Articles tagged “cassettes”

The Top 100 Most Expensive Cassettes Sold on Discogs in 2019

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Cassette sales on Discogs have continued to grow steadily at quite a rapid pace over the past few years. On top of that, the Discogs community has added over 50,000 new submissions to Discogs Database in 2019 compared to the previous year. Due to the often short runs produced and (and the fact that the […]

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How To Care For Cassette Tapes

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Love them or loathe them, the humble audio cassette tape is having a moment. Cassette sales grew nearly 25% in 2018 after an increase of more than 50% in 2017 on the Discogs Marketplace. Let’s take a look into how to keep your cassettes sounding their best. For some cassette collectors, the thrill of finding […]

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Top 100 Most Expensive Cassettes

Cassettes are the fastest-growing format of the big three sold on Discogs. They are cheap to produce, making the format appealing to DIY artists looking to release music without investing thousands of dollars. They are also less frequently purchased than vinyl and CDs, which drives production and supply down. Which, in some cases, can make […]

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Tapes Are Still Awful And You Should Continue To Ignore Them

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Science has proven most people have already bailed by now to go leave an angry comment. Go laugh at them for not reading the article. You could be making tapes and selling/gifting/trading them right now. Tapes are so cheap  C30s are about $0.90 each for a 25 pack shipped to your door. If you’re crafty […]

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Cassette Sales Continue to Grow… How?!

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Could it be time to dust off your old tape deck? If these are words you thought you’d never hear, you’re not alone. But trends in cassette sales seem to be on the upswing. A recently published Nielsen music study showed that cassette sales were up 74% in 2016 compared to the previous year, with […]

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