Category: Mindset

  • Rediscovering the Joy of Cassette Tapes: A Trip Down Memory Lane

    Rediscovering the Joy of Cassette Tapes: A Trip Down Memory Lane

    In a world that’s increasingly digital, it’s easy to forget the tactile pleasures of analogue media. One such medium that holds a special place in the hearts of many is the humble cassette tape. This article is an ode to the joy of cassettes and a trip down memory lane for those of us who…

  • My Musical Legacy: Inspiring Future Generations with the Spirit of DIY

    My Musical Legacy: Inspiring Future Generations with the Spirit of DIY

    Music is a universal language, a powerful tool for self-expression, and an art form that transcends boundaries. As a musician, I’ve always been drawn to the spirit of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) — the belief that anyone can create music, regardless of their background or resources. It’s this spirit that I hope to pass on to future…

  • Music and Mindfulness: The Therapeutic Benefits of Making Music for Fun

    Music and Mindfulness: The Therapeutic Benefits of Making Music for Fun

    Music has a profound impact on our mental and emotional well-being. It can lift our spirits, soothe our anxieties, and provide a powerful outlet for self-expression. But it’s not just listening to music that has therapeutic benefits; making music can also be a form of mindfulness practice, promoting relaxation, focus, and joy. In this article,…

  • The Evolution of Home Recording: A Personal Perspective

    The Evolution of Home Recording: A Personal Perspective

    Home recording has come a long way since the days of four-track tape machines in the basement. As a 61-year-old home recording artist, I’ve witnessed firsthand the incredible evolution of technology and how it has democratized the music-making process. In this article, I’ll take you on a personal journey through the history of home recording,…

  • The Joy of Music Improvisation: Keeping Creativity Alive in Your 60s

    The Joy of Music Improvisation: Keeping Creativity Alive in Your 60s

    Music is a lifelong journey, and one of the most exhilarating stops along the way is the land of improvisation. It’s a realm where creativity reigns supreme, rules are mere suggestions, and every note is an adventure. As a 61-year-old home recording artist, I can attest to the joy and vitality that music improvisation brings…

  • Embracing the Joy of Music: Shifting Your Mindset as a Musician

    Embracing the Joy of Music: Shifting Your Mindset as a Musician

    In today’s competitive music industry, it’s easy for musicians to get caught up in the pursuit of success and financial gain. While there’s nothing wrong with striving for recognition and profit, it’s crucial not to lose sight of the true essence of music – the joy and fulfillment it brings to both the creator and…

I wanted to write a song about the ambiguity of that movie and the ambiguity of everything when we’re young, how we playact good and bad behavior in order to figure out who we are.Sarah Coolidge
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  • Discover Sounds Project #1: Decades of Echoes: Baneemy Revisited

    Discover Sounds Project #1: Decades of Echoes: Baneemy Revisited

    This project’s inception hails from the early Tapegerm days, circa 2001 or thereabouts, with a new twist for 2023 and beyond. Again we offer the original 21 loops culled from Baneemy’s double cassette album, The Walter Martin Cult, 20+ years later, for a new take on these sounds. The sample pack includes short loops of a…


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