Tag: Taping off the radio

  • Home Taping Is Killing Music – Further Tales of Taping Off The Radio

    Home Taping Is Killing Music – Further Tales of Taping Off The Radio

    Another Home Taping Confession: The Friday Rock Show And Why Record Companies Always Put The Best Tracks At The Start Of The Album. Whilst I have confessed to my musical piracy when taping off the radio – indeed the BBC have broadcast the tapes to prove my guilt – the extent of my taping songs…

  • Home Taping is Killing Music Part 2: Top Ten Tips for Home Taping

    Home Taping is Killing Music Part 2: Top Ten Tips for Home Taping

    Taping the charts off the radio has rather gone out of fashion… However, following the much publicised shutdown of Megaupload, keen file sharers may find it trickier to download music files (aside from using the hundred or so copycat sites of course…). With that in mind, here are my Top Ten Tips for Home Taping…(you have…

  • Home Taping is Killing Music – Part 1

    Home Taping is Killing Music – Part 1

    Home Taping / Taping music off the radio was rife in the seventies and eighties. On the inner sleeve of almost every record sold in the 80s was a skull-and-crossbones and the legend “Home Taping is Killing Music”. In the early 80s the charts were as packed with musical nourishment as a trombone pie. Status Quo’s…