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The other analog format: Cassette tape decks have never been cheaper to buy

Vinyl's surging popularity is covered ad nauseam in mainstream media; the Audiophiliac ponders the rise of the other major consumer analog audio format, the cassette.

By August 1, 2015


New tool for DJ scratching: Cassette tapes!

Everything old is new again, apparently. Inventor and musician Jeremy Bell shows off his musical invention ScrubBoard, which uses audio cassette tape to scratch like a hip-hop DJ.

By November 12, 2014


Rewind: This Raspberry Pi cassette player plays Spotify tunes from actual tapes

A British maker has built Pi-powered tapes that re-create our physical connection to music for the Digital Age.

By October 21, 2014


Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015


Analog cassettes: The hiss shall rise again

The lowly analog cassette is making a comeback. In 2012, sales were up 13 percent, and the surge continued in 2013!

By May 6, 2014


You make my streams come true: How Spotify came to be my musical wonderland

A lifetime of cassette tapes, CDs, and MP3 players prepared me for an excitingly boundless, but flawed, streaming music experience.

By August 9, 2015


Kids introduced to Walkman cassette players, hilarity ensues

Watch the next generation of gadget lovers attempt to use outdated tech like tape cassettes and a Walkman. Get ready to feel old thanks to the latest "Kids React" video from The Fine Brothers.

By April 14, 2014


Pandora, Apple Music, Slacker and TuneIn: Which online radio app is right for you?

Internet radio services deliver endless music suited to your tastes, or can connect you with live radio broadcasts all over the world. This guide covers the top services to help you pick the best choice for your listening habits.

By June 18, 2015


Cassette tape, the other analog format

Was the cassette the MP3 of its era? Still alive and kicking, the cassette just celebrated its 50th anniversary!

By August 10, 2013


What's the best music streaming service?

Let's crowd-source an answer to this important question, with a special eye toward families with multiple users.

By November 21, 2014