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Scratching with cassette tapes

Submitted by on February 12, 2010 – 12:28 pm No Comment

Alexis Malbert from France goes by the name of TapeTronic, and cassette tapes are his kung-fu. He builds custom tapes and tape players and travels around Europe doing tape-scratching performances on his DIY tapes and loops.

The following is a short video clip of TapeTronic live in Paris:

Here is a video of some of his different scratch cassettes:

and here’s is more video of some of his strange tapes and DIY customizations on his equipement:

I love how he’s able to use old gear (that he likely got for free) to show us that you don’t need high tech to put together a unique & cool electronic show.

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