The Tale of the (Mix)Tape

The Tale of the (Mix)Tape

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Gregory Han
Mar 20, 2012

Over the weekend I paid a visit to my mom's house to help clean out the garage where I still store some boxes from my days of youth. And amongst the piles of CD-Rs, DVD-Rs, Zip disks, and even a few Jaz disks, I unearthed a few remaining custom recorded cassette tapes...

Attribute it to the 80's era I grew up in, but tapes will forever hold much more fond memories than their digital equivalents, simply for the fact they required such patience and planning to put together a proper mixtape. Today's roundup is dedicated to you, ole trusty 90 minute Maxell tape, where hours of KDAY AM radio hip-hop and KNAC metal bands were recorded for listening later on the walkman....

Trompe L'Oeil Tape Floor Mat
The Paper Tigers Audiotape Stationery
EOS Mixtape Watch
Jason Amendolara's Cassette Bag
Nostalgic Chair/Silla Cassette

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