Category : Cassettes

1 year, 7 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Tonight I’m recording my first mixtape for swapping, which will be 100% analog, from vinyl discs. After carefully preparing the song list and deeply cleaning the discs it’s time for recording. So this is the real joy: listening to good music with the highest quality from vinyl at night… with a cup of good wine (Rene […]

1 year, 7 months ago 2
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

After receiving a mixtape from the Nederlands recently I -obviously- started to make my first one (well, I’ve made a lot of them but for me or for friends in the real world, not for internet friends) which will go to Miles in that country. I don’t want to release all the details because surprise […]

1 year, 7 months ago 2
Posted in: Cassettes

As I explained a few days ago, I received a mixtape from Miracle Mile Tapeheads user. Here goes my review of it: The cassette chosen was a SONY UX-S from ’94, which is indeed a very good tape. The music is from electronic genre. The whole tape is a one-track mix that suggest a world […]

1 year, 7 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Recently my friend TJ Autoreverse showed me a bunch of very interesting cassettes that he has bought on an UK online store. I’ve never seen something like that and I found them really catchy. There were coloured, fluorescent, reel and even chromed cassettes in the lot: But… if I had to choose the most impressive […]

1 year, 7 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes

There is a group of enthusiasts at Tapeheads that enjoy making mixtapes and ship through the world to others members. I enjoyed watching and reading their experiences and could not stop myself joining the group. I wanted to make mixtapes for others too and swap with friends in other countries. Miles quickly replied me and offered to send […]

1 year, 9 months ago 3
Posted in: Cassettes, Walkmans

I’m excited to share you a story of passion and bravery. Passion for cassettes, walkmans and music. Bravery for wanting to do something that he never did before: being a DJ but with cassettes and walkmans. That’s what my friend Lorenzo , which is now called ‘TJ Autoreverse’, (TJ as Tape Jockey) did. Considering that […]

1 year, 12 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Well, finally after many weeks of [sporadic] work I could finish my new Guide to excellent recordings which represents the part II of my previous guide to good recordings. On this new guide I cover many new aspects, getting deeper in the techniques of recording with: quality of the cables Muting sound of all open […]

2 years ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Every cassette fan loves to record tapes. Sooner or later many of them want to do good recordings, and with a decent 3-head deck it comes the necessity to adjust the bias for a particular tape. But… what is bias and how should it be adjusted? Learn how in this video:  

2 years ago 0

Regarding my last post on which I explained how to use an old HP48 calculator to calculate the total duration of a playlist in Spotify, I guess many readers doesn’t have such a calc. Well, this video will show you how to download and install a free HP48 emulator, so… problem solved!    

2 years ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Every time when I recorded my mixtapes I wanted to be sure that I don’t waste not a few seconds of tape. If you are about to record an entire album on a cassette, it looks that just by having a cassette that matches the total duration of the album is enough… but it isn’t. […]

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