Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “Awesome Tapes from Africa

  • May 17, 2012 at 2:26 am

    I stumbled across this site that details the cassette culture that still thrives in Africa. And yes, the tapes are available for purchase.

  • May 17, 2012 at 2:44 am

    Hell, I still use a cassette walkman daily. Nevermind an IPod. I never even made the transition to a Discman. Unless someone out there mentions they still use one as their main source of mobile music, I'm probably the only one that still uses a cassette walkman in Toronto


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