How Do You Define “Mixtape”?

The mix tape is a form of American folk art: predigested cultural artifacts combined with homespun technology and magic marker turn the mix tape into a message in a bottle. I am no mere consumer of pop culture, it says, but also a producer of it. Mix tapes mark the moment of consumer culture in which listeners attained control over what they heard, in what order and at what cost.
– Matis Viegener, professor and contributor to Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture in 2005.

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