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Ra Ra Riot Release Cassettes of Albums

Posted by: Jason Tate (10/28/11)
Ra Ra Riot have teamed up with Working Man Records to release limited cassettes of their albums The Orchard and The Rhumb Line. Each album is limited to 100 copies. Look out vinyl: tape players are staging a comeback.
  
 
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03:08 PM on 10/28/11
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Cassettes Tapes were kinda coming back in 09, I guess they going to be back full force this year or next year? Is it because Compact Disc's arent selling? I love this band but I hate Cassette Tapes, I hope they dont come back.
03:12 PM on 10/28/11
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worst trend ever
03:18 PM on 10/28/11
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at least with records i have like a "listening experience," having to prep it to play it, like get rid of any dust, clean the stylus, etc

do not get the appeal of tapes.
03:54 PM on 10/28/11
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yeah...seriously who decided cassette tapes were cool again. I blame the hipsters.
04:03 PM on 10/28/11
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The appeal of tapes are incredibly stupid imo past making a novelty mixtape. And I only make novelty mixtapes for friends who have cars without CD players (which is surprisingly a lot of them)
04:03 PM on 10/28/11
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Wow, I'm seeing them in an hour. Maybe I'll snag one in person.
04:52 PM on 10/28/11
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Finally, my Teddy Ruxpin can be an über-hipster...
05:13 PM on 10/28/11
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Yeah I'm really not understanding all of the cassette releases recently. My Crosley player has a tape deck, but I don't think I've ever used it. I guess if it's your absolute favorite album and you need it on every format that it is released in....
05:19 PM on 10/28/11
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at least with records i have like a "listening experience," having to prep it to play it, like get rid of any dust, clean the stylus, etc

do not get the appeal of tapes.
You have prep with tape too.

1. Locate cassette player.
2. (after two years of searching for tape player) Wind tape back into spool with pencil.
3. Realize you've made a huge mistake.
05:24 PM on 10/28/11
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The appeal is almost certainly just collectibility, so I don't see why it bothers anyone

...especially since most I've seen are limited to small quantities
07:08 PM on 10/28/11
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I want tapes just because my car has a tape player.
07:09 PM on 10/28/11
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Wow, I'm seeing them in an hour. Maybe I'll snag one in person.
Atlanta?
07:32 PM on 10/28/11
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the tapes can look quite smart, and i have some limited release cassettes that look great and i'm glad to have but won't play too often.

IMO:
Vinyl > Cassettes > CDs
05:12 AM on 10/29/11
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Chapel Hill. They did have the cassette tapes. Looked pretty cool.
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