Tapeless Cassette Players Produce Music On Their Own [Video]

Tapeless Cassette Players Produce Music On Their Own [Video]

An art installation brings to life an obsolete device in the digital era.

Yi Chen
  • 28 november 2012

In a digital world, cassette players might be an obsolete device. However, Stephen Cornford reconsiders their functional potential with his installation titled “Binatone Galaxy.” The Oxford-based media artist replaced the recorded content of the audio tapes with microphones instead. Users are able to listen to the “rhythmic and resonant properties of these once ubiquituous plastic shells.”

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