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Tapes? Tapes!

People often ask us, why tapes? Tapes sound terrible! They break easily! They're inconvenient! We started Tarantula Tapes for a few reasons.  Firstly, we don't think they sound terrible, In fact, they have a character to them like vinyl does. Natural imperfections give tapes a unique sound that some people actually enjoy. Secondly, albums are meant to be listened to in their entirety.  Thirdly, buying merchandise helps supports artists who are largely exploited in the digital age.  Lastly, independent record labels bring like minded individuals together and form a sense of community much like we all experience within our local music scene. "Gimme gimme gimme, I need some more" In the age of "instant everything", singles, and all the conveniences of mass consumption, music fans are not getting the full effect of an entire album that artists put their time into creating. Listening to an album, start to finish, is a rewarding experience. Hearing songs in the or