[LMB] OT: personal news

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sat Jan 1 21:44:44 GMT 2022



> On Jan 1, 2022, at 1:47 PM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> LPs persisted through the arrival (and near departure) of cassette.  I
> still have a turntable (in a system that cost more than any car I've
> ever owned) but I no longer have a cassette deck in the main system.

LPs were a big advantage.   Before then “albums” were books with a bunch of records in them.  We could stack them on the turnstile.

> 
> Cassettes seem to have some sort of cult following, mind: a friend who
> has recently liquidated most of his assets due to a move from a
> substantial house to a canal boat tells me that blank "metal" C90s are
> fetching around £20 each on eBay.  I must dig out the ones I have,
> there's about £500 worth.

I digitized all of my cassettes, all of my music is now on my computer.


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