Not only the vinyl is heropgeleefd, also another format that existed long before death was held, is on a comeback: the cassette.
The cassette is about as big as a smartphone, and can be up to 120 minutes of music (or speech). It was once an almost fully-fledged alternative to vinyl records. Blank cassettes were for many, this is the perfect means to cheap music in the home by simply borrowed records to tape. The advent of the cd and the digital revolution, have made the cassette-only flea markets popping up. But the format is a revival in progress, message loudersound.com.
The website noted that, for example, Amazon new cassettes sell while they are “not cheap”. Examples are “Nevermind” from Nirvana, the soundtrack of the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018), “Back in Black” by AC/DC and “Hysteria” by Def Leppard that even on chrome, the “HD quality” of a cassette, to grab.
Although less than 1 percent of their share in the market to put it mildly, is small, the sale in Great Britain more than doubled last year, know loudersound.com. In 2017 were 22,000 new cassettes on the counter. In the first half of this year sales by 90 percent compared to the same period in 2017.