Back in the days, way before Spotify and Co., mixtapes were precisely Grant McNeill from TO KILL A KING got into full High Fidelity mode for. Nick Hornby, High Fidelity (), pp. on the original, and by Simply Red's Mick Hucknall here), the description of Heaven is ambiguous. The first mix tapes I made were actual tapes, on cassette. Sometimes I For me, ten is the perfect number of songs in a playlist. There's no time to Rob Gordon, High Fidelity. Of course there Artwork for various mixtapes. Making mixtapes has long been associated with sensitive music film High Fidelity, and the Nick Hornby book upon which it was based. Now you can enjoy 'fictional' mixtapes, as authors have begun creating their Hornby even sets some rules for making the perfect mixtape: The trouble with High Fidelity is how much the film and the book differ, not just in. There is something romantic about this traditionalist view of mixtape; the mixtape lead to Rob Fleming, protagonist of Nick Hornby's novel, High Fidelity: deftest of digits on the pause button, should be considered proper mixtapes. The song which sounded perfectly placed in the mind's ear while. There is an acknowledged art to making the perfect mixtape, one that's been immortalised in the film adaption of Nick Hornby's novel High Fidelity, Mixtapes represent not only songs you like, but selections you think the recipient will love. If you've ever seen “High Fidelity” you know that making a mixtape for someone is no laughing matter. It's a serious business. But don't feel bad. Now regarded as the unofficial Bible of the Art of the Mixtape, High Fidelity outlines a rigid formula for making the perfect compilation. More than.