BLANK TAPE

Best friends Anson & Kurt jam about life

About the show

Two dudes who grew up in the 90’s and 2000’s, now older, reminisce and nerd out on a variety of topics. It's a time capsule in the shape of a cassette mixtape, so let's rock! New full episodes every three weeks.

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Episodes

  • Hi-Fi Hero Hidden Track 3: Homework Catch-Up

    May 30th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  18 mins 47 secs

    It's a homework wrap-up as we touch on Hatari (1962), Flower Drum Song (1961), and discuss our favorite pre-teen and/or teenage memories.

  • Vol. 2, Track 20: We're in the Endgame Now

    May 30th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 34 mins

    For our first-ever midseason finale, we take a spoiler-filled dive into Avengers: Endgame (starting at the 30-minute mark). We hit the highlights and discuss our favorite parts of this epic milestone in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Also: why the future of handheld gaming is cranks.

  • Vol. 2, Track 19: Are These Your Drums?

    May 9th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 5 mins

    We're joined by Pete Sosa, a punk rock percussionist with The Street Dogs and C.J. Ramone. Pete has rocked out from coast to coast... to coast, and the other coast. He's got the inside scoop on recording albums, life as a touring musician, and the latest V-Drums. Also: the importance of staying hydrated onstage.

  • Hi-Fi Hero Hidden Track 2: 1812 Overture

    April 18th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  5 mins 52 secs

    We continue checking items off of our homework to-do list with a musical suggestion from Mr. C: Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. Formally known as "The Year 1812 Solemn Overture", this classic piece doesn't get enjoyed enough in its entirety.

  • Vol. 2, Track 18: Man Overboard!

    April 18th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  24 mins 18 secs

    It's a battle against WiFi on the high seas! Anson joins Kurt from a cruise ship somewhere in the Gulf of Mexico for a chat about cruises, Captain Marvel, and black holes. Also: the joys of 24-hour pizza service.

  • Vol. 2, Track 17: I Find Your Lack of Metal Disturbing

    March 28th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Deal me in and turn it up to 11, because we're diving into card games and symphonic metal -- and even some of Kurt's original compositions. Also: are YOU going to Scarborough Fair?

  • Hi-Fi Hero Hidden Track 1: What's Up, Programs?

    March 7th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 7 secs

    We did our homework! Well, at least half of it. We watched Tron (1982) at Mr. C's suggestion. On this very special Hi-Fi Hero Hidden Track, we discuss the special effects, music, and Legacy of this pioneering sci-fi film.

  • Vol. 2, Track 16: A Wooden Leg Named Smith

    March 7th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  59 mins 54 secs

    There's never a dull moment between musical competitions, athletic competitions, and even D&D baby number two. Also: the inner workings of one Admiral Boom.

  • Vol. 2, Track 15: Sweet Victory

    February 14th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  56 mins 46 secs

    A cinematic year in review, the Super High-Scoring Bowl™ (didn't watch), and the occasional technical difficulty. Also: where (and when) to go to San Antonio to see men propose en masse.

  • Vol. 2, Track 14: From Gringotts to Gravel Pit

    January 31st, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 31 mins

    We're joined by Heather Campbell, who's an old friend, an Artist at Valve Software, and a MOBA connoisseur. Also: that's three things, so Half-Life 3 confirmed.