You'd think that, with the rise of CD burners and the fall in the price of CD-Rs, the lowly audiocassette's days would be numbered, and to most they are, right now boarding the same trolley that carried the eight-track, the wire recorder and Beta videotapes to oblivion (we still say audio reproduction reached its pinnacle with the wire recorder, but no one listens). A few of them stick around because they're workable, utilitarian formats (like the LP); could the audiocassette be one of these stubborn... More >>>
By Jay Fram
Mike Davis' Yars' Revenge: "It's like the album Lou Rawls, Flaming Ember, Paul McCartney, Amon Düul, Dennis Coffey, War, Freddie Hubbard and the Children's Television Workshop never recorded together. And Black Sabbath. And Black Oak Arkansas."