Tape Label Report, July 2022

For July's TLR I wrote about two fascinating tape labels--Orb Tapes out of central Pennsylvania and Tymbal Tapes out of Lincoln, Nebraska--both of which are extremely thoughtful and well-curated labels run by people who are passionate listeners and devoted workers in DIY music culture. Definitely check it out if you are down for some truly… Continue reading Tape Label Report, July 2022

Dubbed Tapes in April Tape Label Report

For the April Tape Label Report, I covered Dubbed Tapes, a New Zealand label who utilize a method they call "erase and replace" to dub over boring and tired canonical sounds on thrifted tapes to distribute sounds by the artists they work with--heavy on the queer, trans, and femme noisemakers. You can read about it… Continue reading Dubbed Tapes in April Tape Label Report

March Tape Label Report

March was a great month, specifically because I got to write about my simultaneously cursed and blessed hometown of Cleveland twice leading up to my birthday, which is also always very much a celebration of the place I was born and spent the first thirteen years of my life. Fellow Aries Clevelander, Ben Baker-Billington, invited… Continue reading March Tape Label Report