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Cassette Tape Nostalgia

Contrary to popular opinion, the analog tape ain't dead yet.

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The consumer market for cassettes is a sliver of what it once was, but books on tape are keeping it afloat. Meanwhile, '80s nostalgists are finding all kinds of imaginative ways to repurpose their old tapes.

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