Cassettes

We Just Reached Peak Hipster With A Cassette-Playing Turntable

We Just Reached Peak Hipster With A Cassette-Playing Turntable

Are you happy now, hipsters? Instead of walking away from your fashionable fad at its peak hipness, you’ve let it linger long enough to become a consumer commodity. Not only is hipster-beloved brand Urban Outfitters thriving, it’s now spawning unholy consumer electronics like this cassette-playing turntable.

Inside The Last Factory That Still Makes Audio Cassette Tapes

Inside The Last Factory That Still Makes Audio Cassette Tapes

Bloomberg Businessweek recently toured National Audio Company, a shop in Springfield, Missouri, and one of the last and definitely the largest remaining manufacturers of the classic audio cassette tape. It’s almost adorable to see all the old machines whirring to pump out tapes that you thought no longer existed.