Styrofoam performing in July 2008
|Birth name||Arne Van Petegem|
|Genres||Indie / Electronica|
|Years active||2000–2012, 2016-current|
|Labels||Morr Music, Nettwerk, Rocket Racer|
|Associated acts||Coho Lips, Amber#2|
Styrofoam (Arne Van Petegem, born 4 November 1973) 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.
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.
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: https://www.facebook.com/COHOLIPS"
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'.
|2000||The Point Misser||Morr Music|
|2000||A Short Album About Murder|
|2003||I'm What's There To Show That Something's Missing|
|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
|2002||Styrofoam/Dntel Split [7" Split]|
|2002||To Simply Lie Here And Breathe [7"]||Morr Music|
|2003||A Heart Without A Mind [EP]|
|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|
- Tin Foil Star at rateyourmusic.com
- Arne Van Petegem Archived 29 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine at drummerszone.com
- Disco Synthesizers & Daily Tranquilizers, that's about it at bestfbothworlds.blogspot.com
- three instrumental songs to celebrate the end of summer EP on Soundcloud
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