As some of you know, I have been using my 4 track cassette deck exclusively to demo my next project. In a time of nostalgia and hipster sensibilities, you might think I’ve been reminiscing about my first steps into music production and decided to go back to my roots. Actually, it’s just a matter of simplifying the creative process and even more importantly, mixing things up to get the juices flowing.

Surprisingly, using RCA jacks, mini jacks, Rockman delays, and mainly getting rid of copying, pasting and undoing has done wonders.

This cassette here on the left has 3 very nice ideas that might eventually end up in your iPhones, CD player or whatever you consume your music on. For the more attentive of my readers, I think you know about one of these songs…