Salute to Vinyl
Audio Cassette Tape No. 1
A C41 audio cassette tape featuring surface noise recorded from both sides of a blank long playing vinyl disc.
"It’s perfect. This is the most punk tape I can own. In anyone else’s hands it wouldn’t be nearly as punk." - Tim Thornton, Tabs Out
and get with it
The Start Here audio cassette label aims to bring discerning listeners the finest in magnetic tape-based media archaeological art.
The International Refuse Collection
Audio Cassette Tape No. 2
A C28 audio cassette tape featuring field recordings of refuse collection in Taiwan and the UK.
Audio Cassette Tape
Audio Cassette Tape No. 3
Each of the tapes in this double cassette release features a voice announcing which side of the tape you are listening to, and the sound of the tape itself.
Needle Drops and Run-out Grooves
Audio Cassette Tape No. 4
A C48 audio cassette tape featuring recordings of the 'silent' run-in and run-out grooves taken from a total of 48 Long Playing vinyl discs.
Audio Cassette Tape No. 5
A C40 audio cassette tape foregrounding the sounds produced when a cassette tape gets chewed up by a cassette player.
"My neighbors (and their pets) fucking hate me for playing this on the livingroom stereo." - Jacob An Kittenplan, Cassette Gods.
Music is Killing Home Taping
Audio Cassette Tape No. 6
A C40 audio cassette tape featuring a collection of found sound home recordings plus 'sound snaps' created from home recordings.
Audio Cassette Tape No. 7
A C40 audio cassette tape featuring field recordings of railway level crossings, repeatedly copied at high volume to produce distortion.
"My neighbors (and their pets) probably still fucking hate me for playing this on the livingroom stereo, but nowhere near as much as the previous “Chewed” tape." - Jacob An Kittenplan, Cassette Gods.