Mike Downey Tape (2016-2018)

It’s not like I ever stopped recording to 4 track tape. It’s not that I magically discovered a used machine and was blinded by nostalgia and had to have it as an adult. Nope, it is how I learned to record my music in high school in 1995 and how I created home-baked album after album  well into the 2000s.

Then there was the honeymoon with digital recording. That didn’t last.

Mike Downey Tape was only a review of those early lessons in how to record myself, just further down the line. 

I’ve retired this project for the unforeseeable future. I need a super long break from writing lyrics and making rock music. There’s a time and place for it, but this isn’t it.  

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