Developer Eric Pitra let us know about an interesting new instrument that he’s created for real-time performance with cassette tape. The HC-TT Human Controlled Tape Transport is a compact cassette manipulation device that lets you play a cassette tape with your hand, similar to how you scratch a vinyl record. Sound is only produced while your hand is… Read More The HC-TT Human Controlled Tape Transport Is Like The Love Child Of Turntablism + Musique Concrète
Reader Eric Pitra lets us know about a new documentary that he is doing the score for, Cassette, that looks at the cassette audio tape. The documentary looks like it will will be interesting to electronic musicians interested in the history and culture of cassette audio tape.
Mixtape Alpha was uploaded by: openmusiclabs
Rating: … Read More New Synth, Mixtape Alpha, Inspired By Cassette Tapes & Stylophones
THIS SENSATION IS AUDIO 2008 /short version was uploaded by: CodedSensation
Rating: … Read More Performance Art From The Matrix – This Sensation Is Audio
This NPR video looks at the history of the boombox: The boxes had to be big, to make that bass boom. The speakers in early boxes had extra-large magnets to push all that air around, and they were housed in heavy metal casing to deal with the vibrations from all the bass. Fab 5 Freddy… Read More The History Of The Boombox
DJ Ruthless Ramsey rocks the decks Somebody forgot to tell Ramsey that decks means “turntable” in DJ lingo, though! You can see more of Ramsey at his MySpace page. via Califaudio