GYD History: Cassette Tapes, Vol. 1

Get Your Dad began as an “imprint” for cassette tape mixes. The co-founders regularly made cassette tapes for each other, gave each tape an original name, and declared such tapes as Get Your Dad releases. No, we were not 12-year-olds, but rather in our mid-20s.

The following is a list of the tapes made by WCG and given to MAM from June 1997 to December 1999.

Tape Name: The 4 Horsemen
Tape Date: 9 June 1997
Tape Info: Electronica Mix

Tape Name: Jamaica #3
Tape Date: December 1997
Tape Info: Soul Coughing – Ruby Vroom (60 Min Tape)

Tape Name: Reconstruction Meal
Tape Date: January 1998
Tape Info: Mix

Tape Name: Roberto – An EP
Tape Date: 1 February 1998
Tape Info: Mix

Tape Name: Thanks Joker
Tape Date: 14 February 1998
Tape Info: Mix

Tape Name: Read!
Tape Date: 22 February 1999
Tape Info: Side A: Air – Moon Safari
Side B: Lincoln – Lincoln (Also selected songs from Herbie Hancock – Headhunters and Miles Davis – Sketches of Spain)

Tape Name: Yanqui Go Home
Tape Date: 25 June 1998
Tape Info: Side A: Super Fury Animals – Fuzzy Logic
Side B: Tortoise – TNT

Tape Name: Eat It!!
Tape Date: 17 July 1998
Tape Info: Side A: Brian Jonestown Massacre – Strung Out In Heaven
Side B: Super Fury Animals – Radiator

Tape Name: Side Judi/Side Les
Tape Date: July 1998
Tape Info: Side A: Beth Orton – Trailer Park
Side B: Mix

Tape Name: Beard Week
Tape Date: 17 August and 25 August 1998
Tape Info: Mix

Tape Name: Spinaldi
Tape Date: 17 November 1998
Tape Info: Side A: Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Barafundle
Side B: Radiohead – Airbag / How Am I Driving?
Roni Size Reprazent – New Forms

Tape Name: Pitcher Andy Pettite
Tape Date: 31 October 1998
Tape Info: Side A: Warm Jets – Future Signs
Side B: Arnold – Hillside

Tape Name: Cameosis
Tape Date: 5 February 1999
Tape Info: Mix

Tape Name: Duh-Day-In
Tape Date: 2 December 1999
Tape Info: Mix

Tape Name: Cough Pennant
Tape Date: 9 December 1999
Tape Info: Side A: Ben Lee – Breathing Tornados
Side B: Low: The Curtain Hits The Cast

In my next post, I will provide the set list for all mix tapes.

Take Care,
MAM/WCG

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