Gamegerm is a creative audio recording game hosted on In this project, participants are given a random selection of Tapegerm source files and challenged to create a recording using all of them. It is a collective project where artists share loops and collaborate to evolve the resulting music over time. Gamegerm offers a platform for musicians to experiment and create unique compositions by utilizing the provided source files. The project has been ongoing since May 2000 and continues to foster collaboration and creativity within the music community.

Gamegerm is not so much an instrument per se; it’s a one-of-a-kind sample pack project. The project is here:

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I am Briyan Frederick (aka Bryan Baker), probably best known as the publisher of GAJOOB and a founder of Tapegerm Collective I’m collecting all of that and more on dabodab, where I write about and document my life as a graphic arts professional, songwriter, experimental recording artist, publisher, local and personal historian, grassroots business supporter, silver creative, podcaster, vlogger and zinester. read more.