Hello ‘Slicers. It’s Michael Welborn here. I’m addicted to VHS tapes. It’s something about the way the it feels in my hand as I slide the sleeve from the tape— It’s the way an old tape smells– It’s the vintage design style of the campiest films and videos I can find– and most importantly, it’s the nostalgia of the electricity in the air and the bleeding desaturated colors, flickering with distortion.
There’s just something about the VHS aesthetic that I can’t resist.
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Like most people that have an interest in VHS Tapes I grew up going to the mom and pop movie shops which lead to the Video Watch/Hollywood Video that I frequented often in my pre/early teens. Fast forward to the age of 31 when I caught wind that there was an Auction house in my hometown in which you could sell anything, after I sold off everything I wanted to get rid of I found myself needing more stuff to sell so I began Junk Picking.
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