposed on New Orleans after hurricane Katrina.

Bought by PRX Remix and KUT


  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mozart
I used my FM Transmitter to "tag" a Christian radio station with Classical Music.

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 2
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The tale of how Larry lost his thumb.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
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The most inexplicable recording ever made! Not suitable for youngsters or people easily offended by sex.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:28
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A story and poem by Francis Materne.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 01:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Two of the greatest voice messages of all time.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Faisdodo modeling the 2012 Drool Necklace, Credit: David Weinberg
I was sitting in bed reading one night when I heard the strangest sound...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: :41
  • Purchases: 1