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and you could always use a pencil to rewind one!

Take a stroll down Memorex Lane and relive those golden days of yore at Project C-90: An Ultimate Audiotape Guide. Peruse their insanely exhaustive galleries of the Compact Cassettes you used to listen to your Hall and Oates or your Led Zeppelin or your hip hop mixes on, the Microcassettes you once played back to catch that all-important message from your mother, your girlfriend, boyfriend or ex, and the Minicassettes, which you probably never used at all.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Feb 18, 2012 - 55 comments

Dude, those pants are loud!

"Sonic fabric (woven from 50% cotton and 50% audio cassette tape) emits sound when you run a tape head over it. Because the tape retains its magnetic quality through the weaving process, it acts as a big wide band of tape." Here's an interview with the creator. {via Apartment Therapy}
posted by dobbs on Oct 29, 2006 - 26 comments

terminal decline

Project C-90 is a photo collection of vintage cassette tapes • Meet Artyom, the Russian DJ who built his own cassette turntables • Last week, BBC News declared "Not long left for cassette tapes"Mod your old cassette to make a USB flash stick.
posted by highsignal on Jun 24, 2005 - 10 comments

low-noise heaven

It all seemed perfect: Smiths side A, Pogues side B - or whatever else you wanted. For all the folks getting nostalgic further down the page,we are trying to turn back time for 60 minutes… or, maybe, for 90...
posted by bunglin jones on Mar 17, 2005 - 11 comments

Analog tape crisis

Quantegy, the last remaining branded manufacturer of professional audio tape, closed its doors and filed for Chapter 11. But it seems there's hope that they'll bounce back.
posted by starscream on Mar 16, 2005 - 14 comments

The reel end of analog?

Tip and Shout: 2'' Tape: "But last Friday, [Jeff] Tweedy hit a snag as he prepared for a session in Wilco's Chicago studio space: Nobody could find any of the professional-grade audio tape the band is accustomed to using."
posted by pfafflin on Jan 13, 2005 - 37 comments

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