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1 year ago 0
Posted in: Turntables

I bought my dbx 224X unit some years ago, to record my own dbx cassettes. A few years later I added my first dbx-equipped deck: the Technics RS-B965. Thanks to John Lydle, the most passionated walkman collector I’ve ever known I knew about the dbx vinyl discs. I was very curious about them and bought my first […]

1 year ago 0
Posted in: Decks

If you thought auto-reverse decks and walkmas were always using 4-tracks heads or rotating heads, then you should see this beautiful video by Matt, aka Techmoan. Beautiful. My Nakamichi RX-505 works with the same principle of this AKAI, but in a much more clever way.

1 year ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

In this video my friend Mat, aka Techmoan, shows many things about cassettes. I absolutely love this video, and I think it’s one of the best out there. Not only it explains many things very cleverly, it is also a pleasure to watch to. It’s probably my favorite one of his videos. Remember that if […]

1 year ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

“Many of us like to listen to music on our smartphones these days, but some of us can still fondly remember the slighty hissy sound from cassette tapes – just before they got tangled up. Well, it appears they’re making a comeback, with sales surging in the US, UK and the home of the Sony […]

1 year, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I have been doing my own J-cards for some years. I started drawing a template in Macromedia Freehand (which although outdated it’s one of the best design software out there). I have done lots of different J-cards for my kids to help them identify their own cassettes, so they can listen to whatever one when […]

1 year, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Boomboxes

I have recently found a thrift store just by luck and, god, that was a find! I have never seen such a big 2nd hand store… They have a section for old HI-FI that is glorious: It is full of interesting devices like these: or all these:   And there it was, a Panasonic RX-DS45 […]

1 year, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I have never seen or had a tape like this, but now that I have it (and having talked about it previously), I guess it probably exists many ones similar to this one in various models and from various brands. As you can see this tape is for dealers, aimed to show how good does […]

1 year, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Turntables

I have been at my friend Angel’s music room recently. We have been listening to his brand new setup, which is… unbelievable! He shown me his unbelievable turntable and valve amplifier, and boy… that sounds awesome. It’s a Kronos Sparta, a true ultra high end model that weights 32 Kg and looks truly impressive. I […]

1 year, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Decks

Some time ago I got a nice TASCAM 414 MkII added to my collection. It’s a very cool cassette-based recording deck with 4 independent channels. It was used by small bands in the early 90s to record their songs without having to spend high money on a studio. Though it hasn’t 8 or 16 tracks as professional […]

1 year, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I recently bought this cassette, and I was shocked by its sound quality. These guys really knew what they were doing! This is, by far, the best sounding release I’ve heard of this famous soundtrack. I didn’t know about MSFL ever but it’s now on my target definitely. I showed it to a friend and […]

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