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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
Kenneth and Miriam ring in the New Year.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jun 16, 2013
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
A found tape from the south by way of the desert, courtesy of Matt Holzman.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
Little Daddy sets the scene outside the King Eddy Saloon in Skid Row.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
Meet Steve Sharp. His mission: To spread love and celebrate peace every Friday from five to seven…

Bought by WABE, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
I was walking my dog the other night when I came across Larry Boutan sitting on a concrete wall drinking a beer. I bought some beers and joined him...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: :37
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
Wilbert Rawlins Jr. is the band director at O Perry Walker High school in New Orleans. He runs one of the best marching bands in the state along wi...

Bought by KALW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
Also known as Chewie's Apnea.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: :46
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
A Poem by James Arthur.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: :38
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
I came across this piece of found tape today. I know nothing about it.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
A deleted scene from a story I produced for Marketplace Morning Report.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: :14
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
In Sweden they get fuc*#d up in strange ways.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:23
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
A recording of a tornado siren in a park in St. Louis, MO.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: :47
Caption: Thaddius Conti
Climb into the big white van.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:59
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A Prison Romance

  • Added: Apr 21, 2010
  • Length: :51
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As of noon tomorrow

  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 01:22

  • Added: Apr 25, 2010
  • Length: :52
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
This voice message on it’s own is great but what elevates it to the level of awesome is that it was made on Christmas eve.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: :54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
Ever wondered how a couple of straights can satisfy a lesbian? Look no further.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: 03:17
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
A poem by Alec Hershman.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KFAI


  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: :51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Original Random Tape Zine
Andy Mills had a habit of eavesdropping on other people’s conversation during his commute on Chicago’s Red Line. Sometimes he would record these ov...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: 06:38