Last weekend I stopped by my local record store to browse their tapes for sale. I recently repaired my Sony cassette deck and have been playing any tapes I have on hand. I wanted to find new tapes to listen to, and not necessarily music I was familiar with. I like the idea of finding … Continue reading The Word
I’ve been repairing cassette decks all week and that reignited an itch to make a good old fashioned mixtape. I know it seems silly to make a mixtape on a cassette in 2020, but for me it’s an interesting way to document a certain time in life. Some of these songs are Bandcamp purchases I … Continue reading Making a Mixtape in 2020
A couple of weekends ago, I helped a friend at her record store repair some pieces of gear to sell in her shop. While working, I stumbled on this dubbed tape of John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme and Sonny Rollin’s A Night at the Village Vanguard. I thought it would be fun to have this … Continue reading Coltrane, Rollins & Dan Baird? How Mixtapes Didn’t Kill The Music Industry.