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The Language I Learned From Cassettes

The Language I Learned From Cassettes

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A cassette tape was the first instrument with which average people on a grand scale could create a musical artifact. What can we call it besides a format? A medium — good, but too neutral. A mode — we're getting warmer. How about an intelligence? How about a language? Born in 1968, I was native to that …

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