Posts Tagged: tapes

the new objective presents ‘Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار’ [mix]

It’s been a while since I put together a tape mix for ACL. Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار  draws mostly on some tapes I acquired in the second half of 2019, many of which

the new objective presents ‘Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار’ [mix]

It’s been a while since I put together a tape mix for ACL. Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار  draws mostly on some tapes I acquired in the second half of 2019, many of which

tsss tapes presents ‘torniamo a casa’ [mix]

On the eve of the first anniversary of tsss tapes, Francesco Covarino has assembled a mix uniting fragments from all nine of the label’s tapes into one exciting journey. Their debut release was the compilation Free Percussion, which includes tracks

tsss tapes presents ‘torniamo a casa’ [mix]

On the eve of the first anniversary of tsss tapes, Francesco Covarino has assembled a mix uniting fragments from all nine of the label’s tapes into one exciting journey. Their debut release was the compilation Free Percussion, which includes tracks

Ten Years of The Tapeworm

This year marks the tenth anniversary of The Tapeworm, the London-based cassette-only label founded by Philip Marshall. In the years since, the label has branched out into The Wormhole, an avenue for experiments with non-tape formats, and The Bookworm, their

Ten Years of The Tapeworm

This year marks the tenth anniversary of The Tapeworm, the London-based cassette-only label founded by Philip Marshall. In the years since, the label has branched out into The Wormhole, an avenue for experiments with non-tape formats, and The Bookworm, their

Fabio Perletta ~ Hesitant / Giovanni Lami & Glauco Salvo ~ Ife

These Dinzu tapes may be sold out, but they are still worth your time: subtle electronics, minimal formal constructions, and attentive material transformations from three of Italy’s most interesting musicians. As a small run tape label, Dinzu also gives these

Fabio Perletta ~ Hesitant / Giovanni Lami & Glauco Salvo ~ Ife

These Dinzu tapes may be sold out, but they are still worth your time: subtle electronics, minimal formal constructions, and attentive material transformations from three of Italy’s most interesting musicians. As a small run tape label, Dinzu also gives these

SP* Episode 5: B SIDES – with Dinzu Artefacts [podcast]

B SIDES is Sound Propositions’ first label profile, featuring Joe McKay’s Dinzu Artefacts. We talk about his previous label, Spring Break Tapes!, his own artistic practice (as Monte Burrows), the importance of listening to the quotidian, and the persistence of

SP* Episode 5: B SIDES – with Dinzu Artefacts [podcast]

B SIDES is Sound Propositions’ first label profile, featuring Joe McKay’s Dinzu Artefacts. We talk about his previous label, Spring Break Tapes!, his own artistic practice (as Monte Burrows), the importance of listening to the quotidian, and the persistence of

Inverted Microphones: Giovanni Lami’s Tapeocracy #2

The second installment in a new quarterly series dedicated to field recording and inspired by our love of tape culture.  (Check out the first installment, with a long preamble from me, here.) This time it’s winter, and Gio’s live mix

Inverted Microphones: Giovanni Lami’s Tapeocracy #2

The second installment in a new quarterly series dedicated to field recording and inspired by our love of tape culture.  (Check out the first installment, with a long preamble from me, here.) This time it’s winter, and Gio’s live mix

Stefan Christoff & Joseph Sannicandro ~ temps de travail, syncopé

In a clever play on words, les temps (temperature) becomes time in the phrase, temps de travail (working time).  The album offers a score to a cold work day, from overture “les travaux” (“jobs”) to finale “clock out”.  Frost, ice and snow decorate the recording

Stefan Christoff & Joseph Sannicandro ~ temps de travail, syncopé

In a clever play on words, les temps (temperature) becomes time in the phrase, temps de travail (working time).  The album offers a score to a cold work day, from overture “les travaux” (“jobs”) to finale “clock out”.  Frost, ice and snow decorate the recording