D.I.Y.: Start Your Own Cassette Label! By adam_schragin on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:56am in DIY Let’s say you’ve got the itch to start your own label. You’ve got the typeface all picked out, the clever name ready, and an idea of what sort of music you’d like to showcase. What you d ...more
Great article about cassette labels and their place in history & the present. Plus a list of current cassette labels still going strong.
Burger Records, a vinyl/cassette label based in Fullerton, Ca. and run by members of Audacity and Thee Makeout Party, have reissued 3 cassette tapes from Cleaners From Venus. "Midnight Cleaners" (1982), "In The Golden Autumn" (1983), and "Under Wartime Conditions" (1984). Thes ...more
Label Profile: Night-People [Night-People founder Shawn Reed, playing live in Montreal as Wet Hair] By Jenn Pelly MP3: Ela Orleans: "I Know" MP3: Cellophane Spill: "Zaj Mak Ta" If you really want to get inside the mind of Night-People founder Shawn Reed, start with his we ...more
Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more
Cassette tapes, much like the boombox, Walkman, and record player, aren't used much anymore. With the ability to put music on our smartphones, most of us don't carry tapes or CDs around because it now seems inconvenient. Looking for something to do with your old tapes? Instru ...more