Now each visitor shall confess The sad valley's restlessness. Nothing there is motionless- Nothing save the airs that brood Over the magic solitude.
Ah, by no wind are stirred those trees That palpitate like the chill seas Around the misty Hebrides! Ah, by no wind those clouds are driven That rustle through the unquiet Heaven Uneasily, from morn till even, Over the violets there that lie In myriad types of the human eye- Over the lilies there that wave And weep above a nameless grave!
Investigating its relevance five decades since its birth. It was also a time when DN Road—the stretch between what was then Victoria Terminus and Churchgate station—was awash with pirated tapes, when albums released in the West would magically appear with poorly photocopied covers and inlays a few days later, and when anyone who owned a double cassette deck would have no problem making new friends.
How does one explain the importance of a mix-tape, for instance, or the inability to jump from track to track at will that had a profound impact on how musicians produced albums? The only reason why some teenagers still know what a mix-tape looks like is the film Guardians Of The Galaxy, where the lead protagonist is emotionally attached to an old tape of songs curated by his mother.
The film ended with him discovering a second cassette, which supposedly provides the soundtrack to a sequel that was released earlier this year.
Where did all the audio cassettes go anyway? To put things into perspective, music cassettes arrived in the US in , slowly elbowing the popular LP out of the way. This was followed by the mass production of blank tapes, which inadvertently helped give birth to hip hop and helped young men like me impress young women by recording selections of songs for their exclusive listening pleasure. By the s, bootleggers were making a killing worldwide, and could be found in most Indian cities by those who knew where to look.
Sales began to decline by the early s though, as mini and compact discs began to appear. Chris George, founder and chief executive officer of the now defunct EasyBuyMusic. Both decks in the MKVII can be set to record, so you can actually make two masters of the same source at the same time.
RTZ Return To Zero function and a repeat playback feature are provided, and you can increase or lower the pitch and tempo while playing back for Karaoke or sports applications.
A microphone input on the front panel makes spontaneous recording solo or mixed with a line level source or a cassette really easy. There is also a pre-listening function that helps you prepare the next song on one deck while the other deck is playing. And of course, you can use the two decks for cassette dubbing at normal speed. If you still value audio cassettes as a reliable recording medium, the Tascam MKVII is a modern, practice-oriented solution at an affordable price.
One of the things that kept cassettes as popular as they were was the fact that the blank media was so inexpensive. Technicalities aside for a moment, there were some very funny moments that came from the marketing departments from companies making Compact Cassettes. Do you remember either of these? One of the areas where the Compact Cassette still has a foothold is the house of worship sector, with sales of machines like the Tascam MKVII still strong enough to make it viable for Tacam to continue to manufacture and sell them.
A lot of places of worship choose to record services to circulate to the housebound or to people who missed the act of worship. Cassette is a very convenient format for 3 reasons. Firstly, with an auto-reverse cassette deck and a C tape you can record a 1. The tapes they made could be played on any compact cassette machine. Also, the Elcaset machines were expensive. Elcaset began a fast fade-out in The Elcaset system was abandoned in , when all the remaining systems were sold off in Finland.
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