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The art of German party music

As someone who’s amassed and “processed” several hundred tapes in recent years, I had the opportunity to take a good look at certain visual cues in the design of the products put out by record labels. As for German party and schlager music, well… let’s just say they make no effort to shake off their gaudy stereotypes. Continue reading

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The art of the mixtape

Creating and maintaining a humble collection of tapes also meant outfitting them with some sort of artwork or pictures to make them look good, unique and instantly recognisable. Continue reading

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