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1 year, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Decks, News

On may 22th TASCAM has released the new 202MkVII, a dual deck with simultaneous recording capabilities. If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll remember the TASCAM CD-A580 some time ago… that didn’t impressed me much actually. The new deck is a dual deck, but… who does need it these days?. I guess people of small […]

1 year, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I’ve recently published an article at the main website analyzing the audio quality of the AC/DC release of the Black album in the Cassette Store Day. How does it sound? Will it improve the old, original, release? Let’s find out!

1 year, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Walkmans

Yes friends, I’ll be CJ’ing in the next months again here at Barcelona. If you are going to stay somewhere near, plese put a mark in your calendar June 23th. I’ll be CJ’ing with cassettes and walkmans at El col·leccionista, Barcelona. View in Maps. CANCELLED! June 30th, at sala Apolo, Barcelona, into the Cassette Culture Market. […]

1 year, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

Past saturday I went to Cara B Barcelona (view in Maps) to relive the cassette sound. I’ve put my cup and became CJ Walkman Archive for one night, and played with cassettes and walkmans! The pub was bigger than the previous one I’ve went to and the sound was also much better. Because of monday being holidays, there came […]

1 year, 7 months 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 […]

1 year, 7 months 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 […]

1 year, 7 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks
1 year, 7 months 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. […]

1 year, 7 months 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 […]

1 year, 7 months 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 […]

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