‘Ending Definite Failure’ is over 90 minutes of modular electronic music, with additional bonus tracks exclusive to this release.
It’s been a while coming, but we’re finally able to release the ‘Play Some Rap Music’ EP from Magnificent Bastard. Contrary to what it might seem from the title, this is a far more lofi, rocky affair.
Available now to pre-order, the cassette tape will ship out on the week beginning the 10th of April, with the digital download coming immediately. There are three tracks on the EP, with another bunch of tracks that are exclusive for those who buy the tape, on Side B.
You can grab the EP from our online shop, or from our Bandcamp here. There are only 10 copies available, and the band have a few to sell directly, so check out their Bandcamp here if you find them sold out!
Today we are pleased to announce our latest cassette release, from a brand new Cow Tongue Taco artist. ‘Textures for a Rainy Day’ is an atmospheric foray into sound design from electronic artist Cyborg See Cyborg Do – aka Rostislav Goncharov.
Hailing from the Russian city of Perm, CSCD has been producing electronic music for around about 3 years, starting out playing bass, before falling into the heady world of synthesizers. He describes his sound as ‘atmospheric music from a cold place’.
‘Textures for a Rainy Day’ is a collection of tracks that tell a personal story spanning across 2016, reflecting moments from across the emotional spectrum. Whilst ambient music can often feel more like a meandering sonic experiment rather than tracks in their own right, this release takes the listener on a diverse journey, often using sounds gathered from Goncharov’s everyday life.
We’re really chuffed to be able to put out this collection as a one-one off, limited edition run of 15 hand painted cassette tapes – 10 of which we have available for sale in our online shop.
Today we have another release to add to our roster, with TOKYO from unexpected bowtie.
Written while on long international plane and train journeys, this is music inspired by the lights and movement of globe-trotting; a lingering salute to the people that make up some of the greatest cities in the world.
This album was primarily written on a DMG-01 Game Boy, with a bunch of extra synthy goodness and guitars thrown in for good measure.
Today we have another release making its way into the shop, from Indiana’s Frank Angotti. Released in conjunction with Thrash44, there are only 15 copies of the cassette that will ever be made – and we have 4 of them available.
Today we have a brand new release out on Cow Tongue Taco Records: cup fungus – defame the dead. Noisey, grungey electronic music from Glasgow.
There are only five hand-painted cassettes available, so head over to the shop and get a hold of one before they disappear forever.
Free download available over on our bandcamp.
The other day when I was posting out some cassettes, the woman in the post office, off-the-cuff, said:
Oh aye, tapes are meant to be coming back into fashion.
Is that right?
Today a link has been going around about what is apparently the last remaining cassette duplication/production factory in the US, and it’s worth a watch. Only 3 minutes long, and pretty beautifully shot:
“There is no question that tapes are coming back.”
Turns out Rolling Stone penned an article on the topic at the end of last month.
A good time to get into the tape label business then, and a better time to check out what releases we have up for sale in the shop.