Re: submission call for c20 cassette series
- Will you use chrome tapes? I used to get tapes of shorter length
which were those so-called "low noise" variety which in reality were
quite the opposite (and not chrome bias).--- In
firstname.lastname@example.org, Robert Slattery
> This is cross-posted everywhere, but I'm taking theit out!
> shotgun method.
> C-20 Cassette Series
> This is a collection of c20 cassettes in a variety of
> musical styles intended to make a variety of music
> available at a low cost.
> What I am looking for:
> I am looking for absolutely all varieties of music.
> This includes everything from zydeco to grindcore,
> free jazz saxophone solos to downtempo electronic
> music. So long as I enjoy it, I will eagerly release
> it. The general focus of this label has been
> noise/experimental music, and though I have not lost
> interest in releasing material of this sort, I hope to
> broaden the catalog to support music often cut off
> from this demographic.
> About the releases:
> Each tape will be packaged with a single sheet of 8.5
> x 11 inch paper folded around it. Artwork will be a
> single side the paper, photocopied black and white.
> This is incredibly simplistic, and intended to keep
> the simple aesthetic and costs down. Additionally, the
> artwork will need to be provided as a physical copy,
> that is to say I will need the artwork on paper. I
> will not be printing these, so digital art is
> unacceptable. American standard (8.5 x 11) or
> international standard (A4, which will be shrunk down
> a small degree to fit on 8.5 x 11 paper) are ideal.
> Two notes:
> I reccomend that each intended side of the tape not go
> over 9:45 in length. This is due to sometimes short
> tapes. Sides can certainly be shorter than that if
> desired, but will still remain on c20 tapes.
> Second, I do intend to release only recordings I
> enjoy, so it is possible to be rejected, but that
> should not discourage anyone to submit something.
> Payment and Copyright:
> Payment will be 5 copies of the release free. Due to
> my lack of money, this is all I offer. I apologize if
> this does not seem like much.
> Copyright will be owned by the artist, but with the
> assumption that any future usage of the material makes
> some reference to its Tin Cans and Twine release. I
> hope that isn't too much.
> Submissions may be sent to the address listed on the
> contact page (see below), in either CD/CDr or cassette
> format. I do accept mp3s via email at
> r.slattery@g... Please make sure they are at the
> most 128kbps compression. If you send an email file
> and I like it, I will still request a physical copy of
> the music and artwork.
> Anyone who is interested or has questions, please
> email me at tcatrecordings@h...
> Robert Slattery,
> Tin Cans and Twine
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