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Four from Hideous Replica

May 5, 2014

Cassettes Hideous Replica The following four releases are all cassettes issued by the London-based Hideous Replica label or its sublabel Wasted Capital Since 2013. Some are around a year...

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Mark So / Patrick Farmer – Split cassette

February 14, 2013

Windsmeasure Cassette I’ve written before more than once, and most recently in the latest issue of The Wire, about my admiration for Ben Owen’s packaging for his Windsmeasure label....

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Reed Evan Rosenberg – At the End of an Endless Stream

February 12, 2013

Accidie Cassette The first thing to note here, is that, try as I might, research however hard as I can, I haven’t a clue how the raw materials for...

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Stephen Cornford, Patrick Farmer, Jason Kahn – Bristol

October 18, 2012

Cassette and Download Pilgrim Talk Caveats first then- this cassette on the Pilgrim Talk label involves three musicians I consider to be friends, two of them very good friends....

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Matt Davis – Ghost / Light

October 3, 2012

Cassette Field I am currently trying to write an essay of sorts for these pages about how physical displacement to a different environment perhaps causes you to listen differently...

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Gintas K

August 17, 2012

Cassette Copy for your Records So tonight I returned to the cassette tape by Gintas K released not that long ago by the Copy for your Records label that...

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Muura – Tape

August 13, 2012

Cassette Organized Music from Thessaloniki I worked twelve hours today, and fell asleep soon after arriving home, only to be awakened again by the phone fifteen minutes later, so...

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Allon Kaye – Tiny Fascinator

August 11, 2012

Cassette Senufo Editions Pretty tired tonight after a long day at work, with a twelve hour shift to come tomorrow still. So maybe a brief review tonight of a...

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Kamtchatka – Nature of Sonographic Features

May 25, 2012

Cassette Circuit Torçcat So hot here at the moment, unbearably so at times. Give me grey and chilly any day. Anyway tonight I played a cassette (yep, they keep...

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Phil Julian – Transcript

May 20, 2012

Cassette Obsolete Units A strange, dreamlike day today, mostly spent wandering about glad that last week was over and promising myself I would get some solid work done but...

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Noish X Xedh – rlhaaa to

April 14, 2012

Cassette Pilgrim Talk Tonight another cassette. (The things still seem to be arriving here relatively frequently I’m afraid). This one is a release from a bit earlier this year...

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Unan / Nikos Kyriazopoulos Split cassette

April 8, 2012

Cassette Organised Music from Thessaloniki To get the caveats out of the way, tonight’s review is of a release on the Organised Music from Thessaloniki label, which is run...

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Adrian Dziewanski – Archival Anthems

February 24, 2012

Cassette Prairie Fire Tapes Something really quite different tonight. I am currently writing several pieces for The Wire, and entrenched in all kinds of music, flipping from one end...

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Richard Kamerman – I’m sick of coming up with titles

December 2, 2011

Cassette Copy for your Records Home late tonight. I was up very early, but then went over to see in Julie’s birthday tonight.  So tonight’s review is going to...

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Phil Julian – Location +

November 30, 2011

Cassette Entr’acte The first thing that I enjoyed a lot about today’s release, a cassette tape named Location+ by Phil Julian released on the Entr’acte label was the very...

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Sunday 23rd October

October 23, 2011

The final tape in this little series of five then is another on the Windsmeasure label, again packaged wonderfully in thick letterpresses card as a limited edition of a...

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Saturday 22nd October

October 22, 2011

And another cassette… this one is another that seems to have been released quite some time ago (2009 in fact) but was only sent to me relatively recently. It...

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Friday 21st October

October 21, 2011

Another tape from Windsmeasure tonight then, and a really lovely one too. It comes from the duo of Stefan Thut, the Wandelweiser member, composer and cellist, and Taku Unami,...

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Thursday 20th October

October 20, 2011

The second of five cassette reviews then, and I must confess that this tape has been sat around here unplayed for quite some time now, but hey, I go...

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Wednesday 19th October

October 19, 2011

So, a quintet of reviews of cassette tapes then. The revival of the tape format, which I had assumed might have been a brief fad, doesn’t seem to be...

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Wednesday 3rd August

August 3, 2011

Another cassette tape tonight then, though I still have yet to purchase a machine to play them on! This new release is another sent to me that kindly had...

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Tuesday 31st May

June 1, 2011

Today's review is of another tape. yep, another one. Its not me is it? These damned things really are making a comeback! Fortunately again I was lucky enough to...