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savagebeautysound
Just a brief note: if anyone here is looking for disturbing spoken-word recordings they can sample, you might check out some of the "vocal stylings" of the infamous Wikipedia stalker Andrew Morrow. He is in Santa Clara County Jail right now for making unwanted phone calls like this.

https://soundcloud.com/alison-cassidy/andrew-morrow-unwanted-call/s-yq Ayk
Hi5
https://archive.org/details/ptc1978-11-18.flac16
cretaceousear
I got a clip of a phone interview with Charles Manson, that was made a few years ago.
After listening to it several times, picking out the tonalities and phrases to sample, I figured life's too short to waste on the guy.
Not sure what creeps me out more, him or the girls who followed him.
cooties
savagebeautysound wrote:
Just a brief note: if anyone here is looking for disturbing spoken-word recordings they can sample, you might check out some of the "vocal stylings" of the infamous Wikipedia stalker Andrew Morrow. He is in Santa Clara County Jail right now for making unwanted phone calls like this.

https://soundcloud.com/alison-cassidy/andrew-morrow-unwanted-call/s-yq Ayk

Well shit. This happens to be my Soundcloud account, and this was set to private Dead Banana
Joe.
cooties wrote:
This happens to be my Soundcloud account, and this was set to private Dead Banana


Are you Andrew Morrow? eek!
cooties
LoFi Junglist wrote:
cooties wrote:
This happens to be my Soundcloud account, and this was set to private Dead Banana


Are you Andrew Morrow? eek!

Nope, but I was the recipient of that call eek!
Joe.
cooties wrote:
LoFi Junglist wrote:
cooties wrote:
This happens to be my Soundcloud account, and this was set to private Dead Banana

Are you Andrew Morrow? eek!

Nope, but I was the recipient of that call eek!


That's some pretty crazy shit man.
aphantomvaper
After researching this AMorrow thing, I would never use any recording by AMorrow as it publicizes a nutjob. It's terrible that someone like cooties has to go through that. I mean...WTF?

But hey, that's me.

Far off topic now...I would use samples recorded by me regarding using disturbing speech. 'cos I know it hasn't ever actually been used or directed at someone. Otherwise you're just dredging up the past for some stranger who would like to remain in the shadows and not be reminded of it.

'nuff said.
soul
Real EMT calls are pretty dang disturbing.

http://www.jconline.com/videos/news/crime/2016/11/30/full-audio-nov.-1 7-911-call/94672306/
memes_33
i made a radio music library recently, and it includes a bunch of airplane blackbox recordings from plane crashes. basically listening to people die.
calaveras
Yeah, that is a touchy subject.
I'm a fan of a lot of acts that are into sampling edgy things. I've done a fair amount myself. But there is a line there.
By way of an allegory or metaphor or similie:
A person I went to see speak about photography said they never take photos of homeless people. Most folks who are homeless will make for a compelling photograph. They have a lot of detail to capture, and often are dirty, unkempt and interesting looking.
However, they do not have the privilege of privacy that us non-homeless have. And no small amount of homeless are suffering through mental health issues. For this reason, the speaker said they just don't go there. Plenty of other people to take photos of.

Likewise, sampling edgy folks like Manson, Jim Jones, and so on. You may get some choice nuggets. But then you are kind of preying on the mental illness of some of these folks, or the victims they left behind.
And then there is the question of what will the relatives think?
PrimateSynthesis
Unless you are an extremely popular musician, I wouldn't be concerned that it "publicizes a nutjob" such as Charles Manson who is way more famous than you are.

