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1 week, 2 days ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Walkmans

My friend and also owner of Stereo2go forums with me (and other two friends) was interviewed a few days ago, as I already published. But this time a TV show (in spanish) called Vodafone Yu has called him and asked to travel to Madrid and go to their show, live, to show off their walkmans and […]

2 weeks, 3 days ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

I want to re-publish some of my best posts in the old Stereo2Go forum that I did since 2010 qhen I first joined the community, and here’s the first one:   Some of the SONY’s most elegant players   This article will be permanently accessible through the new ‘Featured’ menu.

2 weeks, 3 days ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

This is a translation of an article published at Tentaciones EL PAIS, a very well known magazine in Spain. By Anonimo García. “You have to stop the stigma of the tapes. They can sound even better than a vinyl.” With this sentence Lorenzo Charlez, after whom TJ Autoreverse is hidden, begins a lit defense of […]

2 weeks, 6 days ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

While I was in travel for a work, I could take a walk and see some old electronic stores that still survive since the 80s and 90s. Luckily I could find some brand new, SONY sealed cassettes there… but I didn’t figure out what did I really bought until later… Then I came home with my trophies […]

3 weeks, 6 days ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I recently noticed that there are new labels releasing new music on cassette. Based on what I’ve learnt regarding the quality of prerecorded cassettes, I thought I’d give them a try. I also knew about a small label called Kissability, ran by Jen Long that I knew of in this video I’ve recently posted here. […]

4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

While listening to one of the most extraordinary tapes ever made, the TDK MA-XG, I had a very bad experience: the tape was eaten by one deck of a friend that I’ve just got repaired.  I was very surprised because the deck was working perfectly, the rollers and capstans were totally clean, so I couldn’t […]

1 month ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Back in the 80s I bought my first prerecorded cassettes (which in my country were called ‘musicassette‘), mainly from hard rock bands like AC/DC and a few others. I always thought that musicassettes sound well, sometimes a bit better that my own recordings with my own boombox, but not much better. My knowledge about sound […]

1 month, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Headphones

A few months ago, I read about the launch of a new headphones from Focal, a French brand that carries many years manufacturing speakers, but with zero experience in headphones. At first glance they did not seem something relevant to me, except because of who wrote about them was Tyll Hertsens, main author of Innerfidelity, whom […]

1 month, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

Getting good information about recording techniques on magnetic tape is difficult. All that comes from an era where Internet didn’t exist and sharing information  wasn’t as easy as nowadays. So finding a though book that explains in detail many good techniques is indeed an excellent find. This book talks about good recording techniques, as well […]

1 month, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Yup. That’s what I found accidentally into a BASF-EMTEC CEII. Looks that some internal part got broken and caught by the very reel, causing that weird aspect. Sorry for the low quality of this photo that I took with my phone. It can be seen that it’s a plastic part from the very inside of the […]

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