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Old 12.19.2009, 12:29 AM   #1
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Old 12.19.2009, 07:07 AM   #2
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I was in Africa last Feb and cassette tapes are still going strong.
It was such a nice sight to walk into any music store and see a tape section.
Hundreds of them!

I also walked into a hardware store that had a wall of brand new old school ghettoblasters.
Still regret I didn't get the one with a double deck and fake wood laminate.

 
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Old 12.19.2009, 12:43 PM   #3
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So Africa is really a worm hole to the 80s/early 90s? I agree, definitely should have picked that ghettoblaster up. Not surprised really, obviously no format truly dies.
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Old 12.19.2009, 03:54 PM   #4
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i love the cassete sound, love how compact they are. and i love that you can find them cheap as hell.

i just don't use them very often because well, skipping and repeating tracks is a pain
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Old 12.19.2009, 04:01 PM   #5
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I loved cassette tapes.
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Old 12.19.2009, 09:42 PM   #6
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cassettes stay true to the way you're supposed to hear music. start to finish
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Old 12.20.2009, 03:27 PM   #7
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cassettes stay true to the way you're supposed to hear music. start to finish

...and also vynil.
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...and also vynil.

Vinyl?
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Old 12.21.2009, 12:03 AM   #9
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...and also vynil.


you can skip tracks..........easily.


but fuck this beginning to end shit, listen however you want, besides only like 2% of albums benefit from being listened to beginning to end
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Old 12.21.2009, 03:49 AM   #10
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Vinyl?

 


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Old 12.21.2009, 01:00 PM   #11
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there is a place in vancouver that does them wholesale so needless to say its very popular with all the musicians. i bought a bunch for our own release. painted them all pink.
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Old 12.21.2009, 02:40 PM   #12
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Old 12.21.2009, 03:05 PM   #13
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Old 12.21.2009, 05:52 PM   #14
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my brother went to syria recently and he picked up some tapes of syrian music for me there
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Ban also the term "cuneiform script" whydontcha - who could possibly want to know about that, right? Fucking idiots.
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Verb – “To quarrel about trifles; esp. to quarrel noisily, brawl, squabble”
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