Off the back of their QRATES vinyl pressing service comes QASSETTES… can you guess what it is? Yes — people still want tapes for some mad reason.
Cassettes for scratching? Been there – done that. But it’s not been done in quite the same way that Jeremy Bell is proposing with his ScrubBoard Kickstarter project. It’s a unique take on the idea involves samples on tape, and moving a cassette player head back and forth, all controlled from the Seesaw Killswitch.
The original DJ recording medium is the form factor for the Reloop Tape. No chewable media or tabs to knock out and tape over though. Here’s our review.
Cassettes are pretty awful, but like most things retro, seemingly cool. Or at least so says the BBC, who have found a small but noticeable rise in sales.
As technology rampages forward, Cut Man Doo take it back a level. Marvel at how he makes reel to reel sound like the wheels of steel.
It’s like tape but it’s not. The Reloop Tape aims to win your heart by looking like the thing it helps you make. Reloop fill us in with a few more words.
It looks like the thing that we all used to record mixes to, but the Reloop Tape is now the middle man in the process.