Styrofoam (musician)

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Styrofoam performing in July 2008
Background information
Birth nameArne Van Petegem
GenresIndie / Electronica
Years active2000–2012, 2016-current
LabelsMorr Music, Nettwerk, Rocket Racer
Associated actsCoho Lips, Amber#2

Styrofoam (Arne Van Petegem, born 4 November 1973[1][2][3]) is a Belgian one man glitch electronica project (indietronic) on the independent record label Morr Music. He also releases under the moniker Tin Foil Star and works as a guest musician with The Go Find and Orange Black.[citation needed]

On the album Nothing's Lost, Styrofoam worked with artists Valerie Trebeljahr (Lali Puna), Andrew Kenny (The American Analog Set), Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service), Bent Van Looy (Das Pop), Markus Acher (The Notwist, Lali Puna), Miki Yoshimura (Munk) and Alias.[citation needed]

On 11 November 2012, Styrofoam went on indefinite hiatus, posting on Twitter "Styrofoam will be taking a break for now or for ever and ever. Don't worry though, things will be happening over here:"

On 22 September 2016, Styrofoam returned from hiatus by releasing a three track EP only to his SoundCloud webpage titled 'three instrumental songs to celebrate the end of summer EP'.[4]




Year Title Label
2000 The Point Misser Morr Music
2000 A Short Album About Murder
2003 I'm What's There To Show That Something's Missing
2004 Nothing's Lost
2006 The Same Channel [Joint album with Fat Jon]
2008 A Thousand Words Nettwerk
2010 Disco Synthesizers & Daily Tranquilizers
2018 We Can Never Go Home sound in silence

EPs and singles[edit]

Year Title Label
2002 RR20 Rocket Racer
2002 Styrofoam/Dntel Split [7" Split]
2002 To Simply Lie Here And Breathe [7"] Morr Music
2003 A Heart Without A Mind [EP]
2005 Live
2008 Bright Red Helmet Nettwerk
2009 Other Side of Town
2010 Get Smarter [EP]
2016 three instrumental songs to celebrate the end of summer EP Morr Music


  1. ^ Tin Foil Star at
  2. ^ Arne Van Petegem Archived 29 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine at
  3. ^ Disco Synthesizers & Daily Tranquilizers, that's about it at
  4. ^ three instrumental songs to celebrate the end of summer EP on Soundcloud

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