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Tips on Preserving Audio Cassette Tapes

  We promised we would provide information on how to care for your mixtape/cassette collections. Here it is! by Amy Kohlstedt and Sara Doyle, for the Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium If given… Continue reading

Words Beats & Life Anniversary Party (2013)

2013 HIPHOP LITERACIES CONFERENCE: PEDAGOGIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

hiphopeducation: 2013 HIPHOP LITERACIES CONFERENCE: PEDAGOGIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE PRESENTED BY THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, THE KING ARTS COMPLEX, THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH ASSEMBLY FOR RESEARCH (NCTEAR), THE GREATER COLUMBUS… Continue reading

MTA Rejects Advertising for Looking Too Much Like Graffiti

hyperallergic: MTA Rejects Advertising for Looking Too Much Like Graffiti

An Open Letter from DJ Afrika Bambaataa (August 15, 2006)

PEACE AND BLESSINGS TO All of Our Family of Warriors, Thinkers and Leaders: Hope your are in the best of Health and your families. I was sent your e-mail by the Zulu-staff .… Continue reading

Vintage Ad: Roberts is Now Available in a Stereo Playback Model

Today’s Future Sounds

Today’s Future Sound uses music production and media arts as vehicles through which to empower youth as artists and community members while fostering their well-being as individuals. Co-founder and director, Dr. Elliot Gann,… Continue reading

Happy Holidays from MXM

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 encyclopedic book combines essay, cultural criticism, and lyrical chorus to illustrate the African… Continue reading

Dead Media Research Studio

New York University Dead Media Research Studio Fall 2011 Dr. Finn Brunton Description: This course is devoted to media archaeology, that is, historical research into forgotten, obsolete, neglected or otherwise dead media technologies.… 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

Tapeography?

If typography is the art or process of printing with type. What is TAPEOGRAPHY? Tapeography is the term given by Turkish designer, Ersinhan Ersin to his series of typeface and images made from… Continue reading

  • Mixtape Inspired Lyrics

    I let my tape rock, till my tape popped.-Notorious B.I.G, "Ready to Die"

    It’s no question, life’s been good to me/ Cause life ain’t nothing but a good groove/ A good mixtape to put you in the right mood. -The Beastie Boys, “Professor Booty” More lyrics here..

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