You guys are going to freak out, but there's a second revival happening alongside the Vinyl Revival: The Cassette Tape Revival.
I know, I know. It's crazy. Cassettes aren't convenient and they don't sound very good. Yet, for about a year now, they've been popping up everywhere I look and their presence is increasing. At shows, online, in stores: Cassettes. Bands are releasing cassettes as follow-ups to vinyl LPs and 7-inches. Take, for instance, this release from Oneida on Scotch Tapes, "the world's worst hi-tech music label ever":
What do you guys think? Why is this happening?
I've put a bid on an old Nak CD-1 because I want to play these cassettes through my hi-fi. Who will be the first hi-fi company to reintroduce a cassette deck? Note to hi-fi companies: SEND IT TO ME FOR BLOG COVERAGE.