Why Is This Factory Thriving Making Cassettes?

Cassettes are a hateful technology. They had their time and place but now deserve to be forgotten like the 8-track and the wax cylinder. Yet there are some misguided romantics that want to bring cassettes back into the mainstream. Hey, if it worked with vinyl, right?

Sadly, these Ludditie hipsters are having some success. There’s at least one cassette factory that’s working flat out.


(Via Boing Boing)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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