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Director Jonathan Chong of Dropbear recommissions 240 audio cassettes, 1700m of video tape, 108 floppy discs and an old  Walkman in a stop motion video for Australian DJ Opiuo’s Quack Fat (from the album Meraki).

Proper old school.

Making-of featurette here.

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From Steve Vistaunet’s Pinterest  – a sample of many, many examples of hand-decorated cassette spines from the golden era of the mixtape.

What do you mean ‘what’s a mixtape?’

Ask your dad.

Jeez.

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Brighton-based composers Ithaca Audio celebrate 50 years of the cassette tape with a rather good 16-track live mashup performed on a 23 year-old Tascam 1-inch reel-to-reel tape machine.

You can download the mix for free from their Facebook page.

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Directed by Joe Marshall and Yibi Hu at M-I-E animation in London, who sez:

Lamenting the demise of the audio cassette, we at M-I-E, thought it would be nice to try and find a fitting tribute to its faded glory. ‘Jammed’ is the story of a bold, heroic, Viewmaster robot, venturing into an unknown world to save an unknown soul.

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