I have 4 pieces of a 30+ year old sound system that I wanted to get up and running. So far, so good, with that cult hit status looking more certain all the time. The Carver is probably about 30+ years old and the caps had gone out. Tragically little seen, Tapeheads is a quirky, fun little 80's comedy starring two actors of fantastic talent: John Cusack and Tim Robbins. But while it may not have the glitz and glamour of the large Oscar qualifying festivals, it has the intimacy and charm that large festivals lack. For my amp repair they also provided the old parts which I like to see what was actually replaced.
I received superior service from the moment I stepped into the shop until I got my old equipment back installed in tip top shape. I was a little surprised with how much it cost and how much time would be needed but this was all new to me and I felt they were being honest. Their road to fame and misfortune includes commercials, living wills, 80's hair bands, and a senator with a princess fetish. If you have an eccentric film with story, definitely submit to Vidlings and Tapeheads. Throughout its 20 years, Planet Ant has produced film festivals, improv festivals, Detroit Box Fests, and hosted events by The 313 and other renowned local and national artists. Structurally and aesthetically they were completely divorced from anything being produced by mainstream Hollywood.
I strongly recommend this festival to anyone who may be interested. I actually thought I might be laughed out of the shop, the stuff is so old. There was also and art exhibition with wonderful local artists and bands. Although tape and taping does represent a primary focus, a tape deck by itself can't do very much. Maybe a reaction against Reagan and the Moral Majority, maybe the emergence of punk rock, maybe an insidious government plot involving airborne mind-altering chemical agents. That's the only reason they didn't get the fifth star, but otherwise a really great job by audiophile lovers. Ben can be seen as Caleb Zechman in , now streaming on , , Dish Network, and Comcast Streampix.
They diagnosed the problems, let me know the cost, helped replace the units that couldn't be repaired and met the timeline set. Not always cheap but I get my stuff back in order and that's better than buying something new. You have to understand that vintage electronics repairs is sort of a crap shoot, and the turnarounds are often long - but these guys get an A+ in my book. Not always cheap but I get my stuff back in order and that's better than buying something new. We connect with characters who are outsiders and dreamers, both in front of and behind the camera.
Once you become an established member, you can buy, sell, and trade items of all kinds related to tape, music and gear, without fees! Try us and you'll see. That late in the game the pre-packaged cult film formula was well-established, and this Tapeheadshad everything in place—wacky humor, music, kitschy cultural references, Reagan jokes, visual gags, a conspiracy, everything but aliens. They diagnosed the problems, let me know the cost, helped replace the units that couldn't be repaired and met the timeline set. The plot centers around two childhood pals now in their early twenties Cusack and Robbins. This is a small festival. Thank you to the organizers for including me and I look forward to submitting again! We strive to be inclusive and welcome people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, nationalities, creeds, orientations, and walks of life to submit! Best decision I could have made.
Tapehead was the only place I felt comfortable dropping it off. The stars, Cusack and Robbins, had already established themselves as respectable box office draws among the youngsters with comedies like Better Off Dead and The Sure Thing. Detroit and this festival share an independent spirit for the arts that you can't get anywhere else. You will also be asked to provide press materials and a trailer for the website, with an option to send posters and flyers. We do our best to curate a diverse and engaging program with a progressive group of unconventional filmmakers, musicians, and artists from Michigan and around the world. After stumbling on the senator's secret, Josh and Ivan find themselves in way over their heads. From a studio perspective it was just too big a financial gamble, hoping some multi-million dollar weirdie number would somehow tap into the 16-to-25-year-old geek demographic.
Now, all that is very cool and fun and makes cameo spotting a central part of the viewing experience. My issue was I was getting distortion on my right side output on all inputs I was feeding the amp. Tapeheads is the story of Josh and Ivan, two security guards who decide to follow their dream of directing music videos after a little fun with security cameras lands them both jobless. Man it's never sounded better. Or maybe it was just another cynical corporate effort to co-opt a potentially profitable grassroots scene. Most of them had been released initially with a solidly mainstream audience in mind.
Want help with best recording practices? The guy I talked with even sent me to a great place to purchase a new needle and cartridge. For the most part they were quickly and savagely reminded how very wrong they were about that, and their films disappeared until some dorky 22-year old film geeks dug them up and dusted them off. We start with a couple of guys who were buddies in the old neighborhood. Very few technical problems, on time, etc. Most also involved some kind of alien creatures. The festival will feature Live Music Performances, an Art Exhibition, and of course — lots of Films! This is my second rave about Tapehead Electronics! The soundtrack album was released on.
Not only will you have memories and experiences to remember forever, but you will make relationships that may last a lifetime. Given that today it seems the youth market has been completely and unapologetically absorbed and defined by corporate sensibilities, well, maybe it all makes sense and Tapeheads was simply ahead of its time. It's run by passionate people with great taste and an eye for interesting and artistic projects. . So you get Jello Biafra, Doug E. It failed miserably then because we saw through the scam and the bullshit and the cheap disguise. This was one of the most awesome film festival experiences I've ever had! After they're fired from their security jobs for sabotaging the company's video security system, they wander into the world of low-rent music videos, where a fly-by-night promoter offers them their big break: They can make the first video for a hot new Scandinavian group that is about to tour Africa.
The festival director Jerry White, an award winning filmmaker himself, is very passionate about this festival and it shows in how successfully he is in making the filmmakers feel appreciated. My beloved Carver M 1. After picking it up we had a couple of issues still and had to take it in again but the staff at Tapehead was very helpful and took full responsibility for everything. Taken out of the context of the pre-packaged cult film era, this new audience saw it for the trappings and that great soundtrack and little else, and interpreted it, as nobody had at the time, as a wide ranging satirical skewering of the 1980s. When they meet their childhood heroes, 1970s duo Swanky Modes and , Ivan and Josh concoct a scheme to give them a new audience by hijacking a concert, getting them to perform in Menudo's place, and broadcasting it live across the country on a television satellite hook-up. They told me that they had a 6 to 8 week backlog, which I read as a good sign because that indicated to me that they do good work and people are willing to wait.