Item Ms-3-46, 1983-030 - Prime the Video Game Commercials on Hold

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Prime the Video Game Commercials on Hold

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Andy Dowden

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Ms-3-46, 1983-030

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  • 1983 (Creation)
    Dowden, Andy

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1 audio cassette

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Andy Dowden is a media and sound artist based in the Halifax area. Dowden has taught studio sound courses in the Media Art Department at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University since 1986. He has been involved with the Centre for Art Tapes and the Audio for Artists festival.

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Item is an audiocassette by Andy Dowden. The recording features Side A: "What Floyd said to Me. Plinkin", "Mr. Arcade is Here", Side B: "The Love Song", "Lexicon Overkill", and "Bomb Dangerous". Item is part of the Andy Dowden Audio Tapes 1983-1985 compilation.

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Audio can be accessed at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.

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Descriptive information was originally prepared on July 11, 2012 by Jaimie Fedorak. The archival description was revised on March 21, 2016 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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  • English

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