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7 months, 1 week 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. […]

7 months, 1 week 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 […]

7 months, 1 week 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 […]

7 months, 1 week 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. […]

7 months, 1 week 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 […]

7 months, 1 week 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 […]

7 months, 1 week 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 […]

8 months, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: News

Yes, you’ve read well: 15% off in everything starting today and until 10th. Maybe you prefer one of this: Just use this code: 15FORYOU If you were doubting, it’s time to get a genuine T-shirt! Hey, and don’t forget to share a photo in our forums!  

8 months, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I know, I know, cassettes can sound great! But you know, many people out there (and even here) do think that they suck and sound horribly, but cassettes scale very well with your gear. And if you use excellent gear, even a very old tape can sound great. To demonstrate that, I’ve made a video […]

8 months, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Toshiba has just announced that it is launching a new radio cassette that promises high res sound, the Aurex TY-AK 1 and plays it, radio, cassette and also from USB and SD card. Aurex is the hi-fi brand that Toshiba has been using for many years, similar to Panasonic with Technics. The player contains a […]

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