There is plenty of crazy stuff on YouTube. This includes radio broadcasts, public access TV, etc. that people put out themselves, with the intention of reaching an audience.
calaveras
What I have been doing for a while, is just recording people talking in public places. I got this great one of a guy in Penn Station talking about his military service, and how he is a real man and a bunch of other cartoonish bullshit about his masculinity.
Which I then processed the daylights out of because all I had to record with was an iPhone.
mentalu
and rob zombie movie
sutekina bipu-on
Reminds me of this classic
Umcorps
Answer-phone archive is a useful source of odd/abusive lo-fi stuff.

http://answerphone.tumblr.com

There's a handy zip of some of them (in RAW format) made for Radio Music.

https://github.com/TomWhitwell/RadioMusic/wiki/Audio-packs-for-the-Rad io-Music-module
MindMachine
Clips of US politicians in Washington is as sickening as Charlie ever was. Charlie was smarter and didn't bath as much.

I prefer NASA sound clips.
indifference point
Of course films are a great source.

Some of my favorite tracks from the 80's industrial sampling heyday are by Clock DVA. As a teenager I bought their The Act EP and it blew my mind because I thought some of the lengthy spoken word pieces were from "real" recordings. Later I learned they just had great taste in films/samples.

Sonology of Sex, monologue from the film Klute.



The Connection Machine, monologue from The Conversation

Xmit
Has anyone checked out the recent Conspiracy tapes stuff from The Black Dog ?

it's pretty cool - really lovely ambient soundscapes overlaid with often some pretty dark voice recordings...

The Black Dog
sizone
MindMachine wrote:

I prefer NASA sound clips.


I understand that Legendary died of an overdose of cheap wine in ft. worth
dan_k
indifference point wrote:
Of course films are a great source.

Some of my favorite tracks from the 80's industrial sampling heyday are by Clock DVA. As a teenager I bought their The Act EP and it blew my mind because I thought some of the lengthy spoken word pieces were from "real" recordings. Later I learned they just had great taste in films/samples.

Sonology of Sex, monologue from the film Klute.



The Connection Machine, monologue from The Conversation



There was some great stuff from Peeping Tom in there was well if I recall.
artilect99
Thanks for linking those Clock DVA tracks, it's a name I've known for a long time but never checked out. Awesome stuff.
felixer
pretty disturbing stuff from jonestown. funny that nobody mentioned any recordings from hitler germany ...
ersatzplanet
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scozbor
skateboard stacks

african evangelical christian demon exorcisms

Dead Banana Dead Banana Dead Banana
wackelpeter
MindMachine
sizone wrote:
MindMachine wrote:

I prefer NASA sound clips.


I understand that Legendary died of an overdose of cheap wine in ft. worth


I thought it was Dallas.
calaveras
two of my favorites to sample are Bill Cooper, the libertarian conspiracy theorist guy. And some of the other folks in his orbit that slant towards 'Ancient Aliens' instead of Alex Jones.
Though even Jones makes for good sampling sometimes, though he does over modulate often.

Also Dave Emory, who used to have a great radio show on KFJC for years and years. He runs down details of various nefarious political groups in this marvelous old school radio voice.
This is somethign both these guys have in common. A deep, rich speaking voice which sits in a mix very well. The whacked out space alien, JFK assassination conspiracies and Nazi base in antarctica are just garnish to the vocal texture.
slow_riot
From a purely audio angle Alex Jones has a brilliant voice, he's appeared in 2 Richard Linklater films, A Scanner Darkly and Waking Life.

Simultaneously the most and least sane material has already been sampled, in these 2 releases on Discrepant. One featuring a lot of end of the world type preachers, cult leaders, and another with a more sci-fi theme including Phil Dick...

https://www.discrepant.net/product/gonzo-dies-irae/

https://www.discrepant.net/product/ubek-s-t-cs40/
mycoST
This thread just got me thinking about this old microcassette recorder with a mic i bought in a thrift store with a couple of spare tapes. One of which included a local doctor's journal in spoken word, talking about patients' mental issues and such. Not disturbing material per se, but a little creepy listening to confidential material about people in your local community.

It's been a while since I've listened to it, and I really should listen to it all, i should listen to it and take the time to digitize it.

So, going to thrift stores and searching out old cassette tapes, home tapes, VHS or whatever medium that may have random people's recordings on them could be goldmines for sampling material. Or it could just be good fun if you have nothing better to do.
unclebastard
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