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Bedroom Cassette Masters Volume 4
October 20, 2013, 5:17 am
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Volume Four just out…

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When he is not busy being a self-archivist, musician & writer, Simon Holland finds time to curate the on-going Bedroom Cassette Masters project and runs the ever-expanding BCM label. One of his own projects featured on BCM is Carrillion.

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Cassette Culture in the Digital Age

“Tapes had personality. They had weight and substance when you held them. They had artwork and stories behind them. Sometimes you carried a favorite tape around with you, just because. I remembered the art of a good mixtape: Whether you were making them for a girl you had a crush on or as a soundtrack for your own driving, cleaning or moping, things like pacing, fit, and flow needed to be considered. Most importantly, tapes were the antidote to the Paradox of Choice. You had to love the music on your tapes because you couldn’t hit a scroll wheel to skip to another artist if you didn’t”.

Read the  full article by Blake Madden

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