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On this day in 1979……

..Sony introduced the Walkman, the world’s first portable audio cassette player – in the UK it was initially called the ‘Stowaway’, elsewhere it was known variously as the ‘Soundabout’ or ‘Freestyle’, and over the next thirty or so years they sold a staggering 385 million Walkman’s in cassette, CD, mini-disc […]

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Can Music Cassettes Make A Comeback?

Okay, so we’re all up to speed with the (ahem) ‘vinyl revival’ but rising like the proverbial phoenix from the ashes is the good ol’ cassette….in fact so much so that in recent years Kanye West, Eminem and even Justin Bieber (yikes!) have made limited cassette runs available….here’s a pic […]