We’ve sold over 2,500 copies of the ‘King Tuff was Dead’ cassette…
I’m not one to be territorial about bands or formats, but this figure from the Burger Records owner
strikes me as weirdly counter-intuitive in terms of cassette culture. I guess cassettes really are the new vinyl.
Digital recordings can also sound sterile, even when dealing with a band as exciting as The Dead. Tapes feel, to me, much closer to the source. I even love the word ‘tape,’ as in “Man, if I lay this tape on ya, you can’t share it with anyone, because it came from the guy who cuts Bobby’s hair, and it can’t get out…’