Category : Cassettes

1 year, 4 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes

There is a group of enthusiasts at Tapeheads that enjoy making mixtapes and ship through the world to others members. I enjoyed watching and reading their experiences and could not stop myself joining the group. I wanted to make mixtapes for others too and swap with friends in other countries. Miles quickly replied me and offered to send […]

1 year, 6 months ago 3
Posted in: Cassettes, Walkmans

I’m excited to share you a story of passion and bravery. Passion for cassettes, walkmans and music. Bravery for wanting to do something that he never did before: being a DJ but with cassettes and walkmans. That’s what my friend Lorenzo , which is now called ‘TJ Autoreverse’, (TJ as Tape Jockey) did. Considering that […]

1 year, 9 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Well, finally after many weeks of [sporadic] work I could finish my new Guide to excellent recordings which represents the part II of my previous guide to good recordings. On this new guide I cover many new aspects, getting deeper in the techniques of recording with: quality of the cables Muting sound of all open […]

1 year, 9 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Every cassette fan loves to record tapes. Sooner or later many of them want to do good recordings, and with a decent 3-head deck it comes the necessity to adjust the bias for a particular tape. But… what is bias and how should it be adjusted? Learn how in this video:  

1 year, 9 months ago 0

Regarding my last post on which I explained how to use an old HP48 calculator to calculate the total duration of a playlist in Spotify, I guess many readers doesn’t have such a calc. Well, this video will show you how to download and install a free HP48 emulator, so… problem solved!    

1 year, 9 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Every time when I recorded my mixtapes I wanted to be sure that I don’t waste not a few seconds of tape. If you are about to record an entire album on a cassette, it looks that just by having a cassette that matches the total duration of the album is enough… but it isn’t. […]

1 year, 11 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Do you want to digitize your tapes? Have you seen those walkmans with USB output that look so easy to digitize your cassette collection? Well, yes, they are easy to use. But… discover what they didn’t told you in this video about the sound quality of this TAPE2GO. Now here’s the second video of the […]

2 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes

Just for the time when cassettes will become extremely rare and/or expensive, I’ve started searching for brand new ones some years ago. They are increasingly becoming expensive and rare, specially those good ones. It’s not rare to see many at 3-6 euros per unit today. I have quite a big reserve at this moment, and […]

2 years, 4 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I’ve just seen this gallery at flickr, from an user called iri5. It’s better an image than 1000 words… The complete gallery is here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/iris/sets/72157611954107572/

2 years, 6 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes

  I’ve recently added to my collection a very interesting set of quite old SONY tapes. According to the vintage cassette website, they are from 1978-1981 years. I still remember when I first got attracted by music and cassettes, back in those years when I was about 8 years old, my father had those red […]

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