Don Campau – The Echolocation of Eternity

Don Campau, look him up here.  Tune in to his radio show if you happen to be on a road trip in California. Stay with us for his more archive oriented shows. For this show Don has dug up mainly seven inches: singles. Energetic, joyful, liberating, incredible. The rich history of the current underground culture, … Continue reading Don Campau – The Echolocation of Eternity

Don Campau – Back to 1995

Don Campau plays homemade music and sounds in his radio shows. He received loads of cassette releases ever since the 1980s. They filled his garage. Last year Don started to send his tapes to Zeppelin City in the very south of Germany. Packets with hundreds of cassettes travelled from one side of the ocean to … Continue reading Don Campau – Back to 1995

Don Campau – A Whirlwind of Tapes – No Pigeonholes

Don Campau showcases songs from his vast collection of tapes that arrived to him by post. Highlighting the era of the cassette culture, he plays tracks from tapes released in the 80s and 90s of last century. Have a special ear for Paul & Laura or Palo Alto or Areknuteknyterne or Reportaz or Horsefall. You … Continue reading Don Campau – A Whirlwind of Tapes – No Pigeonholes

Don Campau – No Pigeonholes Sounds from the Cassette Archive #4 (1986-1997)

The new Don Campau show. You're new here? O, my god, how I am going to explain 40 years of history made and noticed by the few. Home made music, all styles, no limits, overseas friends, tapes brought by the postman, growing collections, not impressed by CD, not on your FM radio. Here's the playlist: … Continue reading Don Campau – No Pigeonholes Sounds from the Cassette Archive #4 (1986-1997)

Don Campau, No Pigeonholes – Special on cassette label The Best Kept Secret

Best Kept Secret was a label in Italy run by Alessandro Crestani from 1998-2010. Some of the information you find on Don's Living archive of Underground Music says that Best Kept Secret released high quality indie dream pop and rock with handsomely designed and executed , professional looking covers. and Best Kept Secret had a … Continue reading Don Campau, No Pigeonholes – Special on cassette label The Best Kept Secret

Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, Songs from the Archive #2 (1985-1999)

After a series of specials on labels and artists who were a pivot in the cassette culture movement that exploded in bedrooms, garage's, living rooms, front porches and at the post offices around the world, Don continues his saga with a choice from his immense collection of cassettes. This one is a blast. It seems … Continue reading Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, Songs from the Archive #2 (1985-1999)

No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – Songs from the Archives

In the continuing story about the cassette culture Don Campau takes us to his garage. Here over five thousand cassettes are stored. Most of them arrived by post. Don decided to make a kind of archeologic expedition and virtually travel through various layers of time and music.             If Don … Continue reading No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – Songs from the Archives

Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, German Cassette Culture part 1 (1985-1993)

Finally it is there, Don Campau's audio-lecture on German Cassette Culture. He introduces, plays and informs about the cassettes he received in the last Century. From this mailcontact (mail as in post that arrives on your doormat) friendships started, but also his love for schlager music. Schlager music in California is a very exotic thing … Continue reading Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, German Cassette Culture part 1 (1985-1993)