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11 months, 2 weeks ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes, News

Once more, Barcelona is doing something different and innovative, and this time it will be a prerecorded cassette market. It will be in the famous Sala Apolo, just one evening. There will be many small cassette labels that will sell and share their new releases. There also will be new and small artists that are […]

11 months, 2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Boomboxes, News

Techmoan has just published a new in-depth review of the Aurex TY-AK1, and it’s quite interesting because it sheds llight over the big question: Will this new cassette decks improve anything over the old decks? Well, better watch it and you’ll see:     I saw this video since a week because I have collaborated […]

11 months, 2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks
11 months, 3 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

One of the most recognizable issues of the cassette is the background hiss. Almost any person in this world (30 years-old and above, though) whom you ask about cassettes will complain about this particular thing: the hiss. Magnetic tape has many good things, but it also has drawbacks, and one of them is the hiss. […]

11 months, 3 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

I was contacted a few months ago by Mitchell Preston, responsible for content publishing at this museum. They were preparing an article about Paul Barclay, a BBC journalist that used to use cassettes to record interviews back in the days. He had a SONY WM-D6C but no photos of it. And, guess what? Yes, they […]

11 months, 4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, News

Cassette revival is becoming stronger each month. Even for hard rock bands. Metallica announced they will release a new luxe set with cassette and AC/DC released a cassette just for the Record Store Day past april 21. I was one of the buyers of this limited edition release. Only 2500 were released in the world together with a […]

11 months, 4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: News

After doing a hard work to design some T-shirts I finally found the right moment (taking profit of a discount at Spreadshirt) to buy some for myself. The quality is high. The cotton doesn’t look as a cheap one at all. The attention to detail is very good, hence the price according to the quality. […]

11 months, 4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Boomboxes

Yes friends, seems that the big audio brands are moving on with the cassette revolution. Toshiba released a small boombox recently, SONY already has one and Panasonic has released a new one: the RX-D55A. Looks like a basic boombox but, hey, it has a cassette player. The frequency range is 50-12.000 Hz which is much […]

11 months, 4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, News

I’d like to test some of the new manufactured tapes that are available today for an article. So I contacted the NAC and asked them if they would agree to send me a pair of tapes to test. And they agreed, and I had to pay just the shipment. So the tapes arrived two weeks […]

11 months, 4 weeks ago 1
Posted in: News

I’ve recently read what looks like a very good news: a brand new cassettes are being manufactured in the Nederlands. People at De Bandjesfabriek (Netherlands) are working with people at Recording the masters (France) to create not just newly manufactured cassettes (which is something other brands are also doing), but to release a new cassette with new magnetic tape. Yes, there are […]

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