A new format for zines

Photos on cassette? Decode with your smartphone! You can do it yourself! Music, Interviews, Photographs, Art, Data, and Text - it's Tapezine: The Analogue Journal - Issue #1 Now Available!

TAPEZINE: THE ANALOGUE JOURNAL

A new format for zines using cassettes

Tapezine: Analogue Journal is the prototype for the new open format for zines on cassette: Tapezine! Published quarterly with music, art, data and more, the Journal demonstrates what is possible with the format while discussing the world of analogue formats, DIY, and zines. Using free and open formats, Tapezines can be made by anyone with a computer and a tape recorder!

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What is Tapezine?

Tapezine is both a new format for self published magazines as well as an analogue journal showcasing the tapezine format, demonstrating the flexibility of the format – Issue #1 of Tapezine: Analogue Journal is broken into two sides using a single analogue video technology encoded to tape

SIDE A: STEREO AUDIO/MUSIC

Standard Stereo Sound, playable on any cassette player. Music, Interviews, and Audio only on this side.

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SIDE B: MONO DATA/VIDEO

Analogue Slow-Scan Television images encoded using the public domain ROBOT36 image-to-audio technique. Photographs, Art, Poems, decoded with any smartphone

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Other Uses within the format

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INFO & BUY

All-in-one beginner guide

Learn how you can make your own tapezine – absolutely free! All you need to learn about “Slow Scan Television”, Audio Cassettes and more! Use your smartphone or computer to convert images and data into sound – and back again.

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Learn more about what new technologies can be used for your next tapezine on our blog.

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ABOUT US

Tapezine: Analogue Journal was created by Jesse Lafleur, VA3VHS

It’s easy and fun to make your own tapezine, I promise! If you like the idea please like it on facebook.

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