Stephen Cornford



Stephen Cornford

Constant Linear Velocity

consumer waste

CD with oversize risograph booklet

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Stephen Cornford

Electrocardiograph of a Cathode Ray Tube



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Stephen Cornford

Electrocardiographs of a Cathode Ray Tube

a wave press


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Stephen Cornford

Kinetic Sculptures


CD compiling recordings of installation works for musical instruments
made between 2006 and 2010.

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Stephen Cornford


Rumpsti Pumsti (Musik)

edition of 15 hand-cut vinyl records plus 5 artist proofs
containing four different persepctives on the installation

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Stephen Cornford

Empty Reels

Vitrine cassette

four very close stereo recordings of empty tape reels
rotating slowly on a Grundig TK5 machine

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Stephen Cornford

Archipelago (Islet)

MoTA Museum

artist edition of 12CDrs packaged in laser-engraved
portable CD players. the CD contains four tracks
documenting Archipelago

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Stephen Cornford


mantile cassette [mantile#026]

Unprocessed stereo recordings of shortwave
interference, found noise objects.



Stephen Cornford

Music for Earbuds

3LEAVES CD [3L027]

a series of works composed from the feedback
between earbud headphones and walkman

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Stephen Cornford

Six Tape Machines

accidie [a/r06]

Two compositions assembled from recordings
of open reel and cassette tape players.

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Stephen Cornford

Binatone Galaxy

senufo editions CD [#24]

A collection of recordings made using
components of the installation.

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Stephen Cornford

Battery Acid

banned production

MC [edition of 50]

Two process pieces for a used car battery and
bare microphone cable.

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Stephen Cornford


gifts nobody wants [gnw 13]
C36 [edition of 100]

A pair of pieces made using the SSCD_6.2 cassette
delay, microphones and hollow objects.

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Stephen Cornford

Two Works for Turntables

Permanent Gallery

edition of 250 7" records, produced to accompany
the Works for Turntable exhibition.

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Stephen Cornford

Pinched Tapes #1

self-released / Gerausmanufaktur

edition of 6 C20 cassettes produced especially
for ArtEx Sonora 2009.

Reissued in 2017 in an edition of 60 by Gerausmanufaktur.


Stephen Cornford & Ben Gwilliam

on taking things apart

winds measure

CD edition of 300.
artist edition of 15 incl. 3 silkscreen prints made from
ground tape machine components

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Daniel Bennett & Stephen Cornford

Fellfield Draff

hideous replica

CD, edition of 100.
Three tracks of analogue and digital electronics

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Stephen Cornford & Patrick Farmer

a measure of ground

Consumer Waste double cassette [cw12]

a collection of brutalist field recordings.

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Stephen Cornford & Samuel Rodgers

Boring Embroidery

cathnor CD [cath015]

Our third and likely final disc of duo
improvisations for piano and electronics.

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John Cage

Cartridge Music

another timbre CD [at57]

Live realisation by Ferran Fages, Patrick Farmer, Lee Patterson, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Daniel Jones, Rob Curgenven and myself.
Recorded at Audiograft 2012.

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Various Artists

Wandelweiser und so weiter

another timbre 6CD Box Set [at56]

Six discs of realistions of Wandelweiser compositions
by musicians primarily known as improvisers, including
works by Beuger, Werder, Pisaro, Sfirri, Thut, Brogan,
Frey, Susam, Houben and more


Stephen Cornford | Jason Kahn | Patrick Farmer


pilgrim talk cassette [PT21] (edition of 50)

Recorded live in my studio in February 2012

available to download from bandcamp


Stephen Cornford | Patrick Farmer | Sarah Hughes | Kostis Kilymis

No Islands

another timbre CD [at46]

Two improvisations and a realisation of JohnCage's Four6.

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Stephen Cornford & Samuel Rodgers

Zinc [extracts]

consumer waste [cw01]
3" CDr [edition of 100]

A three-track disc of duo improvisations for piano and piano feedback.

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Stephen Cornford & Samuel Rodgers

Turned Moment, weighting

another timbre [atb-07]

CDr [edition of 250]

A three-track disc of duo improvisations
for piano and piano feedback.