In addition to digital and vinyl formats of Dupree’s album “Nuestro Camino,” Mike Flanigin chose to make the album available as an eight-track. Here, Flanigin explains why he picked a piece of technology that went out of style in the late 1970s:
“I love eight-tracks. I’m not quite sure why, but I grew up a little bit in the eight-track era. A few years back I got an eight-track player, and I started buying eight-tracks around town. You can get them for a dollar. I thought, well, wow, you’re getting a whole album for a dollar — you can’t even get a song off iTunes for that. I started collecting eight-tracks, I put the eight-track player on my nightstand. I realized that after a while, I’m wasn’t even getting up to go to my computer to listen to music, I was just throwing in an eight-track because it’s so easy, there’s not even an ‘on’ button. You just put it in and it starts.
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