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The October edition of Record Collector magazine published an article about the significance of cassette culture in the UK and listing 21 rare but sought after cassette releases. In the US, cassette culture activity extended through the late s and into the s.
Although larger operators made use of commercial copying services, anybody who had access to copying equipment such as the portable tape to tape cassette players that first became common around the early s could release a tape, and publicize it in the network of fanzines and newsletters that served smaller markets.
Therefore cassette culture was an ideal and very democratic method for making available music that was never likely to have mainstream appeal. Many found in cassette-culture music that was more imaginative, challenging, beautiful, and groundbreaking than output released on vinyl.
The Grateful Dead allowed their fans to record their shows. For many years the tapers set up their microphones wherever they could.
The eventual forest of microphones became a problem for the official sound crew. Eventually this was solved by having a dedicated taping section located behind the soundboard, which required a special "tapers" ticket.
The band allowed sharing of tapes of their shows, as long as no profits were made on the sale of their show tapes. Taping and trading became a Grateful Dead sub-culture.
The Soviet cassette culture was defined by shortages of pre-recorded music and by censorship. The state-controlled recording firm Melodiya issued very few popular contemporary Western music acts; many of these acts were banned as "ideologically harmful" for violence, eroticism, homosexuality, neofascism, anticommunism and anti-Soviet propaganda.
Compact cassettes allowed easy duplication and distribution of foreign records smuggled into the country. The cynical answer is that the format — its days of widespread use gone forever — is now merely a new frontier for object fetishism. With vinyl records widely available everywhere from specialist stores to Tesco, the cassette is the perfect medium for hipsters and the inveterately wacky to show off with. But beyond the novelty factor, there is something seductive about the format. The cassette has a tactile and intimate element to it compared with the corporate magic of streaming millions of songs.
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Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.Oct 16, · Did you know those old cassette’s you’ve not played in ages could be worth £’s? Before you finally eject them, make sure you are not throwing away something valuable. The world of portable technology has moved far beyond Cassettes, with the rise of MP3 and global streaming sites like Spotify, but tapes have.