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Other Mixes By Concrete

Cassette | Mixed Genre
Cassette | Mixed Genre
Cassette | Experimental


Side A
Artist Song Buy
Ursula 1000  Chase Sequence #3  buy on itunes
A3  Woke Up This Morning  buy on itunes
Pizzicato Five  Twiggy Twiggy/Twiggy vs. James Bond  buy on itunes
Blue Man Group  Rods and Cones  buy on itunes
Del the Funkee Homosapien  Mista Dobalina  buy on itunes
Moby  Go  buy on itunes
Cub  My Chinchilla  buy on itunes
Michael Jackson  Remember The Time  buy on itunes
Groove Armada  At The River (English Riviera mix)  buy on itunes
Nicola Conte  Bossa per Due  buy on itunes
The Clash  Lost In The Supermarket  buy on itunes
Friends of Dean Martinez  Armory Park/Dwell  buy on itunes
Side B
They Might Be Giants  Space Suit  buy on itunes
Fatboy Slim  Weapon of Choice  buy on itunes
The Charlatans UK  Weirdo  buy on itunes
Method Man/Redman  Blackout  buy on itunes
Madonna  Don't Tell Me  buy on itunes
The Rutles  Eine Kleine Middle Klasse Musik  buy on itunes
Squarepusher  Don't Go Plastic  buy on itunes
Sloan  Everything You've Done Wrong  buy on itunes
Ides of March  Vehicle  buy on itunes
The Prodigy  We Are The Ruffest  buy on itunes
Basement Jaxx  Always Be There  buy on itunes
Frank Zappa  RDNZL  buy on itunes


There's no long boring story behind this mix, which is one of the reasons I gave it such a pedestrian title. Instead, let's talk about how neurotic I get about every single last aspect of creating a mix tape, down to the kind of cassette I want to use. I tortured myself for twenty minutes trying to decide if this mix would feel more at home on a 100-minute Sony CdIt with the old-school slimcase, or a TDK SA-X Limited Edition with gold leaf lettering on only the A side. I mean, it's not like I can't get more tapes, and it's not like these things are collector's items; I've yet to see a brick of unopened Teac cassettes with the open-reel design show up on eBay, or a fansite dedicated to cassette shell designs of the past twenty years. However, I think presentation is sometimes as important as content, but then again, I'm a geek and a weirdo. Also, does anyone else think that Sony audio tapes sound a little flat?


g.a.b. l@bs
Date: 4/11/2001
I'm so-so with Sony (though their Metal tapes are O.K.) A really great Metal tape is Radio Shack--very pleased with the quality there. But the default is TDK Metal or SA-X (which you can painlessly get @ a decent price from I was gonna' bring up M-A-X-E-L-L but know how you despise that piece of I won't even mention Maxell.
Date: 4/12/2001
maxell = sad face.

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