2.17.13: Episode #21

In Episode #21 Dave discovers, and becomes utterly obsessed with, the ZX Spectrum computer console that loads video games from cassette tapes (mind blown).  We also played a few tapes by David Lackner, Kayaka, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Datashock, Winter Line, Time Life, Rough Fields, Keep Sheila on Acid, Sean Connolly, Nigro, White Reeves, Dads Against Vietnam, Ambrosia(@), and Moulttrigger. Enjoy! [Play] [Download right click/save]

An Honest Bag

2.13.13: An Honest Bag

The pickings of noise review blogs can be pretty stem and seed. Honest Bag is one worth checking out. I chatted a bit with the Bag Man about tapes, and weed, and weed, and tapes. [Check It Out]


2.3.13: Episode #20

Episode #20 not only includes Dave regaling us with tales from the NBA Jam Wikipedia page, but cassettes from Imperial Topaz (Tranquility), Tad (DNT), Grapefruit (Golden Cup), Belarisk (NNA), Sashash Ulz (Lighten Up Sounds), Special People, Planets Around The Sun (Eiderdown), Henry Dawson (Orange Milk), Gold God (Space Slave), Moth Cock (Hausu Mountain), Drowning The Virgin Silence (Cae-Sur-A), Andrew Scott Young (Baked), and Brian Green (A Giant Fern). [Play] [Download right click/save]


1.27.13: Tape Of The Month – January 2013

We’re Introducing a monthly feature highlighting a recently released cassette that we think you should grip up. Starting things off is Lafidki’s “Absynthax” C30 on Orange Milk Records. [Check It Out]


1.20.13: Episode #19

Loads of cassette racket from Lidless Eye (Null Religion), Housefire (Headway), Ape!, Lafidki (Orange Milk), Duo Dentale (Knife In The Toaster), Chris Dadge (House Of Alchemy), Aloonaluna (Watery Starve), Amalgamated, Foodman (Orange Milk), James Fella (Holy Page) , The Transplant Mountain (House Of Alchemy), Hexbreaker Quartet (Dokuro), Jungle Heart (Cae-Sur-A), and Chainfight (Nurse Etiquette). Also a surprise visit to the studio. [Play] [Download right click/save]


1.16.13: The No Kings Process + A Downloadable Sampler

I chatted a bit with Lee Noble, the dude behind No Kings, about the printing process of his releases. He also hooked up a sampler of  No Kings sounds featuring Hobbledeions, K-Lub, Stephen Molyneux, Talk West, Aerial Jungle, Clearing, Andreas Brandal, Coupler, Dusted Lux, Sugar Sk*-*lls, Je Suis Le Petit Chevalier, Soothsayer, Rambutan, Tim Coster, and Virgin Spirit. [Check It Out]


1.13.13: Episode #18

Episode #18 is ready to check. Solid jams from New Age Hillbilly (MT5), Pak (Eggy), dsic (Rano), Fletcher Pratt (Dub Ditch Picnic), Jason E. Anderson (Discriminate), Matt Carlson (Discriminate), Plankton Wat (DNT), Lake Mary (Planetd), Jeremy Kelly (Sweat Lodge Guru), Kosmonaut (Ethereal Mother), Emuul (No Kings), Dinner Music (Bathetic), The Marshmallow Staircase (Summersteps), and Parashi (House Of Alchemy). Also way too much talk about poop for my liking, but what are you gonna do? [Play] [Download – right click/save]

11.28.12: Top 25 Cassettes Of 2012

Here is the Tabs Out Top 25 of 2012. Like any year-end list, it’s not perfect. Some tapes didn’t make the cut because none of us picked them up. Or we just totally spaced on them and forgot. Either way, here is. There are links to all of the labels that released these jams. Please, please, please check them out and grip up what ya can!

#1 Bastian Void “Fluorescent Bells” (Field Hymns)
#2 V/A “Duets” compilation (Tranquility)
#3 Brett Naucke “Home By Now” (Field Studies)
#4 Grasshopper “The Day America Forgot” (SicSic)
#5 Crystal Palace “Spirit Quest” (Rotifer)
#6 Colored Mushroom And The Medicine Rocks “Sunshine Units” (Wagon)
#7 V/A “Inscriptions Vol.2” compilation (Sacred Phrases)
#8 Lace Bows “Pollen Futures” (Hooker Vision)
#9 J.D. Emmanuel “Peaceful Kingdom Concert 1982” (Sonic Meditations)
#10 Quiet Evenings / Former Selves split (Constellation Tatsu)
#11 Quintron “Singing House Demo Vol.1” (Spirit Candle)
#12 Voder Deth Squad “II” (SicSic)
#13 Jonathan James Carr “Well Tempered Ignorance” (Field Hymns)
#14 Tearist “Purple Video” (Nostilevo)
#15 Run DMT / Tracey Trance split (C.G.I.Friday)
#16 Aaron Dilloway “Tractor Cuts” (Robert & Leopold)
#17 The Aleph s/t (Tape Drift)
#18 Quicksails / Head Boggle split (Discriminate Bonus Series)
#19 Rambutan “Typhoon Shapes” (Cae-Sur-A)
#20 Mark Bradley / No Mind Meditation split (Goldtimers)
#21 Bil Vermette “Archives I” (Field Studies)
#22 Rust Worship “Deposit Of Despondency” (Tape Drift)
#23 Caldera Lakes “Live At Ogden Theatre” (Dokuro)
#24 Steve Kenney “Dawn Widow” (Imminent Frequencies)
#25 Developer / Moth Cock split (A Soundesign Recording)