Scratching with cassette tapes
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.
- how to make a tape player scratch