Lance Scott Walker has interviewed nearly everyone who knew Screw, from childhood friends to collaborators to aficionados who evangelized Screw’s tapes—millions of which made their way around the globe—as well as the New York rap moguls who honored him.
Category: Mixtape Scholarship
Justo Presents: The Mixtape Documentary
MIXTAPE Documentary presented by Tribeca and Universal Music Group
The premiere event of Mixtape will take place Thursday, April 7, at The United Palace in Washington Heights in New … More
“Mixtape Nostalgia” released with Glowing Reviews
“Mixtape Nostalgia is a deeply personal book that diligently documents the evolution of the mixtape.
MXM Featured in “Hit the Decks Fanzine”
Analog Love is a joyful look at why this ritual of communication through music still continues to be so meaningful.
Street Dreams: An Independent Fanzine About Hip Hop
Kalani Caraballo releases Hip Hop Fanzine to fill a void during covid.
Mixtapelogie: History and Business of Mixtapes
Mixtapelogie by Epée Hervé Dingong retraces the history and business of mixtapes.
Damn Son Where Did You Find This?
A book about US hiphop mixtape cover art
CASSETTE: a documentary
The Art Behind the Tape
The Art Behind the Tape is the first coffee table book dedicated to the history of mixtape cover art.
“a little love for the DJ as griot and master rhetor…and the inspiration for Digital Griots.” Scholar Adam J. Banks … More
Dr. Adam Banks
Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop
Portraying a vibrant, but often overlooked, music scene, this amplified edition of Houston Rap Tapes includes new interviews of Scarface, Slim Thug, Lez Moné, B L A C K I E, Lil’ Keke, and Sire Jukebox of the original Ghetto Boys, as well as many additional photographs.
The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness
Taking its title from Danger Mouse’s pioneering mashup of Jay-Z’s The Black Album and the Beatles’ The White Album, this … More
Cassette Culture: Popular Music and Technology in North India
Cassette Culture: Popular Music and Technology in North India by: Peter Manuel Format: Paperback – 302 pages ISBN: 0226504018 Publisher: … More
The Mixtape as Emancipatory Journalism
I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto by Jared A. Ball Format: Paperback ISBN: 1849350574 Publisher: AK Press “This … More
Dead Media Research Studio
This course is devoted to media archaeology, that is, historical research into forgotten, obsolete, neglected or otherwise dead media technologies.
Mix tape: The Art of Cassette Culture edited by Thurston Moore
Mix tape: The Art of Cassette Culture edited by Thurston Moore Format: Hardcover (96 pages) ISBN: 10:0789311992 Publisher: Universe (May … More
Cassette from My Ex
An art form combining the skills of a DJ with the intimacy of a letter, a good mixtape was the ultimate audio valentine.