Archive for the 'Cassette' Category

Cassette: Episode 6

Technology: On side A of a C30 cassette Naomi Christie speaks with assistant curator of computing and communication at the Science Museum Charlotte Connelly about tape-playing devices in the collection, including an exciting, if commercially unsuccessful, precursor to magnetic tape using optics with the advertising slogan “music from a beam of light”. Turn over for […]

Cassette: Episode 5

Cassette – A Side B Side Two independent sound art pieces strike almost exactly the same note in this edition of Cassette. On side A of a C30 tape, sound artist John Wynne explains how he played the note A on forty boom boxes to demonstrate beat frequencies. Then on side B Dan Bennett from […]

Cassette: Episode 4

Cassette – Discoveries Charity shop worker and musician Peter Smith discusses surprising audio tapes which arrive in the collection. Resonance FM listens in to an anonymous journalist’s 1976 interview tape featuring a known journalist, Paul Foot, some music never intended for release and stumbles on a hoax meditation tape on the way. All crammed onto […]

Cassette: Episode 3

Cassette covers the history, culture, and future of the audio cassette tape. Each episode takes a cassette-based theme and brings together enthusiasts and experts to shed further light on it. Produced and presented by  Naomi Christie. Driving tapes: “Resonance 104.4FM jumps into an old nissan micra with some near-strangers to find out what cassettes are […]

Cassette: Episode 2

Cassette covers the history, culture, and future of the audio cassette tape. Each episode takes a cassette-based theme and brings together enthusiasts and experts to shed further light on it. Produced and presented by Naomi Christie. Mix tape “On Side B of an imagined C60 cassette tape Naomi Christie speaks with Sinead Doyle about the […]

Cassette: Episode 1

Cassette covers the history, culture, and future of the audio cassette tape. Each episode takes a cassette-based theme and brings together enthusiasts and experts to shed further light on it. Produced and presented by Naomi Christie. The report of my death was an exaggeration. “In the noughties the press was filled with news of the […]