Tag : Philips

4 months, 2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Recently I went to Els Encants, a very big flea market here in Barcelona. It’s a very well organized place, very big, with lot of stuff and small stores selling their 2nd hand stuff. There are some antique stores and even a vinyl store. And the typical rubbish men with almost everything you can think […]

1 year, 2 months ago 0
Posted in: Decks

Once in a time there was a brand called Philips that invented a music format that revolutionized the entire world. It was the compact cassette, and that happened back in 1962. Quoted from the Wikipedia: “In 1962, Philips invented the Compact Cassette medium for audio storage, introducing it in Europe on 30 August 1963 at the Berlin Radio Show, and […]

4 years, 5 months ago 2

Collecting walkmans is great. I love tapes and walkmans and almost anything related to them. But, aside from collecting them I like to collect also rare accesories, like the dbx portable decoder: Also, apart from ‘standard’ walkmans, I like other type of walkmans, like DCC (Digital Compact Cassette, a very unsucessful standard for digital tapes). […]

5 years ago 0
Posted in: Minidiscs, MP3, Walkmans

Today, 1st of october, but 30 yrs ago started to arrive the CD player to the stores, and the decline of the walkman era began. An excellent spanish blog has published a small article about that and they published a photo of my collection, where you can see almost every musical portable player in this 30 years. […]

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