Category Archive: mixtapememory

#MixtapeMemory: DJ Rob Swift

More on Rob Swift‘s class here.

#MixtapeMemory: PROVOKE!

My (slightly sappy) mixed tape memory: When I first met my husband, he burned a couple of albums for me that made me weak in the knees. In return, I made a mixed… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: Craig Eley

#MixtapeMemory: “Like so many people, my love of mixtapes is tied up in the idea of love itself — both romantic and platonic. Though I admire many mixtapes put out into the world,… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: Sien ide

Location: New York Website | Pinterest | Tumblr   As I write these lines I could hear that mixtape playing in my head. Blend after blend, it’s embedded in my brain. You know… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: Askem

One of my best memories of a mixtape was in 1987. I had a tape that was filled with hip hop from 85 and 86, several tracks from LL Cool J’s “My Radio”… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: ELODIE A. ROY

#MixtapeMemory: “For a few years I had a ‘mixtape correspondence’ with Hugh J. Noble from ActionPop! records. I remember the beautifully improbable names he would always come up with. My favourite tape he… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: Professor Anthony Kwame Harrison

Bay Area youngsters embraced bedroom production and ad-hoc self-distribution networks as a means of re-envisioning and self-fashioning their conception of and relationship to authentic hip hop. Professor Harrison is an Associate Professor at… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: Rapmullet on Ron G

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#MixtapeMemory: Troy L. Smith

When I was young I learned to repair cassette tapes. The repair job sometimes included with Scotch tape, Crazy glue, a whole new tape carriage, and possibly the replacement of screws I would get… Continue reading

#MixtapeMemory: Dr. John Spruill

This is yet another issue that plagues us. There are things on some of these cassettes that only we have, and it desperately needs to be preserved. I still have BOXES upon BOXES… Continue reading